The Wanamaker Trophy
Thursday begins the last major of the 2013 season, the PGA Championship at Oak Hill in New York. This Donald Ross design last hosted the PGA Championship in 2003 when Shaun Micheel hit his famous laser 7-iron to a few inches to seal his fate in golf history as a major champion. There are numerous different storylines to pursue this week, but a few stand out....
The press room at Oak Hill looked the same as it did 10 years ago to Shaun Micheel, with a few notable exceptions.
The Wanamaker Trophy was gone.
The empty chairs outnumbered reporters by a 5-to-1 margin.
And it was the wrong day of the week.
''I wish it wasn't Tuesday,'' he said, settling into a chair to talk about the memories of his PGA Championship victory...
If you're a golfer chasing that first major title, you've come to the right place.
The list of winners at the PGA Championship is filled with guys who were once in your spiked shoes.
From Keegan Bradley to Shaun Micheel, there's something about the year's final major that seems to bring out the best in those seeking one of those career-defining victories.