Spieth, chasing the career grand slam, finishes strong to open PGA Championship

  • Spieth, chasing the career grand slam, finishes strong to open PGA Championship

Spieth, chasing the career grand slam, finishes strong to open PGA Championship

Wednesday night he was captured on multiple Twitter feeds singing with Darius Rucker. He has reinvented himself in recent years as a Country singer.

Then came two bogeys on Nos. He struggled with his chipping, then three-putted for a seven.

The tour and the PGA of America officially announced on Tuesday that the PGA Championship would move from August to May and the Players Championship would return to March from May beginning in 2019.

The greens were rolling just fine. Spieth says he was putting defensively.

Spieth played in a threesome alongside Masters victor Sergio Garcia and Koepka, the U.S. Open champion.

Sergio Garcia is the first big name tripped up by Quail Hollow Club's "Green Mile".

By noon, nobody shot better than par on the 16th.

A briefly scary moment unfolded during Thursday's early rounds when Brooks Koepka's drive on No. 16 hit the marshal.

Fortunately, the man appeared to be Okay.

"The disappointing thing was we got put on the clock when we were a hole ahead of the group behind us and that's when my round started to go..." he rued, speaking to RTÉ Sport shortly after signing his card.

The PGA Championship begins today, and it will be a memorable one for one course marshal.

The 29-year-old Day leads the Australian charge on day one, with Adam Scott a shot back at even-par through 11 holes. He made a 10 on that hole, later explaining his actions during his walk to the parking lot by saying "it shows you care, that's all".

Paul Casey and Gary Woodland are the early leaders at 3 under.

Jordan Spieth who won a maiden Open Championship at the Royal Birkdale last month will be entering the competition with the hope to become youngest golfer to complete a career grand slam.

One of the most significant changes was combining the opening two holes into one at 524 yards and a sharp dogleg. "I hit my second shot too quick on the second, missed the green, did well to make bogie, hit a bad iron shot on the next and made par".