Featured Groups Released for the PGA Championship
Featured groups have been released for the 105th PGA Championship this week at Oak Hill Country Club and four of the marquee groups will be playing consecutively Thursday morning in Rochester.
This International trio includes 3 of the top 8 players in the world.@ROLEX | #ROLEX pic.twitter.com/hG0GwQu6mm— PGA Championship (@PGAChampionship) May 16, 2023
World No. 1 Jon Rahm is in the PGA’s traditional grouping of the three previous major championship winners. Rahm, the Masters champ, will play with reigning U.S. Open champion Matthew Fitzpatrick and Open Championship winner Cameron Smith. The trio will go off the 10th tee Thursday at 8:33 a.m. Their second-round time is at 1:58 p.m. on Friday.
Koepka has never missed a cut at the PGA Championship.— PGA Championship (@PGAChampionship) May 16, 2023
Scheffler has 2 top-10s in 3 Championship appearances.
And Woodland has 5 top-10s in his 10 appearances.@ROLEX | #ROLEX pic.twitter.com/dP6ngrJBwO
Teeing off right at 8 a.m. is world No. 2 Scottie Scheffler, winner of two PGA TOUR events this year, including The Players Championship. He is with two-time PGA champion Brooks Koepka (2018, 2019) and Gary Woodland.
8 total Majors. 5 of the last 11 PGA Champions.— PGA Championship (@PGAChampionship) May 16, 2023
Who adds to their trophy case this week?@ROLEX | #ROLEX pic.twitter.com/cgD3BFKkLT
Behind them, at 8:11 a.m., is another heavyweight pairing with three PGA champions who have won a combined five PGA titles. World No. 3 Rory McIlroy, PGA champion in 2012 and 2014, is paired with reigning PGA champion Justin Thomas, also a winner in 2017, and Collin Morikawa, the winner of the 2020 PGA Championship at Harding Park.
Jordan Spieth is attempting to complete the Grand Slam in a trio of golf virtuosos.@ROLEX | #ROLEX pic.twitter.com/OKwuUtZkjA— PGA Championship (@PGAChampionship) May 16, 2023
Jordan Spieth, Shane Lowry and Viktor Hovland will play in the next grouping at 8:22 a.m. Spieth, is a three-time major champion, but only needs the PGA Championship to collect the career Grand Slam. He finished second in the 2015 PGA, the year he won both the Masters and the U.S. Open.