Wow:Tiger Woods joins JT with scouting mission ahead of PGA Championship at Valhalla

Tiger Woods amid the 2022 PGA Championship. Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Pictures

Jack Milko Jack Milko has been playing golf since he was five a long time ancient. He has however to record a hole-in-one, but he did secure an M.A. in Sports News coverage from St. Bonaventure College.

Tiger Woods is in Kentucky scouting Valhalla Golf Club, the location of this year’s PGA Championship.

Woods will endeavor to play all 72 gaps within the PGA Championship for the primary time since 2020, when he tied for 37th at TPC Harding Stop in San Francisco. He did not compete in 2021 and 2023 and pulled back in 2022 at Southern Slopes after the third circular.

The @TWLegion X account, which tracks Woods, first detailed the news of his trip to Valhalla, which came on the heels of Justin Thomas visiting the course.

On Sunday, Thomas posted to his Instagram account a picture of the beautiful 18th gap at Valhalla, a dogleg par-5 that has delivered bounty of show over the a long time.

In 2014, the final time Valhalla facilitated the PGA Championship, Rory McIlroy won by a stroke over Phil Mickelson. But the circular finished in nearly total obscurity. McIlroy and Bernd Wiesberger—the last blending that day—raced to wrap up the circular, teeing off with Mickelson and Rickie Fowler—the penultimate pairing—still within the fairway. It created a strange scene that’s moreover McIlroy’s final major triumph.

Fourteen a long time earlier, Weave May gave Woods a run for his cash at the tallness of his powers. New off triumphs at the U.S. Open and Open Championship, Woods had his third straight major title in his sights. Both players carded 5-under 31s on the back nine, which included a combine of birdies on the par-5 18th. Woods at that point won in a three-hole playoff, with his birdie on the 16th gap being one of the foremost characterizing minutes of his career.

Tiger Woods embraces Bounce May after the playoff at the 2000 PGA Championship. Getty Pictures

The 1996 PGA Championship at Valhalla moreover finished in a playoff. Stamp Brooks birdied the 18th gap to drive additional gaps with Kentucky local Kenny Perry. At the time, the PGA of America utilized a sudden-death playoff, so play started on the par-5 18th gap. Brooks made a birdie there, whereas Perry missed the fairway and did not reach the green in four—handing the Wanamaker Trophy to Brooks.

Of course, Valhalla too facilitated the 2008 Ryder Glass, in which the Americans won the biennial competition for the primary time since 1999. Woods did not compete at that point, recuperating from knee surgery after his electric U.S. Open win at Torrey Pines three months earlier.

All things considered, Woods has had victory at this course some time recently and maybe he can deliver one more special moment on this Jack Nicklaus layout. At any rate, Valhalla will without a doubt deliver more show in 2024.

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