A glance at the final round of the PGA Championship
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) A glance at the final round Sunday of the PGA Championship at Quail Hollow Club.
WINNER: Justin Thomas, who shot a 3-under 68 for an 8-under 276 and a two-stroke victory over Francesco Molinari, Louis Oosthuizen and Patrick Reed.
HOW MANY: Thomas won his first major championship.
HOW: Thomas emerged from a five-way tie with three birdies on the back nine.
SHOT OF THE DAY: Thomas chipped in from 40 feet on the par-3 13th hole.
SHOT OF THE DAY 2: Jon Rahm stood with his back facing the green and hit a one-handed chip onto the 18th green.
KEY STAT: The key 16th hole yielded only two birdies and the scoring average there was 4.32.
NOTEWORTHY: Thomas is the son and grandson of PGA club pros.
QUOTEWORTHY: ”I felt like I was ready. It just was about going out and doing it.” – Thomas.
NEXT YEAR: The 2018 PGA Championship will be played at Bellerive Country Club in St. Louis.