Jason Day claimed his first career major victory on Sunday night. Day’s 20 under par score sets the record for the lowest score in any of the four major championships. Jason Day finally broke through and won a major after contending on several Sunday’s at majors championships. Most recently, Day had close calls at the 2011 Masters, and most recently at this season’s U.S. Open and Open Championship. This victory shows Day’s ability to fight and endure. Day battled vertigo at the U.S. and probably would have won, if not for his condition.
Jordan Spieth added another impressive tournament to his 2015 season. With his solo second place finish, Spieth is now the number one ranked player in the world, according to the Official World Golf Rankings. There are a lot of good young players on tour, but Spieth is in a class of his own. There has not been a golfer as dominant as Spieth since Tiger Woods of the early 2000s.
My favorite to win the PGA Championship was Dustin Johnson. Johnson started the championship off strong leading after the first round. He was unable to capitalize on his lead in the following three rounds. His tournament reached a low point on Sunday when he made a quadruple bogey 8 on the first hole. Johnson is making a habit of starting majors off strong before fading into the weekend and falling out of contention. Hopefully Dustin Johnson can recover from the disappointment and eventually win his first career major victory. He has way too much talent to never win a major.
Up next, we have the Wyndham Championship in Greensboro, North Carolina. This is the last tournament of the regular season before the Fed Ex Cup playoffs start.
By Matt Nadworny @MattNadworny