Aug.11 — Collin Morikawa stunned the sports world with his victory at TPC Harding Park to secure the PGA Championship title. The twenty three year old’s drive on 16 set the stage for a remarkable run and ties him with Tiger, Rory McIlroy and Jack Nicklaus as the youngest player to win the PGA Championship…Morikawa recaps the victory with Bloomberg’s Vonnie Quinn.
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Jack William Nicklaus, nicknamed The Golden Bear, is an American retired professional golfer. He is widely considered to be one of the greatest golfers of all time. He won 117 professional tournaments in his career.
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Rory McIlroy MBE is a professional golfer from Northern Ireland who is a member of both the European and PGA Tours.
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Along with Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods, he is one of three players to win four majors by the age of 25. In 2012, he became the youngest player to reach $10 million in career earnings on the PGA Tour.
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