2005 PGA Championship


2005 PGA Championship

Infobox_Individual_Golf_Tournament
tournament_name = 2005 PGA Championship


dates = August 11 - 15, 2005
location = Springfield Township, Union County, New Jersey
course = Baltusrol Golf Club
tour = PGA Tour
PGA European Tour
Japan Golf Tour
par = 70
yardage=7,392
field = 156 players, 79 after cut
cut = 144 (+4)
purse =$6,500,000
winners_share =$1,170,000
Champion = Phil Mickelson
Score = 276 (-4)
The 2005 PGA Championship was the 87th PGA Championship, played from August 11 to August 15, 2005 at the Baltusrol Golf Club Lower Course in Springfield Township, Union County, New Jersey. [ [http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/2005/ 2005 PGA Championship Official Site] ] It was the first PGA Championship held at Baltusrol, which had hosted the U.S. Open seven times, and was the first major championship at Baltusrol since Lee Janzen won the 1993 U.S. Open. Phil Mickelson earned his second major win by flopping a chip out of deep rough to 2 feet for birdie on the final hole for a one-shot victory over Steve Elkington and Thomas Bjørn. The purse was $6.5 million and Mickelson took home $1.17 million.

Field

#All former PGA Champions
#Winners of the last five U.S. Opens (2001-2005)
#Winners of the last five Masters (2001-2005)
#Winners of the last five British Opens (2001-2005)
#The 2005 Senior PGA Champion
#The low 15 scorers and ties in The 2004 PGA Championship
#The 25 low scorers in The 2005 PGA Club Professional Championship
#The 70 leaders in official money standings from the 2004 International through the 2005 Buick Open
#Members of the 2004 United States Ryder Cup Team
#Winners of tournaments co-sponsored or approved by the PGA Tour and designated as official events from The 2004 PGA Championship to The 2005 PGA Championship. (Does not include pro-am or team competitions).
#In addition, The PGA of America reserves the right to invite additional players not included in the categories above.
#The 156-player field will be filled (in order) by those players below 70th place in official money standings from the 2004 International through the 2005 Buick Open.

[http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/2005/players_eligibility.html "Full eligibility list"]

Round-by-round summary

First round (Thursday)

After round one there is a logjam up at the top with twenty seven players within two shots of the lead. Six players including Phil Mickelson shot three under 67 for a one shot lead over the rest of the field. Defending champion Vijay Singh shot an even par 70 and is three shots off the lead.

Final round (Sunday)

The final round was not finished on Sunday for the first time since 1986. Rain delayed much of the action which ended with Tiger Woods as the clubhouse leader at two under. Phil Mickelson was putting for par on the 14th hole when play was suspended at 6:35 p.m. Thomas Bjørn with four holes left and Steve Elkington with three holes left were one shot off of Mickelson.

Final round (Monday)

Play resumed at 10:05 a.m with six players on the course within three shots of the lead. Headed to the 72nd hole Phil Mickelson was tied for the lead at three under with Thomas Bjørn and Steve Elkington. Mickelson birdied the par 5 18th to win his second major title. Mickelson flopping a chip from the deep grass some 50 feet from the cup for a tap-in birdie that gave him a one-shot victory. Elkington and Bjorn both missed birdie putts and had to settle for par on the 554-hole closing hole. Mickelson became the seventh wire-to-wire winner at the PGA Championship and the first since Tiger Woods in 2000. The round of the day belonged to Ted Purdy who ended up in a tie for tenth after a final round 66. It was first Monday finish at the PGA Championship since 1986, when Bob Tway holed a bunker shot on the 72nd hole to beat Greg Norman.

References

External links

* [http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/2005/ PGA Championship Official Site]
* [http://baltusrol.org/baltusrol/home.cfm Official website]


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