Odds, according to Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook, for favorite Dustin Johnson of the U.S. to win the PGA Championship. Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy, a two-time PGA champion, was the second pick, at 12-1. American Justin Thomas, the defending champion, was listed at 14-1. Play begins today at Bellerive Country Club in St. Louis (tee times).
Number of major championships in which Davis Love III will have competed when he tees off Thursday in the PGA Championship at Bellerive Country Club in St. Louis (tee times). Love, 54, a 21-time winner on the PGA Tour and member of the World Golf Hall of Fame, won the 1997 PGA. With his 100th major start, Love will tie Nick Faldo for 14th place on the all-time list. Jack Nicklaus tops the list with 164 starts in major championships.