This longtime PGA Tour veteran collected two victories early in the 2010 season – at the Verizon Heritage and the Transitions Championship. In 15 PGA Championship appearances, Furyk’s best finish came in 1997 at Winged Foot where he tied for sixth. Furyk finished tied for 63rd in the 2009 PGA Championship. Jim Furyk Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
Els will be playing in his 17th PGA Championship this week. Even though this three-time major champion has never hoisted the Wanamaker Trophy, he has come close, with four top-five finishes and a tie for sixth at the 2009 PGA Championship at Hazeltine National. By his own account he's playing his best golf of the past few years with two Tour victories in March and a top-three finish at the U. S. Open. Ernie Els South Africa
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