The PGA Championship is an annual golf tournament conducted by the Professional Golfers' Association of America.
Golf is a club and ball sport in which players use various clubs to hit balls into a series of holes on a course in as few strokes as possible.
Top 10 Players to watch at the PGA Championship by PGA TOUR
It is one of the four major championships in professional golf, and it is the golf season's final major, played in mid-August on the third weekend prior to Labor Day weekend.
A professional is a member of a profession or any person who earns their living from a specified professional activity.
Labor Day in the United States is a public holiday celebrated on the first Monday in September.
Highlights | Rain-soaked Saturday at the PGA Championship by PGA TOUR
It is an official money event on the PGA Tour, European Tour, and Japan Golf Tour, with a purse of $10 million since the 97th edition in 2015.
The PGA European Tour is an organisation which operates the three leading men's professional golf tours in Europe: the elite European Tour, the European Senior Tour and the developmental Challenge Tour.
The PGA Tour is the organizer of the main professional golf tours played primarily by men in the United States and North America.
The euro sign is the currency sign used for the euro, the official currency of the Eurozone in the European Union.
PGA champions are automatically invited to play in the other three majors for the next five years, and are exempt from qualifying for the PGA Championship for life.
They receive membership on the PGA and European Tours for the following five seasons and invitations to The Players Championship for five years.
The PGA Championship has been held at a large number of venues, some of the early ones now quite obscure, but currently it is usually staged by one of a small group of celebrated courses, each of which has also hosted several other leading events, including the U.S. Open and Ryder Cup.
The Ryder Cup is a biennial men's golf competition between teams from Europe and the United States.