The 2013 PGA Championship from Oak Hill Country Club has been one of the most exciting major championships of the year thus far, and Day 4 of the event is bound to be the wildest of the tournament.
Jim Furyk currently leads after 54 holes, but with an incredible field of players behind him challenging for the win (stars like Jason Dufner, Rory McIlroy and Adam Scott are within striking distance) Sunday is shaping up to be a great afternoon for golf.
Anything can happen on the final day of a major tournament. With every player in the field looking to play the best round of their event, Sunday is going to be a great finale to the 2013 PGA Championship.
When: Sunday, Aug. 11
Where: Oak Hill Country Club, Rochester, N.Y.
Watch: TNT and CBS
Live Stream: PGA.com
Day 4 PGA Championship TV Schedule
|Round 4||TNT||11 a.m. - 2 p.m. ET|
|CBS||2-7 p.m. ET|
Table information via MajorsChampionships.com.
2013 PGA Championship Leaderboard
Serious Contenders to Steal the Show
Veteran Jason Dufner is one of the most likeable players in the sport, but he has never found the major success on the PGA Tour that many had expected he should have by now.
Dufner is always calm, cool and collected on the course, and with leader Jim Furyk just one shot ahead on the leaderboard, he has been afforded the chance to just play his game without the pressure of carrying the lead into the final day.
There is a precedent for how Dufner will perform on Day 4 with a chance for a win within reach, and his second-place finish in the PGA Championship in 2011 should be enough to give him the confidence to perform well under the immense pressure on Sunday.
Despite the focus coming into this tournament on Irish prodigy Rory McIlroy’s slide from the upper echelon, the 24-year-old is proving that he is still one of the best players in the world, entering Day 4 at three under par and tied for seventh overall.
McIlroy will need the players ahead of him on the leaderboard to falter and struggle. If he can manage a great round (looking for three or four under par on Sunday), there is no question that he will be in contention for the win at the end of the day.
Not only is McIlroy playing well this week at the PGA Championship, but the fact that he also has a previous victory in the major (2012) and two top-three finishes (2009 and 2010) proves he has the mental ability to withstand the pressure of the situation.
All stats and information via PGA.com.