The last major tournament for the year, the PGA Championship 2011, takes place at the Atlanta Athletic Club in Johns Creek, Georgia, with Tiger Woods trying to beat expectations and demonstrate a winning mentality and good form. British Open champion Darren Clarke told said he is confident Tiger Woods is a top contender in the 93rd PGA Championship 2011 after he missed all major tournaments in the past three months due to injuries.
Reporters saw Tiger Woods practicing on the Atlanta Athletic Club course late on Tuesday, while watching fans paid little attention to the star player. At present, Woods is ranked 30th in the world following his absence from the golf courses leaderboards. He has four PGA Championship titles in his collection of golf trophies and PGA Championship 2011 is expected to be a serious challenge for the former number one world golf player.
Woods’s grabbed his last major trophy at the 2008 U.S. Open, while he last won a golf tournament in 2009, according to Reuters. Few pundits expect him to grab the title at PGA Championship 2011 but most of them agree he is not the type of player and personality that will ever surrender on the course or will stop trying to become the golfer with most titles in his career.
The PGA Championship 2011 kicks off round 1 on Thursday and Tiger Woods tee time is at 8:35 AM EST while being paired with Davis Love III and Padraig Harrington.