Senior PGA Championship: Players to keep an eye on

May 22, 2019 08:06 PM

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) -- News10NBC is bringing you an in-depth look at Rochester's first major golf championship since 2013.

The practice rounds and Pro-Am's are done, leaving the real competition for the championship to start Thursday and there are plenty of golfers in this field to keep an eye on.


Plenty of players have major championships to their name. 

Vijay Signh is a three-time major champion and two-time winner of the Senior PGA Championship. The 2006 inductee into the World Golf Hall of Fame joined the Champions Tour in 2013 and has four wins in this tour.

Another player to watch is instantly recognizable because of the large crowds expected when he plays and his aptly named "Loud Mouth Golf Pants."

John Daly is a two-time major champion and has one win on the Champions Tour. He got to Rochester early and met with fans at the Pittsford Pub on Sunday. 

We continue our list of players to watch with the man who most recently won this event, Paul Broadhurst. 

Broadhurst is the defending Senior PGA Championship winner and owns two Champions Tour majors including the 2016 Senior Open Championship. 

But there are plenty of other golfers worth keeping an eye on like former Masters champion Bernhard Ianger.

Retief Goosen is a 2019 inductee to the World Golf Hall of Fame, the two-time U.S. Open winner hopes to add another major championship to his trophy collection.

Corey Pavin was a member of the United States Ryder Cup team that played at Oak Hill in 1995. He's also a former U.S. Open champion.

Speaking of the Ryder Cup, current Ryder Cup Captain Steve Stricker is also in the field and is coming off a recent major win on the Champions Tour. 

News10NBC is the official home for your Senior PGA Championship coverage. We'll have live reports from Oak Hill Country Club and coverage throughout the week on


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