31 st PGA Grand Slam of Golf
Newsletter No. 2 | June 2013 www.PGA.com
Steady Justin Rose Emerges as Man of the Moment at Merion Captures U.S. Open to Land Second Berth in 2013 PGA Grand Slam of Golf
in the Ryder Cup, earns a berth in the 31st PGA Grand Slam of Golf, Oct. 14-16, at Port Royal Golf Course in Southampton, Bermuda. Rose joins Masters Champion Adam Scott in the elite foursome. The Grand Slam quartet will be completed by the winners of the 142nd Open Championship, July 18-21, at Muirfield, East Lothian, Scotland; and the 95th PGA Championship, Aug. 8-11, at Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, N.Y. Rose executed like a champion on the closing two holes at Merion. He hit a 5-iron to the first cut of rough, pin-high on the par-3 17th hole for an easy par. He followed by hitting a tee shot
Withstanding a course that refused to yield, Justin Rose delivered the steadiest performance to capture the 113th U.S. Open Championship, with Phil Mickelson coming away with a sixth runner-up finish. Rose captured his first major championship on June 16, with a calm demeanor and three clutch shots on the punishing closing holes at Merion Golf Club in Ardmore, Pa. A par on the 18th hole gave him an even-par 70, which made him the first Englishman in 43 years to win America’s national championship. Rose, who also left Mickelson with heartbreak last fall by defeating him in a key singles match
Padraig Harrington 2012 PGA Grand Slam of Golf Champion 2013 Major Golf Championships • 77 th Masters Winner: Adam Scott • 113 th U.S. Open Winner: Justin Rose • 142 ND Open Championship July 18-21 • 95 th PGA Championship August 8- 11
31 ST PGA GRAND SLAM OF GOLF Dates: October 14- 16, 2013 Site: Port Royal Golf Course, Bermuda Purse: $1.35 million 2012 CHAMPION: Padraig Harrington Television: (All Times Eastern and Pacific) First Round – October 15, TNT 4 - 7 P.M. Second Round – October 16, TNT 4 - 8 P.M. TNT’s prime-time broadcast of the event is distributed to a worldwide audience of more than 500 million viewers in more than 100 countries.
With the U.S. Open Trophy in hand, Justin Rose became the first Englishman to win in 43 years.
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