The Highlights of the 2022 PGA Championship – Part II
The 2022 PGA championship began on May 19, 2022 and ended on May 22, 2022. This year’s championship was remarkable. It was a highly competitive event that saw seasoned golfers compete for the cup. The event was held at Southern Hills Country Club, located in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
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Who won the 2022 PGA Championship?
The winner of the 2022 PGA championship was Justine Thomas. He shot 67 and finished 5 under, which gave him a resounding victory. Justine gave an unexpected defeat to Will Zalatoris after playing a 3-hole playoff.
His win was incredibly a come-from-behind win. This win helped Justine claim the PGA Championship for the second time. His first win was in 2017. The PGA 2022 highlights show the winner was expected to pocket $2.7 million.
Before the final round, Justine Thomas was closely behind Mito Pereira by only 7 shots. Luck was on his side after he managed to level up and exceed by two shots. He managed to score on the 11th hole, 12th, and 17th to finish 3 under against the back of 9.
Pereira was not letting go, and he managed to score 3 over against the back of 9. By all means, he was headed to get a landslide win. The entire event was recorded, and fans can watch it on YouTube to get highlights of the event.
Will Zaratoris was keeping Thomas on his toes. Both tied in the first playoff hole. However, Thomas managed to birdie the second, but Zalatoris managed par. What gave Thomas a win was the final playoff hole. He managed 2-putt par in the 18th to receive a historical win.
The PGA 2022 leaderboard
The PGA 2022 leaderboard shows Will Zalatoris scored 4 in the 13th hole and 4 in the 17th, while the winner Justin Thomas made a 4 in the 13th, 3 in the 17th, and 4 in the 18th to record a total of 11. Other key player in the Championship was Mito Pereira, who scored -5 in rank T-1. In rank T-3, Cameron Young scored -4. Chris Kirk made it to rank T-5 with a score of -3. He was in the same rank as Matt Fitzpatrick, who scored -3, and Tommy Fleetwood with the same score. Thomas maintains a record of the major PGA Champions who are still in their twenties.