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Tony Finau Notified Of Tee Times For First Two Rounds At Upcoming PGA Championship

Photo courtesy of Abigail Keenan for the Tony Finau Foundation

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Tony Finau has been notified of his tee times for the first two rounds of the upcoming PGA Championship, the first major of the season.

On Thursday, Finau will tee off at 8:27 a.m. and 1:52 p.m. on Friday, he will play the first two rounds alongside Patrick Cantlay and Danny Willet.

 

World Golf Ranking Update

Finau dropped in the Official World Golf Ranking and the FedEx Cup standings following his tie for 65th place finish at last week’s WGC FedEx St. Jude Invitational finish. Previously Finau sat 16th in the Official World Golf Ranking but now sits 17th, he slipped from 25th to 27th in the FedEx Cup standings.

TPC Harding Park History

The PGA Championship will be the first major of the season and will be held at the historic TPC Harding Park on the outskirts of San Fransisco. The golf course wraps around Lake Merced and is located just a few miles from the Californian coast that borders the Pacific Ocean.

Swirling winds and rain are a frequent occurrence at TPC Harding Park, which was named after the 29th President of the United States of America, Warren G. Harding, who passed away two years prior to the golf course being founded in San Fransisco, California on his way back from a trip to Alaska.

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Tom Hackett is a Utah and Real Salt Lake Insider for KSLsports.com and host of the It’s Utah’s World Podcast (Utah Football themed) and The Lion’s Den Podcast (Real Salt Lake themed). Follow him on Twitter: @TomCantHackett.