Martin Kaymer celebrates with his manager Johan Elliott and his girlfriend Allison Micheletti after the three-hole aggregate playoff following the final round of the 92nd PGA Championship on the Straits Course at Whistling Straits.
Martin Kaymer of Germany celebrates with his girlfriend, Alison Micheletti, after winning a playoff in the PGA Championship golf tournament Sunday, Au.Martin Kaymer of Germany celebrates with his girlfriend, Alison Micheletti, after winning a playoff in the PGA Championship golf tournament Sunday, Aug. 15, 2010, at Whistling Straits in Haven, Wis. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
It’s a shame, really, considering that this PGA was every bit a coming-out party for Gen Z. Along with Kaymer and Johnson, fellow twenty-somethings Nick Watney, Jason Day and generation standard bearer Rory McIlroy all made cameos.
Kohler brought Northern Ireland to Wisconsin with Whistling Straits and McIlroy nearly brought a PGA Championship to Northern Ireland, finishing a stroke outside the playoff despite missing more putts than a Sunday morning four-ball at a local muni.