Morikawa Stuns at 2020 PGA Championship

Southwestern Amateur

Just five years removed from playing in the Southwestern Amateur, 23-year-old Collin Morikawa stuns the golfing world in hoisting the Wannamaker Trophy at the PGA Championship held at TPC Harding Park in San Francisco, California. His chip-in on 15 and magnificent eagle of 16 propelled him past a logjam of players. With the victory, Morikawa joins Jack Nicklaus (1963), Tiger Woods (1999) and Rory McIlroy (2012) as Wanamaker Trophy holders at age 23 and joins an elite group of Southwestern Amateur players who have gone on and won one of professional golf’s major tournaments.

Former Southwestern players Bryson DeChambeau (2012) and Matthew Wolff (2017) tied for fourth place, two shots behind Morikawa. Read more…