Category: US PGA Championship 2015


Jimmy Walker’s ‘bus partner’ Jason Day leads tributes to new US PGA champion

• I know exactly that feeling and he’s a very deserving winner, says Day
• Walker gave Butch Harmon a bottle of Bordeaux as thanks for his help

The popularity of major champions is always easy to determine. That is, by the scale of plaudits those who fell short will offer to the winner.

On Sunday night, social media was awash with high-level praise towards Jimmy Walker for his success at the US PGA Championship. At the venue itself, Jason Day hung around in narrow defeat to make a point of congratulating the 37-year-old. Jordan Spieth and Rickie Fowler, who had not even competed at the top of the leaderboard, did likewise.

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