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2009 PGA Championship
Recap and Scores for the 2009 PGA Championship Golf Tournament

There was nothing surprising about the way the 2009 PGA Championship began: Tiger Woods held or shraed the lead for each of the first three rounds. But there was something very surprising about the way this tournament ended: Tiger Woods lost that lead.

Woods led Y.E. Yang by one stroke entering the final round. Woods had taken a lead into the final round of 14 previous majors, and he had won all 14 of those majors. And in most tournaments, major or otherwise, that Tiger led in his career to this point, his playing partner in the final round succumbed to the pressure and fell off the pace.

But not Yang. He caught Woods on the front nine of the final round, then fell one stroke behind again. But on the 14th hole, Yang chipped in for eagle and moved ahead of Woods. Woods had a couple opportunities over the last few holes, but his putting just wasn't on-beam throughout the final round.

On the last hole, with a one-stroke lead, Yang hit a 3-hybrid to within a few feet of the pin, then sank the birdie putt to achieve the final margin of victory.

It marked the second time Yang had beaten Woods down the stretch - he also topped Woods to win the 2006 HSBC Champions tournament in China. Yang also achieved the distinction of being the first men's major championship winner born in Asia.

For Woods, it was his second PGA Championship played at Hazeltine, and the second time a relative unknown had beaten him down the stretch. Rich Beem held off Woods to win the 2002 PGA Championship at Hazeltine.

Defending champion Padraig Harrington was in the mix the whole week until the final day when he made a quintuple bogey on the par-3 No. 8 hole.

2009 PGA Championship Scores
Results from the 2009 PGA Championship golf tournament played at Hazeltine National Golf Club (par 72) in Chaska, Minnesota:

Y.E. Yang 73-70-67-70--280 $1,350,000
Tiger Woods 67-70-71-75--283 $810,000
Lee Westwood 70-72-73-70--285 $435,000
Rory McIlroy 71-73-71-70--285 $435,000
Lucas Glover 71-70-71-74--286 $300,000
Martin Kaymer 73-70-71-73--287 $233,125
Ernie Els 75-68-70-74--287 $233,125
Soren Kjeldsen 70-73-70-74--287 $233,125
Henrik Stenson 73-71-68-75--287 $233,125
John Merrick 72-72-74-70--288 $150,633
Dustin Johnson 72-73-73-70--288 $150,633
Zach Johnson 74-73-70-71--288 $150,633
Graeme McDowell 70-75-71-72--288 $150,633
Francesco Molinari 74-73-69-72--288 $150,633
Padraig Harrington 68-73-69-78--288 $150,633
Hunter Mahan 69-75-74-71--289 $106,567
Vijay Singh 69-72-75-73--289 $106,567
Tim Clark 76-68-71-74--289 $106,567
Ian Poulter 72-70-76-72--290 $81,760
Oliver Wilson 74-72-72-72--290 $81,760
Michael Allen 74-71-72-73--290 $81,760
Corey Pavin 73-71-71-75--290 $81,760
Ross Fisher 73-68-73-76--290 $81,760
Robert Allenby 69-75-75-72--291 $53,113
K.J. Choi 73-72-73-73--291 $53,113
Ben Curtis 73-72-73-73--291 $53,113
Scott McCarron 75-72-71-73--291 $53,113
Stephen Ames 74-71-70-76--291 $53,113
Brendan Jones 71-70-73-77--291 $53,113
John Rollins 73-73-68-77--291 $53,113
Alvaro Quiros 69-76-69-77--291 $53,113
Jeff Overton 72-74-75-71--292 $40,388
Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano 70-77-73-72--292 $40,388
Kevin Sutherland 73-72-74-73--292 $40,388
Steve Flesch 74-73-69-76--292 $40,388
Soren Hansen 72-76-74-71--293 $31,736
Fred Couples 74-74-73-72--293 $31,736
Woody Austin 73-73-73-74--293 $31,736
Thongchai Jaidee 70-76-73-74--293 $31,736
Miguel Angel Jimenez 75-73-71-74--293 $31,736
Boo Weekley 74-74-71-74--293 $31,736
David Toms 69-75-72-77--293 $31,736
Geoff Ogilvy 71-73-78-72--294 $21,113
Kenny Perry 74-70-78-72--294 $21,113
Rich Beem 71-76-75-72--294 $21,113
Luke Donald 71-77-73-73--294 $21,113
Chad Campbell 74-73-73-74--294 $21,113
Kevin Na 73-75-71-75--294 $21,113
Charl Schwartzel 76-70-72-76--294 $21,113
Ben Crane 70-75-72-77--294 $21,113
Thomas Levet 72-75-76-72--295 $16,260
Michael Sim 73-75-76-71--295 $16,260
Camilo Villegas 73-73-76-73--295 $16,260
Anthony Kim 73-74-71-77--295 $16,260
Retief Goosen 77-71-70-77--295 $16,260
Ryo Ishikawa 74-74-76-72--296 $15,525
Charlie Wi 72-76-75-73--296 $15,525
Bob Tway 72-76-74-74--296 $15,525
Hiroyuki Fujita 71-74-73-78--296 $15,525
Tom Lehman 72-74-76-75--297 $15,000
Richard Green 75-73-74-75--297 $15,000
John Mallinger 73-71-76-77--297 $15,000
J.J. Henry 72-73-80-73--298 $14,550
Nathan Green 72-75-76-75--298 $14,550
Angel Cabrera 76-70-76-76--298 $14,550
Jim Furyk 73-75-73-77--298 $14,550
Paul Goydos 70-78-78-73--299 $14,050
David Smail 75-73-75-76--299 $14,050
Rory Sabbatini 74-70-78-77--299 $14,050
Jeev Milkha Singh 74-73-74-78--299 $14,050
Justin Leonard 73-75-73-78--299 $14,050
Stewart Cink 73-73-72-81--299 $14,050
Phil Mickelson 74-74-76-76--300 $13,700
Greg Bisconti 75-72-78-76--301 $13,600
Sean O'Hair 74-73-82-73--302 $13,500
Bob Estes 74-74-77-78--303 $13,300
Grant Sturgeon 73-71-80-79--303 $13,300
Chris Wood 74-73-77-79--303 $13,300
Alastair Forsyth 73-75-75-82--305 $13,100

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