Madison’s Steve Stricker was met with a standing ovation on Sunday as he walked up the 18th fairway at Whistling Straits for the final time. Wisconsin golf fans showed their appreciation for Stricker, who shot a final-round two-under-par 70 to finish four shots under par at the 97th PGA Championship.
Stricker got off to a good start during his final round on Sunday, climbing to five-under-par through 12 holes. He birdied ten, eleven and twelve but he ran into trouble from there and was unable to regain his momentum.
Stricker heads into the offseason feeling much better about his future and after playing a limited schedule (9 starts this year), he hopes to play in more events next season. Stricker said his next event probably won’t come until December when he’ll likely play in the Shark Shootout in Florida. [Read more…]