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PGA CHAMPIONSHIP '14: Facts and figures for the final major of the year

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Facts and figures for the PGA Championship:

Event: 96th PGA Championship.

Dates: Aug. 7-10.

Site: Valhalla Golf Club.

Length: 7,458 yards.

Par: 35-36_71.

Field: 156 players (136 tour pros, 20 club pros).

Prize money: $10 million.

Winner's share: $1.8 million.

Defending champion: Jason Dufner.

Last year: Jason Dufner, who lost a four-shot lead with four holes to play in the 2011 PGA Championship, atoned for that collapse by closing with a 68 for a two-shot victory over Jim Furyk. Dufner all but clinched it with a wedge into 2 feet for birdie on the 16th hole. Dufner and Furyk each made bogey on the last two holes. Dufner became the sixth player to win a major with a 63, which he shot in the second round.

Last time at Valhalla: Tiger Woods won his third straight major of 2000, making a 6-foot birdie putt on the 72nd hole to force a playoff with Bob May and beating him in the first three-hole playoff in the PGA Championship.

Last big event at Valhalla: The Americans won the Ryder Cup, 16 1/2-11 1/2, in 2008. Tiger Woods did not play that year.

Ryder Cup: This is the final qualifying event for Americans to earn nine spots on the Ryder Cup team. Points will count double.

Tracking Tiger: Tiger Woods has not scored better than 70 on the weekend of a major since a 67 in the final round of 2011 Masters.

Key statistic: For the first time in 31 years, the first three majors were won by three players who already were major champions.

Noteworthy: Shaun Micheel is the only player in the last 15 years to make the PGA Championship his first victory of the season.

Quoteworthy: "If they both are playing their game, there's not a golf course in the world that doesn't set up well for them." — Jack Nicklaus on whether Valhalla sets up well for Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy.

Television (all times EDT): Thursday and Friday, 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., TNT Sports. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., TNT Sports; 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. CBS Sports. Sunday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., TNT Sports; 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., CBS Sports.

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