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PGA Championship 2017 Quail Hollow: Winners and Losers

Justin Thomas celebrates after the final round of the PGA Championship at the Quail Hollow Club on Aug. 13, 2017, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
Justin Thomas celebrates after the final round of the PGA Championship at the Quail Hollow Club on Aug. 13, 2017, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

CHARLOTTE, N.C.—The 99th PGA Championship played at Quail Hollow marked the final major for 2017. Here’s a summary of the key winners and losers from...




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