Golf's Majors are renowned for bringing together the world's best professional golfers who compete at the highest level of the sport. However, every now and then, a captivating storyline emerges as a non-touring professional, often referred to as a club pro, defies the odds and leaves an indelible mark on these prestigious tournaments.
We explore some of the most remarkable performances by club pros at golf's Majors over the past three decades, showcasing their incredible talent and inspiring journeys.
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Club Pros Shining at Golf's Majors
Michael Block at the 2023 PGA Championship: Fresh in our memory is Michael Block's exceptional performance at the 2023 PGA Championship held at Oak Hill. Block, a club pro at Arroyo Trabuco Golf Club in Mission Viejo, California, exceeded expectations by finishing in a tie for 15th. His impressive feat was made even more remarkable considering he had only qualified for the tournament by finishing second in the 2023 PGA Professional Championship in April. Block's accomplishment highlighted the immense skill possessed by some club pros and the ability to compete alongside the world's best.
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