I was very excited about this year’s USPGA Championship being back at Whistling Straits, a golf course that I’d really enjoyed and played well on when we were here in 2004. And I couldn’t have made a better start to my challenge. I birdied the first hole on Thursday and went bogey free for the full 18 holes to shoot 68 and be just one shot off the lead. I played really well; in fact, it was probably one of my best rounds of the year in terms of how my swing felt, my all round ball striking and the feeling of being in control of my golf game. After that, though, I just wasn’t as sharp overall as I was on that first afternoon of the championship.
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