FILE - In this July 1, 2016, file photo, Jordan Spieth tees off on the third hole during the second round of the Bridgestone Invitational golf tournament at Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio. Heading into the PGA Championship the last week of July, S
Tony Dejak, File
August 01, 2014

Facts and figures for the 99th PGA Championship, which starts Thursday at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, North Carolina:

Length: 7,600 yards.

Par: 35-36-71.

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

Defending champion: Jimmy Walker.

Grand Slam: Jordan Spieth can become the sixth - and youngest - player with the career Grand Slam.

Key statistic: The last three PGA Championship winners shot 68 or better all four rounds.

Noteworthy: No one has ever completed the career Grand Slam at the PGA Championship.

Quoteworthy: ''It was only two weeks ago that I was able to get the third leg, and that's fresh in my mind. I'm so happy about that that I can't add pressure to this week.'' - Jordan Spieth.

Key tee times: Jordan Spieth, Brooks Koepka, Sergio Garcia, 8:25 a.m. (10th tee); Rory McIlroy, Jon Rahm, Rickie Fowler, 1:35 p.m. (1st tee).

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

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