Is Adam Yang’s DQ at the Kiawah Island Open still wrong?
The disqualification had little effect on how things turned out for Yang or any of his competitors at Kiawah Island. At that point he had no chance of making the cut, let alone winning the tournament, even without the DQ. But it still sits wrong for a few reasons. For one, Yang is a former champion.
Who is Yung Yung Yang?
Yang is best known for capturing the 2009 PGA Championship at Hazeltine, where he overcame a two-shot deficit to Tiger Woods heading into the final round by shooting 70 to Tiger’s 75. Since his triumph, Yang has finished no better than T-36 in the event, last making the weekend in 2015.
Why was ye Yang disqualified from PGA Championship?
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C—Former PGA champ Y.E. Yang was disqualified Friday from the PGA Championship. Yang, 49, was disqualified for signing an incorrect scorecard following his second round at the Ocean Course. According to the PGA of America, Yang signed for a 4 on the par-4 10th when he actually made a bogey 5.
Did Yung Yang make the cut at the PGA Championship?
Yang would have missed the cut regardless after shooting an 85 in the second round. Yang hasn’t made the cut at the PGA Championship since 2015. Yang famously won the 2009 PGA Championship, his lone major win, after overcoming a two-shot deficit to Tiger Woods on the final day of the tournament.