PGA Championship

Day wins PGA Championship

2015-08-17 01:12
Jason Day (File)

Cape Town - Australia's Jason Day has won the 97th PGA Championship at Whistling Straits.

Leaderboard: PGA Championship

Day finished on a score of 20-under par for his maiden Major victory - and a cheque for $1.8 million.

Jordan Spieth, who won this year's Masters and US Open, finished in second place, three strokes behind.

South Africa's Branden Grace finished in third place, a further two shots behind.

Rory McIlroy, who returned to action this week after an ankle injury layoff, finished alone in 17th place on 9-under.

McIlroy's finish, coupled with Spieth's runner-up spot, saw the American move to No 1 in the world.

The year's other Major, the Open Championship at St Andrews, was won by the USA's Zach Johnson.

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