July 2016: Jimmy Walker Wins PGA Championship
Updated February 11, 2017 | Infoplease Staff
Here's a slideshow depicting the major U.S. news events of July 2016.
1. No Charges Filed for Hillary Clinton 2. Police Shooting in Baton Rouge 3. Police Shooting in Minnesota 4. Protest Turns Deadly in Dallas 5. Obama Sends More Troops to Iraq 6. Trump Picks Pence 7. Police Officers Targeted in Baton Rouge 8. Producer Garry Marshall Dies 9. Roger Ailes Steps Down 10. Another Nightclub Shooting in Florida 11. Hillary Clinton Makes History 12. Verizon Buys Yahoo 13. Jimmy Walker Wins PGA
- Jimmy Walker Wins PGA Championship
- On July 31, 2016, Jimmy Walker, a 37-year-old from Texas, takes home the PGA championship after beating opponent Jason Day. Walker finishes the major one shot ahead of Day; the victory moving Walker from 29th to 4th in the Ryder Cup standings. If Day had won the major he would have joined Tiger Woods as the only two to win back-to-back PGA championships. After winning Walker states, "There was nothing easy about the day, really about the week, for that matter. Especially coming down the last hole."
- Photo source: AP Photo/Seth Wenig
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