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IT’S here. KPMG/PGA/LPGA Championship week at Olympia Fields is on the tee.
Several golf greats started the week with skills competition on the 8th hole of the South Course at host club Olympia Fields.
KPMG Ambassadors Phil Mickelson and Stacy Lewis, along with defending champion Brooke Henderson, and star Lydia Ko.
A great afternoon was had by all, as this week of major championship golf, and a seminar for the benefit of women got underway. After the competition both Henderson and Mickelson spoke with the media.
Click here to hear interviews with KPMG defending champion Brooke Henderson (1st) and then Phil Mickelson.
This week at 150 of the top female professionals will descend on the Olympia Fields Country Club for the 2017 KPMG PGA Championship.
In 2018 the championship will remain in the Chicago area when it moves north to the Kemper Lakes Golf Club in Kildeer in north suburban Lake County.
In addition to Henderson, Lewis and Ko, other top players in the field do include. Na, Yeon Choi of Korea, Paul Creamer, Charley Hull, Christie Kerr, Brittany Lang, Belen Mozo of Spain, Gerina Piller, Morgan Pressel, and Lexi Thompson.
Tickets are on sale on line or at Olympia Fields Country Club. Round 1 is Thursday with the final round wrapping up on Sunday afternoon. There is television coverage all four days with Thursday and Friday on The Golf Channel, and on the weekend on NBC.
The Gog Blog returns with a full review of the KPMG Championship on Wednesday.