Senior PGA Championship, the oldest major

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Senior PGA Championship, the oldest major

Everything is ready in Benton Harbor, Michigan, in the United States of America, for the KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship, the oldest of the five men's senior golf majors. The event, scheduled from 26 to 29 May, will take place on the Harbor Shores route.

There will be 156 participants in the event and, among them, also Emanuele Canonica. The blue, who won the Johnnie Walker Championship on the European Tour in 2005, will try to hit a prestigious result and succeed in the roll of honor to Alex Cejka, winner in 2021.

In addition to the German, the last Ken Tanigawa will also be present. (winner in 2019), Paul Broadhurst (champion in 2018), Bernhard Langer (2017), Rocco Mediate (2016) and Colin Montgomerie, who took the title in 2014 and 2015.

KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship, schedule

The event will be held over a distance of 72 holes (18 per day) with the Stroke Play formula. Colin Stuart Montgomerie is a Scottish golfer, often referred to as Monty. He has had one of the best careers among the players of the PGA European Tour, managing to win the final ranking of the Order of Merit eight times, i.e.

the players who have won the most awards during the season, including seven consecutively from 1993 to 1999. Overall in his career he has won 40 tournaments. Bernhard Langer (Arnhausen, 27 August 1957) is a German golfer. Turning pro in 1976 he has won numerous tournaments in both Europe and the United States.

Among his greatest successes are the 2 victories won at the Masters in 1985 and 1993. In 1981 and 1984 he won the European Tour Order of Merit, which is the ranking of the players who have won the most awards during the season.

In 2004 he was captain for Europe of the Ryder Cup, in the edition played at the Oakland Hills Country Club, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, achieving the victory for his team. Overall in his career he has imposed himself in 74 tournaments.

Emanuele Canonica (Moncalieri, 7 January 1971) is an Italian golfer. He won the Italian National Juniors Championship in 1990 and was part of the Italian team that won the gold medal at the European Youths' Championship that same year.

He turned pro in 1991. After playing in several Challenge Tour events he qualified for the European Tour in 1994 and 1995. In 2005 he won a European Tour tournament for the first time the Johnnie Walker Championship. In 2009 he was José María Olazábal's caddy in The Masters tournament.