Golfers prepare for the PGA Championship

Phil Mickelson was elated. Tiger Woods was frustrated. Lee Westwood was trying to pretend he wasn't disheartened.




That was the British Open. That was only 15 days ago.




Time to move on to the next major. Monday was the first official day of practice for the PGA Championship, which feels more like the next page than a new chapter.

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ROCHESTER, NY - AUGUST 07: Hunter Mahan of the United States players a bunker shot during a practice round prior to the start of the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club on August 7, 2013 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
PGA Championship - Preview Day 3
ROCHESTER, NY - AUGUST 07: Hunter Mahan of the United States players a bunker shot during a practice round prior to the start of the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club on August 7, 2013 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
ROCHESTER, NY - AUGUST 07: Hunter Mahan of the United States hits a shot during a practice round prior to the start of the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club on August 7, 2013 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
PGA Championship - Preview Day 3
ROCHESTER, NY - AUGUST 07: Hunter Mahan of the United States hits a shot during a practice round prior to the start of the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club on August 7, 2013 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
ROCHESTER, NY - AUGUST 07: Tiger Woods of the United States hits a shot during a practice round prior to the start of the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club on August 7, 2013 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
PGA Championship - Preview Day 3
ROCHESTER, NY - AUGUST 07: Tiger Woods of the United States hits a shot during a practice round prior to the start of the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club on August 7, 2013 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
ROCHESTER, NY - AUGUST 07: Tiger Woods of the United States works with his coach Sean Foley during a practice round prior to the start of the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club on August 7, 2013 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
PGA Championship - Preview Day 3
ROCHESTER, NY - AUGUST 07: Tiger Woods of the United States works with his coach Sean Foley during a practice round prior to the start of the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club on August 7, 2013 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
ROCHESTER, NY - AUGUST 06: (L-R) Tiger Woods of the United States walks with caddie Joe LaCava during a practice round prior to the start of the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club on August 6, 2013 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
PGA Championship - Preview Day 2
ROCHESTER, NY - AUGUST 06: (L-R) Tiger Woods of the United States walks with caddie Joe LaCava during a practice round prior to the start of the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club on August 6, 2013 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
ROCHESTER, NY - AUGUST 06: A gallery of fans watches at Phil Mickelson of the United States hits a tee shot during a practice round prior to the start of the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club on August 6, 2013 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
PGA Championship - Preview Day 2
ROCHESTER, NY - AUGUST 06: A gallery of fans watches at Phil Mickelson of the United States hits a tee shot during a practice round prior to the start of the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club on August 6, 2013 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
ROCHESTER, NY - AUGUST 06: Keegan Bradley of the United States reacts during a practice round prior to the start of the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club on August 6, 2013 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
PGA Championship - Preview Day 2
ROCHESTER, NY - AUGUST 06: Keegan Bradley of the United States reacts during a practice round prior to the start of the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club on August 6, 2013 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
ROCHESTER, NY - AUGUST 06: Tiger Woods of the United States plays a shot from a bunker during a practice round prior to the start of the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club on August 6, 2013 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
PGA Championship - Preview Day 2
ROCHESTER, NY - AUGUST 06: Tiger Woods of the United States plays a shot from a bunker during a practice round prior to the start of the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club on August 6, 2013 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
ROCHESTER, NY - AUGUST 06: (L-R) Shane Lowry of Ireland talks with Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland during a practice round prior to the start of the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club on August 6, 2013 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
PGA Championship - Preview Day 2
ROCHESTER, NY - AUGUST 06: (L-R) Shane Lowry of Ireland talks with Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland during a practice round prior to the start of the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club on August 6, 2013 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
ROCHESTER, NY - AUGUST 06: Phil Mickelson signs autographs for fans during a practice round prior to the start of the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club on August 6, 2013 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)
PGA Championship - Preview Day 2
ROCHESTER, NY - AUGUST 06: Phil Mickelson signs autographs for fans during a practice round prior to the start of the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club on August 6, 2013 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)
ROCHESTER, NY - AUGUST 07: Tiger Woods of the United States hits a shot during a practice round prior to the start of the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club on August 7, 2013 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
PGA Championship - Preview Day 3
ROCHESTER, NY - AUGUST 07: Tiger Woods of the United States hits a shot during a practice round prior to the start of the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club on August 7, 2013 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
ROCHESTER, NY - AUGUST 07: Tiger Woods of the United States works with his coach Sean Foley during a practice round prior to the start of the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club on August 7, 2013 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
PGA Championship - Preview Day 3
ROCHESTER, NY - AUGUST 07: Tiger Woods of the United States works with his coach Sean Foley during a practice round prior to the start of the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club on August 7, 2013 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
ROCHESTER, NY - AUGUST 06: (L-R) Tiger Woods of the United States walks with caddie Joe LaCava during a practice round prior to the start of the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club on August 6, 2013 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
PGA Championship - Preview Day 2
ROCHESTER, NY - AUGUST 06: (L-R) Tiger Woods of the United States walks with caddie Joe LaCava during a practice round prior to the start of the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club on August 6, 2013 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
ROCHESTER, NY - AUGUST 06: A gallery of fans watches at Phil Mickelson of the United States hits a tee shot during a practice round prior to the start of the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club on August 6, 2013 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
PGA Championship - Preview Day 2
ROCHESTER, NY - AUGUST 06: A gallery of fans watches at Phil Mickelson of the United States hits a tee shot during a practice round prior to the start of the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club on August 6, 2013 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
ROCHESTER, NY - AUGUST 06: Keegan Bradley of the United States reacts during a practice round prior to the start of the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club on August 6, 2013 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
PGA Championship - Preview Day 2
ROCHESTER, NY - AUGUST 06: Keegan Bradley of the United States reacts during a practice round prior to the start of the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club on August 6, 2013 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
ROCHESTER, NY - AUGUST 06: Tiger Woods of the United States plays a shot from a bunker during a practice round prior to the start of the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club on August 6, 2013 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
PGA Championship - Preview Day 2
ROCHESTER, NY - AUGUST 06: Tiger Woods of the United States plays a shot from a bunker during a practice round prior to the start of the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club on August 6, 2013 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
ROCHESTER, NY - AUGUST 06: (L-R) Shane Lowry of Ireland talks with Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland during a practice round prior to the start of the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club on August 6, 2013 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
PGA Championship - Preview Day 2
ROCHESTER, NY - AUGUST 06: (L-R) Shane Lowry of Ireland talks with Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland during a practice round prior to the start of the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club on August 6, 2013 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
ROCHESTER, NY - AUGUST 06: A gallery of fans watches at Phil Mickelson of the United States hits a tee shot during a practice round prior to the start of the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club on August 6, 2013 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
PGA Championship - Preview Day 2
ROCHESTER, NY - AUGUST 06: A gallery of fans watches at Phil Mickelson of the United States hits a tee shot during a practice round prior to the start of the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club on August 6, 2013 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
ROCHESTER, NY - AUGUST 06: Keegan Bradley of the United States reacts during a practice round prior to the start of the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club on August 6, 2013 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
PGA Championship - Preview Day 2
ROCHESTER, NY - AUGUST 06: Keegan Bradley of the United States reacts during a practice round prior to the start of the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club on August 6, 2013 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
ROCHESTER, NY - AUGUST 06: Tiger Woods of the United States plays a shot from a bunker during a practice round prior to the start of the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club on August 6, 2013 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
PGA Championship - Preview Day 2
ROCHESTER, NY - AUGUST 06: Tiger Woods of the United States plays a shot from a bunker during a practice round prior to the start of the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club on August 6, 2013 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
ROCHESTER, NY - AUGUST 06: (L-R) Shane Lowry of Ireland talks with Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland during a practice round prior to the start of the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club on August 6, 2013 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
PGA Championship - Preview Day 2
ROCHESTER, NY - AUGUST 06: (L-R) Shane Lowry of Ireland talks with Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland during a practice round prior to the start of the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club on August 6, 2013 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
ROCHESTER, NY - AUGUST 06: Phil Mickelson signs autographs for fans during a practice round prior to the start of the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club on August 6, 2013 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)
PGA Championship - Preview Day 2
ROCHESTER, NY - AUGUST 06: Phil Mickelson signs autographs for fans during a practice round prior to the start of the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club on August 6, 2013 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)
ROCHESTER, NY - AUGUST 06: Keegan Bradley of the United States reacts during a practice round prior to the start of the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club on August 6, 2013 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
PGA Championship - Preview Day 2
ROCHESTER, NY - AUGUST 06: Keegan Bradley of the United States reacts during a practice round prior to the start of the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club on August 6, 2013 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
ROCHESTER, NY - AUGUST 06: Tiger Woods of the United States plays a shot from a bunker during a practice round prior to the start of the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club on August 6, 2013 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
PGA Championship - Preview Day 2
ROCHESTER, NY - AUGUST 06: Tiger Woods of the United States plays a shot from a bunker during a practice round prior to the start of the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club on August 6, 2013 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
ROCHESTER, NY - AUGUST 06: (L-R) Shane Lowry of Ireland talks with Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland during a practice round prior to the start of the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club on August 6, 2013 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
PGA Championship - Preview Day 2
ROCHESTER, NY - AUGUST 06: (L-R) Shane Lowry of Ireland talks with Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland during a practice round prior to the start of the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club on August 6, 2013 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
ROCHESTER, NY - AUGUST 06: Phil Mickelson signs autographs for fans during a practice round prior to the start of the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club on August 6, 2013 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)
PGA Championship - Preview Day 2
ROCHESTER, NY - AUGUST 06: Phil Mickelson signs autographs for fans during a practice round prior to the start of the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club on August 6, 2013 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)
ROCHESTER, NY - AUGUST 06: Keegan Bradley of the United States reacts during a practice round prior to the start of the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club on August 6, 2013 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
PGA Championship - Preview Day 2
ROCHESTER, NY - AUGUST 06: Keegan Bradley of the United States reacts during a practice round prior to the start of the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club on August 6, 2013 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
ROCHESTER, NY - AUGUST 06: Tiger Woods of the United States plays a shot from a bunker during a practice round prior to the start of the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club on August 6, 2013 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
PGA Championship - Preview Day 2
ROCHESTER, NY - AUGUST 06: Tiger Woods of the United States plays a shot from a bunker during a practice round prior to the start of the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club on August 6, 2013 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
ROCHESTER, NY - AUGUST 06: (L-R) Shane Lowry of Ireland talks with Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland during a practice round prior to the start of the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club on August 6, 2013 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
PGA Championship - Preview Day 2
ROCHESTER, NY - AUGUST 06: (L-R) Shane Lowry of Ireland talks with Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland during a practice round prior to the start of the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club on August 6, 2013 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
ROCHESTER, NY - AUGUST 06: Phil Mickelson signs autographs for fans during a practice round prior to the start of the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club on August 6, 2013 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)
PGA Championship - Preview Day 2
ROCHESTER, NY - AUGUST 06: Phil Mickelson signs autographs for fans during a practice round prior to the start of the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club on August 6, 2013 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

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