Welcome to GOLF.com’s new “Seen & Heard” video series, where we’ll endeavor to give you an inside look at golf’s biggest events through the eyes and ears of our onsite crew. On deck this week: The 2023 PGA Championship at Oak Hill. Let’s go!
ICYMI: Wicked rough, wild hair and weird flags | Inside Day 1 at the PGA Championship
Questions with Rory and Rahm, ice cream with Bones | Inside Day 2 at the PGA
Wednesday predictions, Josh Allen appears | Inside Day 3 at the PGA
Bryson DeChambeau’s resurgence, Tom Kim’s viral moment | Inside Day 4 at the PGA
We’ve reached moving day at this year’s PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club. While part of the field has already been cut, we think we’re starting to get an idea of which players may find themselves in contention by the end of the weekend.
Or have we?
The second major of the year has been lethal, with the course proving to be unforgiving, and some of the top names in golf looking like an Average Joe given the course and weather conditions — which saw a rainy, soggy track to begin the third round on Saturday. So the final two rounds remain wide open, with players capable of moving up and down the leaderboard with either one good or one bad hole.
Our own Dylan Dethier caught up with social media star Roger Steele, who said he loved the confidence that Block had entering the PGA Championship this week.
Regardless of how things end for Block at Oak Hill, he’s enjoying himself and soaking it all in — and why shouldn’t he — he’s competing with the best and most recognizable players in the world this weekend.
PGA professional Michael Block is even through Friday at Oak Hill. He’s got a nice little afternoon planned pic.twitter.com/DylIUHl2JC— GOLF.com (@GOLF_com) May 19, 2023
We also got a chance at a fun interaction with Viktor Hovland — who’s tied for first at 5-under with two other players entering Round 3.
Sure, there was some golf to be talked about, with Hovland admitting (joking?) that he’s “just been a little bit young and stupid” when addressing the media about his past major struggles.
But Hovland was also in a bit of a lighthearted mode, showing how unapologetic he is about his meme-worthy outfit; which included bright orange pants and a white top with matching orange accents.
Take a look above at the GOLF crew’s highlights from Friday at Oak Hill. And be sure to keep an eye out for even more exclusive content from the 2023 PGA Championship over the coming days.