US PGA Championship 2015

The 2015 PGA Championship, one of golf's four majors, will take place from August 13–16 at Whistling Straits in Wisconsin. Rory McIlroy is the reigning champion

Jason Day holds back the tears as he comes to terms with his achievement. Photo: AFP

'Ding dong the witch is dead': Emotional Australian Jason Day breaks through at PGA Championship

Bruised but toughened by a difficult childhood, Australia’s Jason Day endured several close calls at the majors before finally landing one with a three-shot victory at the PGA Championship on Sunday. The 27-year-old from Rockhampton in Queensland led from start to finish in the final round at Whistling Straits, closing with a five-under-par 67 before savouring the celebrations with his caddie and long-time coach, Colin Swatton.