Block party to continue at Charles Schwab
Followers will not have to wait lengthy to watch the following chapter of Michael Block’s fairytale unfold.
After ending T-15 at the PGA Championship and changing into the darling of the event, the PGA Skilled obtained a sponsor invite to play in subsequent week’s Charles Schwab Problem.
“Do not inform me what you are gonna inform me, as a result of should you inform me, I am gonna begin crying proper now,” Block stated when event director Michael Tothe known as him on Sunday night.
“There is not any higher particular person for this final exemption to go to than you,” Tothe advised Block because the 46-year-old and his spouse turned visibly emotional.
“Somebody as soon as advised me that Colonial units up fairly good for an outdated professional like me, so thanks a lot… I look ahead to transferring my [plane] tickets to Fort Price-Dallas tomorrow,” Block stated in response.
Block gained the Low PGA Skilled on Sunday night after a storybook week that noticed him notch one of the best end by a PGA Skilled at the PGA Championship in 35 years. He additionally had a slam-dunk hole-in-one on the par-3 fifteenth within the last spherical whereas enjoying alongside Rory McIlroy. He adopted it up with a stellar up-and-down for par to guide his ticket to the 2024 PGA Championship at Valhalla.
Block gained $288,333.33 along with his T-15 end at Oak Hill. Prior to Sunday, the biggest examine he had ever gained was $75,000 after besting the sector at the 2014 PGA Skilled Championship.