We look at some of the best images from recent USPGA Championship history ahead of the 2014 contest at Valhalla Golf Club in Kentucky

Below, we look at some of the best images from recent USPGA Championship history ahead of the 2014 contest at Valhalla Golf Club in Kentucky…

From Phil Mickelson’s maiden USPGA triumph in 2005 to YE Yang’s astonishing triumph over Tiger Woods in 2009, the final major of the year has provided huge drama in recent times.

And, once again, it looks like being a great spectacle as 99 of the world’s top 100 head to Valhala to do battle in the 96th staging of the championship.

Here are some memorable USPGA Championship images:

Memorable USPGA Championship images

Steve Elkington shot the lowest ever final round en route to victory in the 1995 USPGA [Getty Images]

Memorable USPGA Championship images

Tiger Woods outduelled little-known Bob May in an enthralling contest at Valhalla in 2000 [Getty Images]

Memorable USPGA Championship images

John Daly triumphed unexpectedly at Crooked Stick in 1991 [Getty Images]

 

Memorable USPGA Championship images

Rory McIlroy dominated the field at Kiawah Island in 2012 [Getty Images]

Memorable USPGA Championship images

YE Yang became Asia’s first Major winner after outduelling Tiger Woods in 2009 [Getty Images]

Memorable USPGA Championship images

Phil Mickelson celebrates with his family after clinching a maiden USPGA Championship victory at Baltusrol in 2005 [Getty Images]

Memorable USPGA Championship images

Rich Beem, the 2002 USPGA Championship winnner, can’t believe what he’s just achieved [Getty Images]