Bryson DeChambeau shows up at Southern Hills, still day-to-day on whether he plays 2022 PGA Championship

TULSA, Okla. – Bryson DeChambeau hasn’t played since he missed the cut in the Masters, posting 76-80, with the 80 being his highest score in a major championship in his career.

The 2020 U.S. Open champion has dealt with numerous injuries for nearly a year, among them a torn left hip labrum. And on April 14, <a href=”

Well, it could be a whole lot sooner.

DeChambeau, who registered to play this week, showed up at Southern Hills Country Club late Monday and, on what he called a recovery day, had a long practice session consisting of just chipping and putting.

What happens the three days leading into Thursday’s first round will determine if he plays.

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“All is going well,” DeChambeau told Golfweek as he opened his left hand that revealed just a hint of a scar from the surgery. “Everybody’s going to say I’m coming back too early, but I’m being very careful.”

On May 14, DeChambeau posted a six-second video on social media ripping a driver into a net. A snapshot of the launch monitor showed 192 mph ball speed. DeChambeau, the winner of eight PGA Tour titles who has fallen to No. 22 in the world, said he hit balls all day in Dallas on Sunday.

“It’s a day-to-day thing,” DeChambeau said. “If I can’t go this week, I’ll play next week. If I can’t play next week, it will be a week-to-week thing.

“But I feel good and we’ll see.”


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