Subplots abound as 2008's final major gets set to tee off

Can Vijay Singh ride the momentum of his first WGC win into a third PGA Championship title? Which Ryder Cup hopefuls will punch their ticket to Valhalla in September? ESPN.com's Jason Sobel asks 18 questions (and gives 18 answers) heading into the 90th PGA Championship in the Weekly 18.

Originally Published: August 3, 2008
By Jason Sobel | ESPN.com

We commence this special PGA Championship preview edition of the Weekly 18 with a bonus question and a quick history lesson:

Will the year's final major ever go back to match play?

Nope. Nuh-uh. Fuhgeddaboutit. Fifty years after Dow Finsterwald won the inaugural PGA that was played as a stroke-play event (the first 39 were match-play format), the tourney is firmly entrenched as 72 holes, lowest score take all.

As for other questions entering this week's PGA Championship ...

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