Seamus Power is coy on Southern Hills major after PGA top-20 finish 1 month ago

Seamus Power is coy on Southern Hills major after PGA top-20 finish

"It's the majors you want to be competing in."

Seamus Power welcomes the challenge of playing at Southern Hills country club following his top-20 finish in the AT&T Byron Nelson in Dallas on Sunday.

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The Waterford native is ranked 42nd in the world following his impressive display last week. Power is now ready to compete at the US PGA Championship on Thursday.

Seamus Power Southern Hills PGA

Seamus Power discusses Southern Hills.

Power told reporters this visit to Summer Hills will be his first, however, he is looking forward to the build-up of the second major of the year.

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The Irishman addressed the potential weather struggles that could arise, although, Power is excited to debut at the US PGA Championship.

"I've not been to Southern Hills before but I've heard a lot of good things, and it's a golf course that's hosted a lot of major championships in its history, so I'm looking forward to seeing the course and getting out and getting familiar with it,” Power said on Sunday.

"I do know it could be difficult if the wind blows but other than that, I've not heard much else. After making my major debut at the Masters, I'm also equally excited to be making my PGA Championship debut."

Seamus Power Southern Hills PGA

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Power is excited to play in another major.

Power, following his first appearance at the Masters in April, is looking forward to competing in another major at Southern Hills.

The 35-year-old suggested he will use this week's build-up to become familiar with the golf course so he can perform come Thursday.

“As everyone says, it's the majors you want to be competing in, so I am looking forward to Southern Hills and testing my game on another major championship course, and in a major championship field," Power added.

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“So it's going to be a good one, and looking to figure out the course over the next few days.”

Seamus Power Southern Hills PGA

Power will be joined in Tulsa by Rory McIlroy, Shane Lowry, and Pádraig Harrington on Thursday.

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