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Utah’s Tony Finau keeps getting closer to winning his first major. Could this week’s PGA be the one?

The image of Tony Finau’s golf ball hitting the bank in front of Augusta National Golf Club’s No. 12 green and slowly rolling into the water is enduring, a month later. The next major golf tournament on the calendar has arrived quickly for the Salt Lake City native.

Finau’s outlook is healthy enough that he likely won’t be scarred by his missed opportunity in the Masters. Finau, joined in the field by part-time Utah resident Craig Hocknull, will tee off Thursday in the PGA Championship at Bethpage State Park in New York.

ESPN’s panel of analysts made defending champion Brooks Koepka the consensus favorite this week.