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PGA Championship Playoff Rules: Here's How The Playoff Works

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CHARLOTTE, NC - MAY 04: A view of the golf bags used by Phil Mickelson and Jason Day during the second round of the 2018 Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow Club on May 4, 2018 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

The 2018 PGA Championship looks like it is going to come down to the wire. There a handful of players with a chance at winning the trophy.

Brooks Koepka and Adam Scott are in the lead at -14. Tiger Woods is right behind them at -12. There are only a few holes left.

If two or more players finish tied, the competition moves into PGA Championship play-off format. It is a format that has been in place since 2003.

The PGA Championship does not do a sudden-death or 18-hole playoff. Rather, it is a three hole aggregate.

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The format for the PGA Championship play-off is a three hole aggregate strokeplay and is played as soon as the final players finish their fourth round. The player with the lowest score after the three holes is the winner.

In the event that the players still can’t be separated then they will enter a sudden death play-off until a winner can be determined.

This playoff format last came into play in 2011, when Keegan Bradley took down Jason Dufner. Maybe we will see it today.

Tune in to CBS for the exciting finish.