"The weather is supposed to warm up a little more and the rough won't be as thick so I'll get out tomorrow and see what it's like then, but I'll imagine it will play a bit shorter than it is now".
And the beat goes on.
The Irishman is looking forward to getting to grips with Bethpage Black where Tiger took the US Open crown on the first municipal course to stage the historic event back in 2002. There was also a Ryder Cup looming beyond it every two years.
Having only one major in 39 tries? "I think walking is an integral part of being a pro golfer". "If you can't find the fairway here, I don't think you're going to be able to go for the greens".
When is the 2019 PGA Championship? The 12-foot eagle putt he needed to win the 2015 U.S. Open at Chambers Bay turned into a three-putt par and a silver medal.
In winning the British Open previous year at Carnoustie, he took the lead late in the final round.
In majors, Johnson has made the cut in six of his past seven tournaments. Now it's the best to have only one major. The list starts with Ian Woosnam and Fred Couples in the early 1990s. Last week, Davis Love III (Winged Foot in 1997) withdrew.
Day is among eight Australians in the field, including fellow big names Adam Scott, Marc Leishman and Cameron Smith.
At the 2015 edition at Whistling Straits in Wisconsin, he became the first golfer to win a major championship with a 20-under-par total.
"It's long and it's wet underfoot so playing too much out there will take a lot out of you so you just have to play as much as you feel you need to to know the golf course". But it's just tough.
John Daly hits his tee shot on the second hole during the first round of the Ally Challenge presented by McLaren at Warwick Hills Golf & Country Club on September 14, 2018 in Grand Blanc, Michigan. Stenson has always been one of the best in the game and could walk away with his second major. His last win at a major was the 2008 U.S. Open, and his pursuit of Jack Nicklaus' record of 18 major titles was in serious jeopardy. He changed his swing, his agent, his caddie.
On Wednesday's "Off the Bench", Danny Kanell and Raja Bell preview the PGA Championship and give a glimpse of what to expect out of Woods this weekend, not to mention the hard conditions he'll be playing in. "It just started the momentum, and you can see what happened in 2000, 2001 and 2002".
"I still don't think people understand what he did in April and coming back, and with everything that he's been through", McIlroy said.
Rory McIlroy didn't have to wait that long.
My pick for the week, and to become a two-time major victor, is Dustin Johnson. "But then when you can call yourself a multiple major champion, that's pretty cool". "You know, a lot of the attention was going to be there".
However, the switch to May could breathe new life into the tournament and fills what was once a two-month wait between the season's first and second major.
PGA officials have switched the championship from August to May this year, avoiding a clash with the start of the National Football League campaign and narrowing the gap between majors for its stars.
He now gets the job done the old fashioned way, by relentlessly hitting greens in regulation.
And this seemed to be a nice statement for those leading the game who insist there is nothing wrong with five hour rounds, or slow play in general. Can you turn that one in two?
He hopes the next one is a major, the sooner the better.