PITTSFORD, New York (AP) – Michael Block, golf's ordinary man who is still holding his own against the world's best players at the PGA Championship this week

closed his ears and shook his head, refusing to hear how much money he could win if he finishes in the top 10

Which he earned in the 2014 Club Professional National Championship in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

"I don't pay attention to what I might or might not make or anything like that." "I'm pretty much putting my head down

He said after tying for seventh place at Oak Hill with his third consecutive even-par 70

Block, 46, was so intimidated by the idea that he was partnered with Justin Rose for the tournament's third round

That he avoided to look at his playing partner's face for the first few holes. On Sunday