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Gary Woodland holds his ball after making a birdie on the third hole during the second round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at Bellerive Country Club, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
August 10, 2018 - 8:06 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Sirens blared across Bellerive, putting the second round of the PGA Championship on hold and ending a day of scoring rarely seen in a major. Gary Woodland set the 36-hole record — for now, anyway — after a round where his driver wasn't as reliable, he didn't see many putts drop and...
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Tiger Woods watches his tee shot on the second hole during the first round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at Bellerive Country Club, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
August 10, 2018 - 6:40 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on the PGA Championship, golf's final major of the year (all times local): 5:40 p.m. Play has been suspended for the rest of the day at the PGA Championship, where a band of strong storms brought heavy rains to Bellerive Country Club. Nobody in the afternoon wave Friday...
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Zach Johnson chips to the 15th green during the first round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at Bellerive Country Club, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
August 10, 2018 - 2:31 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Only two players made the side trip to Bellerive Country Club last week to check out the site of the PGA Championship, squeezing in a quick practice round before the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational in Akron, Ohio. Zach Johnson thought it benefited him. Phil Mickelson might have been...
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Gary Woodland walks to the 15th green during the first round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at Bellerive Country Club, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
August 09, 2018 - 8:32 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Kansas-bred Gary Woodland felt right at home in enemy territory and delivered his best performance in a major Thursday at the PGA Championship. Woodland used his power to birdie the two par 5s on the soft turf of Bellerive, and he relied on a new grip and new confidence in his...
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Zach Johnson reacts on the ninth green during the first round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at Bellerive Country Club, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
August 09, 2018 - 7:53 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on the PGA Championship, golf's final major of the year (all times local): 6:50 p.m. Zach Johnson thinks he benefited from being one of the few players to drop into Bellerive for a practice round last week, though not in the way you might think. Sure, it gave him a...
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August 09, 2018 - 7:52 pm
HAYWARD, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry rallied with three birdies to shoot a 1-over 71 on Thursday in the first round of the Web.com Tour's Ellie Mae Classic. Making his second appearance in the $600,000 event at TPC Stonebrae, the Golden State Warriors star rebounded from a bogey on the second hole...
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Tiger Woods wipes sweat from his face on the 17th hole during the first round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at Bellerive Country Club, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
August 09, 2018 - 3:58 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — What Tiger Woods really needed after two holes at the PGA Championship was a fresh start. A change of shirts helped do the trick. Too bad he couldn't do something about those ugly numbers already stacked up on the scorecard. A bogey-double bogey start left Woods scrambling to stay...
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FILE - In this Nov. 10, 2011, file photo, Australia's Jarrod Lyle watches his ball on the 18th hole during the first round of the Australian Open golf tournament in Sydney. Lyle has died after a long struggle with cancer. He was 36. "It breaks my heart to tell everyone that Jarrod is no longer with us," the golfer's wife, Briony Lyle, said in a statement Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith, File)
August 08, 2018 - 10:34 pm
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — With a contagious smile, a sense of humor and a deep determination to keep playing golf, Jarrod Lyle endeared himself to people around the world in a long struggle against cancer. The 36-year-old Australian golfer died Wednesday night at his home near Melbourne among...
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Jim Furyk responds to a question during a news conference at the PGA Championship golf tournament at Bellerive Country Club, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
August 08, 2018 - 7:01 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — In the final week for Americans to qualify for the Ryder Cup team, Tony Finau and Xander Schauffele wound up in the same group as U.S. captain Jim Furyk at the PGA Championship. Furyk says it was just a coincidence. "I think it's a great pairing for me," Furyk said. "It probably...
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Justin Thomas watches his tee shot on the 15th hole during a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament at Bellerive Country Club, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
August 08, 2018 - 5:34 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A walk from the driving range to the 10th tee at Bellerive took longer than usual for Justin Thomas. One marshal wanted an autograph. Another wanted a selfie. He made it under the tunnel to find two more people stopping him for pictures. Thomas eventually made it up the stairs,...
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