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Friday, Aug 14, 2015

Rain delay caps day at Whistling Straits

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. - The second round of the PGA Championship offered a little bit of everything Friday. Except a conclusion.
By Doug Ferguson

Iwata ties major mark with 63 at PGA

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. - Hiroshi Iwata fired a 90-yard wedge from the rough on No. 18 that nearly rolled in before settling 3 feet from the cup. That tap-in par for 9-under-par 63 was the best score at ...

Thursday, Aug 13, 2015

Johnson leads by one while McIlroy, Spieth trail by five

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. - Rory McIlroy had the right leg of his pants rolled up as he hit out of the water. Jordan Spieth couldn't make a putt. The familiarity of the final major of the year came from ...
By Doug Ferguson

Father of Hurley III commits suicide

The father of PGA Tour player Billy Hurley III died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, nearly a month after he left home, Hurley announced Thursday.

Woods in danger of missing cut, seeing season end

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. -Tiger Woods couldn't get putts to go in Thursday and finished at 3-over-par 75 in the first round of the PGA Championship.

Wednesday, Aug 12, 2015

McIlroy primed for comeback at PGA

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. - The PGA Championship could go a long way to settle one of golf's tough questions: Who's the best player in the world?
By Doug Ferguson

Day looking to clear major hurdle at PGA

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. - It was five years ago at this golf course that Jason Day realized he could be a contender in the majors. He's been in the mix several times since, but has yet to finally break ...

Tuesday, Aug 11, 2015

European Tour to stop sanctioning WGC event at Firestone

The European Tour has chosen France over Firestone.

Michaux: PGA is on course for dramatic week

The PGA Championship returns to Whistling Straits this week for the third time in 11 years - an unprecedented rate of recidivism that is even more impressive considering the course is only 17 ...
By Scott Michaux

Monday, Aug 10, 2015

McIlroy will tee it up at PGA Championship

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. - Rory McIlroy says he's 100 percent and his game appears to be in order. He was talking about golf, not soccer.

Sunday, Aug 9, 2015

Eagle putt in playoff lifts Henry at Barracuda

RENO, Nev. - J.J. Henry won the Barracuda Championship for the second time in four years Sunday, beating Kyle Reifers with a 15-foot eagle putt from the fringe on the second hole of a playoff.

Lowry captures Bridgestone Invitational

AKRON, Ohio - With no mistakes and two great escapes from the trees, Shane Lowry introduced himself on a world stage Sunday by winning the Bridgestone Invitational.
By Doug Ferguson

Landscape of golf much different entering PGA Championship

Tiger Woods started the year with high hopes and a clean bill of health. Rory McIlroy was the undisputed No. 1 player in the world. The landscape looks so much different going into the final major.
By Doug Ferguson

Saturday, Aug 8, 2015

Henry ahead by one point at Barracuda Championship

RENO, Nev. - J.J. Henry birdied the final hole to take a one-point lead Saturday in the Barracuda Championship, the PGA Tour's only modified Stableford event.

Rose, Furyk share lead at Bridgestone Invitational

AKRON, Ohio - Justin Rose had a good start and a strong closing kick with three birdies over his last four holes, including a 40-foot putt on the 18th hole. 
By Doug Ferguson

Golf's 'Little Louise' was one big star

In a year that has seen the passing of so many of golf’s pioneers and legends, including Charlie Sifford, Calvin Peete, Pete Brown and Billy Casper, the latest loss on Friday hit close to home.
By Scott Michaux

Friday, Aug 7, 2015

Furyk leads Bridgestone Invitational by four shots

AKRON, Ohio - Even with a bogey on his last hole for the second consecutive day, Jim Furyk is starting to pull away at the Bridgestone Invitational.

McIlroy expected to play in PGA

AKRON, Ohio - World No. 1 Rory McIlroy added yet another strong indicator Friday that he plans to play in next week's PGA Championship.
By Doug Ferguson

Thursday, Aug 6, 2015

Sucher is first-round leader in PGA Tour event in Reno

RENO, Nev. -Zack Sucher took the first-round lead in the Barracuda Championship, scoring 18 points Thursday in the PGA Tour's only modified Stableford event.

Lee tops field in Bridgestone Invitational

AKRON, Ohio -Danny Lee leads the Bridgstone Invitational after an opening 65.
By Doug Ferguson

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