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Morikawa grabs early lead at storm-hit PGA Memorial

Morikawa grabs early lead at storm-hit PGA Memorial

WASHINGTON: Collin Morikawa, last year's PGA Championship winner, fired a six-under par 66 to seize the early first-round lead Thursday (Jun 3) at the US PGA Memorial tournament before thunderstorms halted play. The 24-year-old American, who shared eighth last month at Kiawah Island in defending his shocking major crown, fired seven birdies against a lone bogey to grab a one-stroke lead when competition was halted for lightning at Muirfield Village in Dublin, Ohio. Morikawa, who began on the back nine, birdied the par-3
Mickelson becomes oldest major winner at 50 with epic PGA Championship win

Mickelson becomes oldest major winner at 50 with epic…

KIAWAH ISLAND, South Carolina: Phil Mickelson became the oldest major winner in golf history on Sunday (May 23), the 50-year-old left-hander capturing the PGA Championship by two strokes for his sixth and most iconic major title. The age-defying American took the US$2.1 million top prize with an epic victory for the ages, producing a dazzling shot-making display at windy Kiawah Island while younger rivals faded. "It has been an incredible day," Mickelson said. "Certainly one of the moments I'll cherish my entire life."
Koepka battles to share of early lead at PGA Championship

Koepka battles to share of early lead at PGA…

KIAWAH ISLAND, South Carolina: Four-times major winner Brooks Koepka recovered from a shaky start to grab a share of the early first-round lead at the PGA Championship on Thursday with defending champion Collin Morikawa lurking one back. Playing the more difficult back nine first at the windswept Ocean course, Koepka got his day off to a stumbling start with a double bogey but gathered himself to card a stellar three-under 69 and join Keegan Bradley and Norwegian Viktor Hovland atop the leaderboard. "It
Rangefinders make major debut at PGA Championship

Rangefinders make major debut at PGA Championship

KIAWAH ISLAND, United States: Rangefinders will make their major debut at next week's PGA Championship, aimed at speeding the pace of play even as several top golfers worry it will do nothing or cause slowdowns instead. The golf tech distance-measuring devices, using lasers or GPS systems, were approved last February for majors sanctioned by the PGA of America but remain banned for US PGA Tour rounds. "We're always interested in methods that may help improve the flow of play during our championships," PGA

Anirban Lahiri grabs first Top-5 since 2017; Jordan Spieth…

Anirban Lahiri achieved his best in 1260 days and Jordan Spieth got back into the winner's circle after a span of 1351 days at the Valero Texas Open. Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri notched up his best finish in over three years by signing off fifth at the Valero Texas Open after carding a three-under 69 in the final round here. Lahiri, who finished 10-under overall, had opened the week with a modest one-under 71. He added solid 69s on each of the next