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From Brooks to Tiger, the biggest questions from the PGA

[ad_1] FARMINGDALE, N.Y. -- Leading into the PGA Championship, one player was the topic of conversation. That would be Tiger Woods. Once play began, one player was the topic of conversation: Brooks Koepka.So, after watching Koepka defend his PGA Championship for his fourth major in his past eight tries, it's fair to ask: What's his ceiling? And what to expect from Tiger going forward -- more like what we saw
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Even when there was doubt, Brooks Koepka had no doubt

[ad_1] FARMINGDALE, N.Y. -- The winds were howling, the skies above Bethpage Black were darkening, and yes, the terminator named Brooks Koepka was showing his human frailty in a most alarming way. He was choking. How does one stop choking when everyone is enjoying the spectacle and nobody is willing to offer first aid?We're still in the lead...we're still in the lead, his caddie, Ricky Elliott, kept telling him. But
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Koepka struggles; holds off Johnson for PGA win

[ad_1] Brooks Koepka held off a late charge from Dustin Johnson to win the PGA Championship for the second straight year.Koepka took a seven-stroke lead into the final round at Bethpage Black and held on after Johnson cut his deficit to one stroke.Koepka finished with a 4-over 74 to win by 2 strokes and claim his fourth major title. He joins Tiger Woods as the only golfers to win the
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Koepka (70) maintains 7-shot advantage at PGA

[ad_1] FARMINGDALE, N.Y. -- Brooks Koepka is turning a public golf course into his private playground in the PGA Championship.Staked to a seven-shot lead, Koepka never let anyone get closer than five shots Saturday as he powered his way to an ideal start and overcame a few sloppy mistakes for an even-par 70.For the first time this week, he didn't touch any scoring records. That wasn't the objective. Koepka kept
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All the reasons why Sunday at the PGA Championship still matters

[ad_1] FARMINGDALE, N.Y. -- Brooks Koepka didn't widen his lead in the third round of the 101st PGA Championship at Bethpage Black on Saturday.But the defending PGA Championship winner didn't give anything back to the rest of the field, either.Koepka shot even-par 70, for a 54-hole total of 12 under, to maintain his seven-shot advantage heading into Sunday's final round, with his buddy Dustin Johnson, Harold Varner III, Luke List
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Tiger misses cut by 1 shot at PGA Championship

[ad_1] FARMINGDALE, N.Y. -- There was disappointment, to be sure. A tinge of frustration. The knowledge that golf is an ever-evolving game and work remains to be done.But after missing the cut at the PGA Championship on Friday, Tiger Woods didn't seem all that broken up about it, especially coming off a Masters victory last month that left him emotionally spent."Well, it's a nice problem to have,'' Woods said after
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Why it’s OK if Tiger isn’t too disappointed about having the weekend off

[ad_1] FARMINGDALE, N.Y. -- Deep down, in a place he would never admit exists for public consumption, Tiger Woods knew he never had a chance to contend in this PGA Championship.Woods gave himself up after missing the cut at Bethpage Black, after losing his head-to-head duel with Brooks Koepka by an astounding 17 strokes. He spoke of how good it felt to be the reigning Masters champ, and then he
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Can anybody catch Brooks Koepka at the PGA Championship?

[ad_1] FARMINGDALE, N.Y. -- The 101st PGA Championship would probably be one heck of a golf tournament -- if Brooks Koepka wasn't here.Koepka will carry the largest 36-hole lead in a major in 84 years into the third round at Bethpage Black on Saturday.After following up his record-setting 63 with a 5-under 65 on Friday, Koepka holds a seven-shot advantage over everyone else in the field.That's the biggest lead in
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Koepka shatters 36-hole major record with 128

[ad_1] FARMINGDALE, N.Y. -- Brooks Koepka has a big lead at the PGA Championship and another entry in the major championship record book.Koepka birdied three of his last four holes for a 5-under 65 to shatter the 36-hole record in all four majors. He was at 12-under 128, breaking the mark of 130 set at the Masters by Jordan Spieth, the U.S. Open by Martin Kaymer, the British Open by
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Here’s how Tiger missed the cut at the PGA Championship

[ad_1] FARMINGDALE, N.Y. -- Tiger Woods never looked comfortable at Bethpage Black. His practice round Monday, in the cold and the rain, lasted just nine holes. He skipped hitting the course Tuesday. Then he woke up sick Wednesday and decided to stay away.He hadn't played a competitive round since his emotional win at the Masters a month ago. That was a concern, whether the layoff would lead to a rough