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  • Saturday, August 15, 2015
  • Whistling Straits PGA Head Professional Michael O'Reilly serves as playing marker in PGA Championship

    By The PGA of America Michael O’Reilly, the PGA Head Professional at Whistling Straits since 2007, has stepped inside the ropes on Saturday at the 97th PGA Championship. O’Reilly, 38, served as a playing marker for PGA TOUR Professional Morgan Hoffman in the lead pairing teeing off at...

  • Friday, August 14, 2015
  • A 63, a Spieth rally and a storm delay at PGA Championship

    SHEBOYGAN, Wis. -- The second round of the PGA Championship offered a little bit of everything Friday. Except a conclusion. On one side of the golf course, Jordan Spieth was piling up enough birdies to momentarily tie for the lead at Whistling Straits. On the other side with far less...

  • Weather suspends second round at 2015 PGA Championship

    From Staff and Wire reports SHEBOYGAN, Wis. -- A strong storm hit Whistling Straits on Friday afternoon, suspending the second round of the PGA Championship for the day with Australians Jason Day and Matt Jones tied for the lead at 9-under par. Play is scheduled to resume at 7 a.m. CT. The...

  • PGA Professional Brian Gaffney inside projected cut line at PGA Championship

    Of the 20 Club Professionals in the field for the 97th PGA Championship at Whistling Straits, Brian Gaffney was the last one in. Now, he’s the only one left. Gaffney, who is from Darien, Connecticut and is the PGA Professional at Quaker Ridge Golf Club in Scarsdale, New York, finished at...

  • John Daly puts three balls and one club into Lake Michigan

    SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — John Daly put three golf balls into Lake Michigan. And one golf club. Daly suffered another mini-meltdown in a major Friday in the PGA Championship when he hit three tee shots into the lake to the right of the par-3 seventh hole. The fourth found the green, and after...

  • PGA Championship: Jordan Spieth does his homework, holes out for birdie on 18

    KOHLER, Wis. -- Jordan Spieth may not be in school anymore, but he’s still doing his homework. He holed out from a bunker for birdie on the 18th hole, one of six birdies in his round. Spieth finished 5-under on the day and 6-under on the championship to put himself near the top of the...

  • PGA Championship: Friday notebook

    Hiroshi Iwata joins Club 63 With a 9-under-par 63 in today’s second round, Japan’s Hiroshi Iwata ties the all-time 18-hole scoring mark in a major championship. Additionally, Iwata set the competitive Straits Course scoring record by one stroke. China’s Wen Chang Liang had a...

  • Another major, Spieth right in the mix at PGA Championship

    By Doug Ferguson, Associated Press SHEBOYGAN, Wis. -- The cheers erupted as Jordan Spieth walked down the eighth fairway late in his second round Friday at the PGA Championship, but only when the fans saw the portable scoreboard tailing behind him. The applause was more about appreciation...

  • Hiroshi Iwata ties major record with 63 in PGA Championship second round

    KOHLER, Wis. -- Hiroshi Iwata matched a major championship record with a 9-under 63 in the second round of the 97th PGA Championship at Whistling Straits on Friday. Iwata's round was the 27th time a player has shot a 63 in a major, and the 13th time at the PGA Championship. Jason Dufner most...

  • Caddies wear "Caddyshack" socks for charity at PGA Championship

    KOHLER, Wis. -- Fashion statements are nothing unusual at a golf tournament, and at the 97th PGA Championship, caddies are taking their turn. Some caddies are wearing “Caddyshack”-themed socks around Whistling Straits on Friday. The socks, which are available through Stance.com, are...