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Thomas moves 1 ahead of McIlroy at PGA

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TULSA, Okla. (AP) The Latest on the second round of the PGA Championship (all times local):

12:45 p.m.

Justin Thomas shot a second consecutive 67 at the PGA Championship, relying on some superlative iron play to handle windy Southern Hills and move ahead of first-round leader Rory McIlroy at 6 under for the tournament.


Woods winces way through opening 74

TULSA, Okla. (AP) By the time Tiger Woods walked toward the fifth tee box Thursday, the hot start to his return to the PGA Championship had turned cold, and what was quickly becoming a steamy day at Southern Hills had also become an agonizing grind.

Two early birdies that had him in the red seemed distant memories, replaced by mishits off the tee, wayward irons into the green, fliers out of bunkers and not enough made putts to save his round. Woods wound up with a 4-over 74 on the same course where he won the 2009 PGA, leaving him weary of the cut line heading into Friday's second round. Read More...

Scheffler 6 shots off lead in Tulsa

TULSA, Okla. (AP) There was no Southern charm to Southern Hills for the world's No. 1 player.

Scottie Scheffler was scrambling all day in the first round of the PGA Championship, finding bunkers or water, and landing behind trees. One par putt lipped out, then he had to take a penalty stroke after driving into a hazard off the 18th tee. Read More...

Koepka, Cantlay struggle early at PGA

TULSA, Okla. (AP) The Latest on the first round of the PGA Championship (all times local):

4:45 p.m.

Latin Americans off to good starts

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Joaquin Niemann spent his youth growing up in Chile trying to follow in the footsteps of Mito Pereira, who didn't exactly make it easy the way he kept winning prestigious amateur golf events in the U.S. and Scotland and points in between.

Niemann sure did a nice job following Pereira's path in the opening round of the PGA Championship. Read More...

Another wild ride by Daly ends with 74

TULSA, Okla. (AP) The Latest on the PGA Championship (all times local):

12:30 p.m.

Spieth hoping to cap career Grand Slam

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Not long ago, it seemed a foregone conclusion that Jordan Spieth would one day capture golf's career Grand Slam.

Even more recently, it seemed as if he might never contend again. Read More...