Rory McIlroy finished off a 4-under 67 with an 8-foot birdie putt at the 18th hole, getting up-and-down from a bunker to maintain a one-shot advantage after the third round.
Tiger Woods missed the cut at a major for only the fourth time in his career, finishing Friday's second round of the PGA Championship at 6-over-par on Friday.
On a soggy day at Valhalla, Rory McIlroy put himself in a familiar position: leading the PGA Championship.
A rare mistake led to a double bogey for Rory McIlroy, but it hardly slowed him down during the first round of the PGA Championship.
Tiger Woods is off to a disappointing start at the PGA Championship.
Tiger Woods arrived at Valhalla Golf Club, site of the PGA Championship, on Wednesday afternoon for a practice round that might determine whether he can play in the year's final major.
Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson will play together in the opening two rounds of the PGA Championship next week at Valhalla.
Rory McIlroy plans to lean on Augusta National amateur Jeff Knox in his attempt to compete the career Grand Slam at the Masters next year.
Monday Four-Ball discusses Rory McIlroy's performance at the Open Championship and whether Rickie Fowler and Sergio Garcia will win majors of their own.
Rory McIlroy's Open Championship victory didn't come easily, but the third leg of the Grand Slam did leave a mark on the Northern Irishman, writes ESPN.com's Gene Wojciechowski.
Last year, Inbee Park fell short of her historic Grand Slam quest at the Women's British Open. Now, something else special is within reach -- a career slam.
Ayako Uehara of Japan got her one mistake out of the way early and opened with a 4-under 68 to lead the Women's British Open on Thursday.
Steve Stricker has withdrawn from the Open Championship next week at Royal Liverpool. It's the second straight year he has decided not to play as he cuts back his schedule.
Charles Howell III is skipping the British Open.
Tiger Woods will return next week at the PGA Tour event near Washington, D.C., 12 weeks after having surgery on his back.