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Tiger Woods arrived at Valhalla Golf Club on Wednesday afternoon and, after a nine-hole practice round, pronounced himself ready to play in the PGA Championship, which begins Thursday morning.
Ben Crane has waited so long to contend for another PGA Tour title that being patient through weather delays is no problem at all.
Ben Crane shot a 5-under 65 on Friday to open a six-stroke lead in the St. Jude Classic before heavy rain delayed play twice and forced the suspension of play for the day.
Jordan Spieth had another bogey-free round Friday in the Players Championship and shot a 6-under 66 to trail Martin Kaymer by one shot going into the weekend.
There were no major letdowns for Masters contenders Matt Kuchar and Jordan Spieth at the RBC Heritage on Thursday.
Andrew Loupe knows how one week can change everything. He can only hope his 8-under 63 in the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am is the start of another one.
"Sammy" the squirrel stole the show at the Presidents Cup on Thursday.
Phil Mickelson keeps saying how much he loves playing with Tiger Woods. He shot 63 at the Deutsche Bank Championship to prove it.
Tiger Woods was grouped with Keegan Bradley and Davis Love III for the first two rounds of the PGA Championship next week at Oak Hill.
Harris English shot a 6-under 64 on Friday to open a two-stroke lead in the St. Jude Classic.
Davis Love III and Stuart Appleby shot 4-under 66 on Thursday for a share of the lead with four other players after the first round of the St. Jude Classic.
About the only thing Fred Couples and Colin Montgomerie had in common was a golf swing good enough to trust for a lifetime.
If the PGA of America holds to form, expect David Toms to be the next U.S. Ryder Cup captain. If they go outside the box though, whom might it be? ESPN.com's Bob Harig examines the options.
Getting off to a quick start is nothing new for Charlie Wi. The hard part is figuring out how to finish.
Jack Nicklaus had a chance to be more than a ceremonial host at the 2013 Presidents Cup at Muirfield Village.