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Switching PGA courses after mob rampage a success for all bar Trump

The violent scenes at the US Capitol last year led to the PGA taking its major tournament away from former president’s Bedminster course and awarding it to Southern Hills. The horrors associated with a violent mob rampaging around the US Capitol last year meant a subsequent decision relating to a golf tournament barely registered. Donald Trump’s Bedminster golf course had been announced as the 2022 US PGA Championship’s host venue in 2014. With Trump caught in the middle of the Capitol storm, the PGA of America changed its plan, and Southern Hills in Tulsa, Oklahoma was the beneficiary at short notice.
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Saudi-bound Sergio Garcia MOCKED on final hole at PGA Championship

Sergio Garcia has made no secret of his unhappiness recently. When playing at the Wells Fargo Championship, the temperamental Spaniard told a rules official that he couldn't wait to leave the PGA Tour. It was only a few more weeks, he told the official, that he'd have to put up...
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Ian Poulter offers incredible gesture to upset golf fan at PGA Championship

Ian Poulter generously arranged for a spectator and her friends to gain access to the first round of the PGA Championship, after they were let down for their tickets. Poulter told the story on Instagram when he saw a lady upset in his hotel reception because her tickets hadn't arrived from the third party site they were purchased from.
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Tiger Woods score: Gutty effort leads to 69, second straight major cut made at PGA Championship 2022

Tiger Woods followed up his opening-round 74 at the 2022 PGA Championship with a 1-under 69 in Round 2 on Friday, sliding inside the 4-over cut line to see the weekend for his second straight major since returning from a serious car wreck. While Woods at 3 over sits 12 shots back of leader Will Zalatoris after 36 holes, it was not contention but improvement that was expected from Tiger this week.
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UPS cuts ties with Louis Oosthuizen and Lee Westwood at PGA Championship

TULSA, Okla. – The field for the first LIV Golf Invitational Series event has not been announced and already the fallout for players associated with the Saudi-backed breakaway tour has begun. According to a report on SI.com, UPS has cut ties with long-time spokesperson Lee Westwood, who confirmed earlier...
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2022 PGA Championship leaderboard: Live coverage, Tiger Woods score, golf scores today in Round 2

Round 2 of the 2022 PGA Championship is officially underway, and the drama -- much like the temperature at Southern Hills -- is beginning to heat up as some of the sport's brightest and best battle it out at the top of the leaderboard. Justin Thomas was at the front of the movers and shakers Friday in Round 2 as he posted a 3-under 67 -- tied for the lowest to par in the morning wave -- to grab the clubhouse lead from 18-hole leader Rory McIlroy. Thomas played his final 13 holes bogey-free at 2 under as part of his move that now has him at 6 under and solo leader.
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PGA Championship 2022: Only Oklahoma native at Southern Hills overcomes wind, bad luck to get to weekend

TULSA — It wasn't very long ago—2016, in fact—that Talor Gooch was on the brink of collapse at the second stage of the Web.com Qualifying School, pondering a future career at Best Buy. The Midwest City, Okla., native had no profile to speak of, and at TPC Craig Ranch in Texas, it took every ounce of resilience he had to recover from a poor start and fight his way to status. Success wasn't immediate, but Gooch, now 30, has gradually risen up the ranks of the game, and the view now looks very different than it did back then—35th in the world rankings, a PGA Tour win at last fall's RSM Classic, and a top-five at the Players Championship. Trace the path of that trajectory, and the next big expectation is contending at majors. Where better than Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, where he's so close to home he could drive, has gallery support as an Oklahoma State alum and where he's the only born-and-bred Oklahoman in the field?
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WATCH: Scottie Scheffler has temper tantrum at PGA Championship

World No.1 Scottie Scheffler appeared to let his temper get the better of him during his opening round of the PGA Championship. It wasn't the start Scheffler was hoping or expecting and the reigning Masters champion said he was further back than he wanted after round one. The 25-year-old fired...
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PGA Championship: Big Names Miss Cut at Southern Hills, Did Tiger?

Some of the biggest golfing names in the World will be packing their bags and heading home after missing the cut at the 2022 PGA Championship. The second round of the 104th PGA Championship was very much a tale of two stories. Those in the early wave out on Friday morning had to deal with winds anywhere between 20-30 mph which led to challenging scoring conditions. Meanwhile, those who started later in the day were able to plot their way around a course that featured slow greens as they dealt with significantly less wind.
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Tiger Woods is the star at Pga Championship

Tiger Woods the star, Phil Mickelson the great absent. And again: Scottie Scheffler to defend world leadership, Jon Rahm to return to the throne. Then Francesco Molinari, recovering and looking for a great result, and Jordan Spieth aiming to complete the Grand Slam. In Tulsa (United States), Oklahoma, everything is...
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PGA Championship 2022: To nobody's surprise, John Daly is the most surprising man at Southern Hills

TULSA — There is less time than you might think, when you wake up at 5:45 a.m. to watch John Daly smash the metaphorical champagne bottle against the metaphorical hull of Southern Hills Country Club to kick off the 2022 PGA Championship, to consider the life choices that brought you to this moment. Call it 30 seconds to brush your teeth, 30 minutes of riding a shuttle through grimmest Tulsa, and then a bit of walking before—at roughly 6:56 a.m.—the man himself emerges onto the first tee to the heartiest shouts the gallery can muster at such an early hour:
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Tiger Woods (+3) shoots 1-under 69 in second round to make cut at PGA Championship

TULSA, Okla. -- Tiger Woods will be around for the weekend at the 104th PGA Championship at Southern Hills Country Club. Needing to avoid a bogey down the stretch to stay on the right side of the cut line, the 15-time major champion did better than that, with a birdie on the 16th hole. He shot 1-under 69 in the second round on Friday, which pushed him to 3 over through 36 holes.
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