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Collin Morikawa holds the Wanamaker Trophy after winning the PGA Championship golf tournament at TPC Harding Park Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

New PGA champion Morikawa's toughest moment came after round

Aug. 10, 2020 3:09 AM EDT

If all you saw were the highlights of how Collin Morikawa beat back the biggest names in golf and walked off with the PGA Championship, you’d conclude he did it the old-fashioned way. The 23-year-old Californian delivered a 6-under 64 in the final round, including a signature shot that fans will be...

Tiger Woods waves on the 11th hole during the final round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at TPC Harding Park Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Warriors guard Curry pops up at PGA presser, grills winner

Aug. 9, 2020 11:19 PM EDT

If you're a three-time NBA champion and two-time league MVP, you can skirt the ban on fans at the PGA Championship. Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry was deputized as a “guest reporter” for the final round of the tournament, making him one of the few outsiders allowed on the course at TPC...

Collin Morikawa kisses the Wanamaker Trophy after winning the PGA Championship golf tournament at TPC Harding Park Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

A brief look at the third round of the PGA Championship

Aug. 9, 2020 11:06 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A glance at Sunday's final round of the PGA Championship at Harding Park: CHAMPION: Collin Morikawa hit his drive on the short par-4 16th hole to 7 feet to set up an eagle that gave him the lead for good. He shot 6-under 64 to win by two at 13-under 267. RUNNERS-UP: Paul Casey shot 66...

Collin Morikawa holds the Wanamaker Trophy after winning the PGA Championship golf tournament at TPC Harding Park Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Morikawa delivers great shot in quiet moment to win PGA

Aug. 9, 2020 10:51 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The best shot of his life, the shot that made Collin Morikawa a major champion, was never supposed to happen. He knew the tee on the 16th at Harding Park would be moved forward at the PGA Championship. He said during practice rounds that wouldn't tempt him to go for the green. But this...

Dustin Johnson hits from the bunker on the eighth hole during the final round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at TPC Harding Park Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

54-hole lead remains a major problem for Dustin Johnson

Aug. 9, 2020 10:40 PM EDT

The 54-hole lead has been a major problem for Dustin Johnson. The 2016 U.S. Open winner entered the final round of the PGA Championship atop the leaderboard and shot 68 on Sunday. But he wound up tied for second behind first-time major winner Collin Morikawa. Johnson is now 0 for 4 after taking at least a share...

Paul Casey of England, celebrates after a birdie on the eighth hole during the final round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at TPC Harding Park Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

"What a shot:" Casey can only watch as PGA hopes vanish

Aug. 9, 2020 9:56 PM EDT

Tied for the lead while standing on the 17th tee, Paul Casey heard what passed for a commotion on the largely silent, fan-free golf course. He looked behind him and realized his hopes of winning the PGA Championship had suddenly, startlingly vanished. Collin Morikawa's on-a-rope drive had stopped 7 feet away,...

Brooks Koepka reacts after missing a putt on the sixth hole during the final round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at TPC Harding Park Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Column: Trash talk and then some trashy play for Koepka

Aug. 9, 2020 9:31 PM EDT

Maybe Brooks Koepka should have followed the old golf adage — as tired as it may be — and let his clubs do the talking. At the very least, he should have given his driver a say. A day after he raised eyebrows by suggesting some of his fellow players might not be up to the task of winning the PGA...

Collin Morikawa waves on the 15th hole during the final round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at TPC Harding Park Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

The Latest: Making 2nd start in major, Morikawa wins PGA

Aug. 9, 2020 9:14 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The latest from the PGA Championship, the first golf major of the year, at TPC Harding Park: ___ Collin Morikawa has won the PGA Championship in just his second appearance in a major. The 23-year-old California native and Berkeley graduate shot 6-under 64 in the final round at TPC...

Collin Morikawa wins PGA Championship for first major title

Aug. 9, 2020 8:44 PM EDT
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Collin Morikawa wins PGA Championship for first major title.
Dustin Johnson watches his tee shot on the 12th hole during the third round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at TPC Harding Park Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

DJ, big hitters atop tight leaderboard for 4th round of PGA

Aug. 9, 2020 3:17 AM EDT

The bad news: The final-round “Battle of the Titans” golf fans have been clamoring for — Brooks “Big Game” Koepka vs. Bryson “The Brain” DeChambeau with a tournament on the line — won’t be coming to a PGA Championship near you. At least not on this...