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Watson closes in on PGA Championship lead before late fade

May. 21, 2022 20:27 PM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — It's been a long time since Bubba Watson contended for the PGA Championship. And he was right there for a while on Saturday. An up-and-down third round at blustery Southern Hills put Watson tantalizingly close to the lead until he faded late with some trouble...

Simpson's early 65 proved low score was possible at PGA

May. 21, 2022 19:49 PM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — While some of the world's best players were flopping around in the soggy, blustery conditions at Southern Hills on Saturday, Webb Simpson showed low scores were still possible. Few followed his lead. Simpson's 65 off a morning start was one of the...

Luck of the draw at the PGA, and now a level playing field

May. 21, 2022 02:35 AM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — No one will ever confuse Southern Hills for the seaside links of the British Open, not by the looks of the tree-lined course and certainly not with the shots required. The chatter after two days of the PGA Championship? That's different. ...

Not much wind and a lot of Will as Zalatoris leads at PGA

May. 20, 2022 22:17 PM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The Oklahoma wind came sweeping through Southern Hills and then swiftly left town in time for Will Zalatoris, Bubba Watson and yes, even Tiger Woods, to bring a sleepy PGA Championship to life on Friday. Zalatoris hit the ball on the button whether he was in the...

Woods plays through pain, makes another major cut at PGA

May. 20, 2022 21:36 PM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Tiger Woods clenched his jaw when the pain hit. He limped, occasionally used a driver like a cane, and pushed his rebuilt right leg over and through the hills and swales of Southern Hills on Friday with a singular mission: to get to the weekend at the PGA...

Masters champ Scheffler, Johnson among those missing PGA cut

May. 20, 2022 21:14 PM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Scottie Scheffler arrived at Southern Hills with a green jacket hanging in his closet, the No. 1 ranking beside his name and the rest of the field pointing to him as the favorite to win the PGA Championship. The Masters champ headed home Friday after shooting...

Live updates | Bubba Watson shoots 63 to match PGA record

May. 20, 2022 20:10 PM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on the second round of the PGA Championship (all times local): ___ 7 p.m. Bubba Watson matched the lowest round in PGA Championship history and climbed into contention during the second round at Southern Hills. ...

Days before Oklahoma bans abortion, details still uncertain

May. 20, 2022 18:26 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — With Oklahoma only days away from enacting the toughest state ban on abortion in the U.S., providers were preparing to stop terminating pregnancies as questions remained Friday about enforcing the law's limited exceptions. The law allows abortions to save a...

Live updates | Scheffler with 71 in hunt for another major

May. 19, 2022 20:00 PM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on the first round of the PGA Championship (all times local): ___ 6:45 p.m. For the first time in more than two months, Masters champion and world No. 1 Scottie Scheffler had to sign for a round over par. And that...

Oklahoma passes strictest abortion ban; services to stop

May. 19, 2022 19:41 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma lawmakers on Thursday approved a bill prohibiting all abortions with few exceptions, and providers said they would stop performing the procedure as soon as the governor signs it in the latest example of the GOP’s national push to restrict access to what has been a...