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Zach Johnson watches his tee shot on the seventh hole during the second round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at TPC Harding Park Friday, Aug. 7, 2020, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Former champ Zach Johnson disappointed no fans at Masters

Aug. 12, 2020 4:40 PM EDT

Zach Johnson had missed the cut in seven of his first 11 majors and needed help from outside the ropes to contend at the 2007 Masters. He found that support on nearly every hole that Sunday 13 years ago from the loud, supportive fans who cheered him on to the first of his two major championships. That won't be...

FILE - In this April 11, 2019, file photo, fans walk along the first hole during the first round for the Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Ga. The Masters, the major known as much for the roars of the crowd as the raw beauty of Augusta National, will be on mute this year. The club decided Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020, there will be no spectators.(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

No roars at Augusta as Masters to be played without fans

Aug. 12, 2020 12:46 PM EDT

The Masters, known as much for the roars as the raw beauty of Augusta National, will be on mute this year. The club decided Wednesday there will be no spectators. That means all three majors in this year of COVID-19 will not have fans, and the silence figures to be most deafening at Augusta National when the...

Collin Morikawa watches his tee shot on the 16th 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: Morikawa part of generation that is ready to win big

Aug. 11, 2020 4:11 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Four blue dots painted on the edge of the 16th tee at Harding Park on the day after the PGA Championship were all that marked the spot where Collin Morikawa hit a drive that will be talked about for years. Four dots for the fourth round. The markers were set forward Sunday to make the...

Justin Thomas hits from the bunker on the 16th hole during the third round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at TPC Harding Park Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Thomas assured $2 million bonus as tour heads to postseason

Aug. 11, 2020 12:07 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Justin Thomas shot only one round in the 60s at Harding Park, tied for 37th and lost the No. 1 ranking that he had held all of one week. The week wasn’t a total loss. Thomas has played so well this year with a PGA Tour-best three victories that he is assured of being the No. 1...

PGA Tour heads toward postseason, LPGA Tour heads overseas

Aug. 11, 2020 11:01 AM EDT

PGA TOUR WYNDHAM CHAMPIONSHIP Site: Greensboro, N.C. Course: Sedgefield CC. Yardage: 7,127. Par: 70. Purse: $6.4 million. Winner's share: $1.15 million. Television: Thursday-Friday, 2-6 p.m. (Golf Channel); Saturday, 1-3 p.m. (Golf Channel), 3-6 p.m. (CBS); Sunday, 12:30-2:30 p.m. (Golf Channel), 2:30-6 p.m....

Collin Morikawa poses with 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)

Morikawa quickly goes from college grad to major champion

Aug. 10, 2020 11:40 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Collin Morikawa couldn't help but break into a smile, and not just because the shiny Wanamaker Trophy he won at Harding Park was positioned on a stand next to him. Just over 14 months ago, Morikawa went through commencement after his All-American career — on the golf course and...

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...