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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...

Paul Casey watches his tee shot on the 11th 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)

Blighty's big chance to end a century-old drought at PGA

Aug. 9, 2020 12:01 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Padraig Harrington won the PGA Championship in 2008 to become the first European-born winner since Tommy Armour of Scotland in 1930. As for England, that goes back more than a century, when Jim Barnes won the Wanamaker Trophy for the second straight time in 1919. Three Englishmen have...

Dustin Johnson watches his tee shot on the 17th 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)

A brief look at the third round of the PGA Championship

Aug. 8, 2020 11:23 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A glance at Saturday's third round of the PGA Championship at Harding Park: LEADING: Dustin Johnson made eight birdies, his most of any round in a major, to shoot 5-under 65 and take a one-shot lead at 9-under 201. TRAILING: Scottie Scheffler and Cameron Champ are each one shot back,...

Dustin Johnson hits from the fairway on the 18th 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)

Dustin Johnson emerges from a pack to lead PGA Championship

Aug. 8, 2020 11:20 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Dustin Johnson supplied the birdies, eight of them Saturday at the PGA Championship, the most he has ever made in his 157 rounds of major championship golf for a 5-under 65 and a one-shot lead. Brooks Koepka supplied the needle. Koepka recovered from three straight bogeys to salvage a...

Li Haotong of China, lines up a putt on the second 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)

Big difference for Li from one tree to another

Aug. 8, 2020 11:11 PM EDT

Li Haotong was still smiling, even if others were feeling his pain. One minute he was taking advantage of a big break on a shot into the trees to make birdie and regain the lead on the back nine in the third round of the PGA Championship. The next he was looking up into another tree, wondering if his luck had run...

Brooks Koepka lines up a putt on the 13th 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)

Three-peat? 3 straight bogeys leave Koepka in neutral at PGA

Aug. 8, 2020 10:39 PM EDT

Bogey, bogey, bogey. This was not what Brooks Koepka had in mind when he was thinking about three in a row at the PGA Championship. Now, if he's going to become the first player to three-peat at the PGA since Walter Hagen did it in the 1920s, he'll have to win his first in come-from-behind fashion. It's all...

Dustin Johnson watches his tee shot on the 17th 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)

The Latest: DJ takes third-round lead at PGA Championship

Aug. 8, 2020 10:10 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The latest from the PGA Championship at TPC Harding Park: ___ Dustin Johnson lost his yardage book but he didn’t lose his composure after a double bogey on the ninth hole at the PGA Championship. Johnson shot a 5-under 65 in the third round at TPC Harding Park to enter the final...

Phil Mickelson hits from the fairway on the ninth hole during the second round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at TPC Harding Park Friday, Aug. 7, 2020, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Mickelson fizzles on course, wows in booth at PGA

Aug. 8, 2020 8:54 PM EDT

Phil Mickelson’s credentials were well-established by the time he settled into the broadcast booth during the third round of the PGA Championship. As a golfer. And as a talker. The five-time major champion joined Jim Nantz and Nick Faldo in the CBS booth on Saturday after the third round at TPC Harding...

Ruffels a match away from back-to-back in US Women's Amateur

Aug. 8, 2020 8:05 PM EDT

ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — Gabriela Ruffels keeps falling behind and keeps winning her matches in the U.S. Women’s Amateur, leaving her only one match away from becoming the first back-to-back winner in nearly a decade. Ruffels never led in her quarterfinal match Saturday until she made a 10-foot birdie...

Tiger Woods walks to the 12th green 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)

Woods faces another Sunday at a major with little hope

Aug. 8, 2020 6:39 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — One day he couldn't find enough fairways. The next day he couldn't make any putts. The third day he couldn't get close enough to make any putts. That leaves a fourth day for Tiger Woods, with little to play for in the PGA Championship. Eight shots behind going into the third round,...