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Big-game Brooks: Koepka has 4 wins on tour, 3 majors

Aug. 14, 2018 8:11 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Just call him big-game Brooks. Not even Brooks Koepka can explain why he plays some of his best golf at the biggest events. The PGA Championship not only was his third major, he won two of the three majors he played this year and three of his last six. And it goes deeper than that. He has...

Koepka holds off Woods to win PGA Championship

Aug. 13, 2018 2:04 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The roars were unlike anything Brooks Koepka had ever heard, and he knew exactly what they meant. They got louder for each birdie by Tiger Woods that moved him closer to the lead Sunday in the PGA Championship, and Koepka could hear a ripple effect of noise. First, real time. Seconds...

The Latest: Koepka tops Scott, Woods to win PGA Championship

Aug. 12, 2018 7:03 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on the PGA Championship, golf's final major of the year (all times local): 6:05 p.m. Brooks Koepka has won his first PGA Championship, playing poised and mistake-free golf down the stretch amid ear-splitting roars for Tiger Woods and a late charge from revitalized Adam Scott....

The Latest: Koepka takes 2-shot lead over Scott into Sunday

Aug. 11, 2018 7:45 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on the PGA Championship, golf's final major of the year (all times local): 6:43 p.m. Brooks Koepka will take a two-shot lead over Adam Scott into the final round of the PGA Championship after shooting a 4-under 66 that left him at 12 under for the tournament. Koepka is trying to...

The Latest: Play suspended Friday as storms lash PGA

Aug. 10, 2018 6:41 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on the PGA Championship, golf's final major of the year (all times local): 5:40 p.m. Play has been suspended for the rest of the day at the PGA Championship, where a band of strong storms brought heavy rains to Bellerive Country Club. Nobody in the afternoon wave Friday finished...

Bellerive eager to produce memorable PGA Championship

Aug. 9, 2018 10:15 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Bellerive Country Club is considered one of the "Big Four" of traditional, exclusive St. Louis-area clubs, a picturesque parkland course designed by Robert Trent Jones serving as its centerpiece. For a while, big events bolstered its reputation. Gary Player won a thrilling Monday playoff...

Column: Azinger allows a look back at life-changing PGA

Aug. 7, 2018 7:18 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Even with ample reason to think about what might have been, Paul Azinger prefers to wonder what's next. This was one time he reluctantly agreed to celebrate the past. He returned to Inverness Club over the weekend, his first time at the Ohio club since he reached the pinnacle of his career...

Jordan Spieth takes another run at career Grand Slam at PGA

Aug. 7, 2018 4:26 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The spotlight was downright searing when Jordan Spieth arrived at Quail Hallow last summer, fresh off a victory at Royal Birkdale that had put him on the precipice of the career Grand Slam. He didn't wilt. Didn't even wither. Spieth just didn't win, putting together four...

PGA CHAMPIONSHIP '18: A look at top contenders

Aug. 4, 2018 12:03 PM EDT

A capsule look at 10 top contenders for the PGA Championship, to be held Aug. 9-12 at Bellerive Country Club in St. Louis (list in predicted order of finish): DUSTIN JOHNSON Age: 34. Country: United States. World ranking: 1. Worldwide victories: 19. 2018 victories: Sentry Tournament of Championship, FedEx St....

American majors rarely have champions beyond the age of 40

Aug. 4, 2018 11:38 AM EDT

One news story from 50 years ago at the PGA Championship might explain why no one has touched a record set that day. Julius Boros had to watch in front of him as Arnold Palmer made one last charge in the 1968 PGA Championship. Palmer thrashed a 3-wood out of the rough to 8 feet on the 18th hole at Pecan Valley in...