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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. ...

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...

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...

John Daly delivers another ride in PGA's 1st round

May. 19, 2022 19:21 PM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Always colorful, never boring. Shaggy John Daly produced yet another wild ride around a PGA Championship. Literally. The 56-year-old two-time major champion, whose booming drives propelled him to win the PGA in 1991, drove the...

Tiger trouble: Woods winces way through opening 74 at PGA

May. 19, 2022 17:09 PM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — By the time Tiger Woods walked toward the fifth tee box Thursday, the hot start to his return to the PGA Championship had turned cold, and what was quickly becoming a steamy day at Southern Hills had also become an agonizing grind. Two early birdies that had him...

Southern Hills: All-time best often crowned in dull fashion

May. 19, 2022 03:01 AM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — About a month before Dave Stockton won the PGA Championship at Southern Hills, his father gave him the self-help classic “Psycho-Cybernetics” by Maxwell Maltz, and he went through page by page highlighting various passages. “It was not a fun read,”...

Former PGA champ Stockton rues turnout at champions dinner

May. 18, 2022 18:09 PM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Dave Stockton won the 1970 PGA Championship at Southern Hills and his nostalgic return this week included the champions dinner for swapping stories of the great shots, the terrible ones and memories of career-making victories. He was disappointed by the low...

Restored to glory, Southern Hills ready for PGA showcase

May. 18, 2022 01:24 AM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Matt Kuchar was flopping shots out of the rough during his practice round at Southern Hills on Tuesday when he chunked one so fat that it came up several yards short of the hole, teetering precariously on the edge of the green. “Knock that back to me,”...

Mickelson's absence from PGA called disappointing and 'sad'

May. 17, 2022 18:11 PM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Phil Mickelson isn't even at Southern Hills and he's still the talk of Tulsa. Hardly a player could escape the microphone Tuesday without addressing Mickelson's decision to skip the PGA Championship after his incendiary comments about a Saudi-funded rival league...