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UPDATED: Sun., May 19, 2019, 11:44 p.m.

Bethpage Black crowd showers Phil Mickelson with love at PGA Championship

Phil Mickelson completed another home game at Bethpage Black on Sunday, finishing far down the leaderboard in the PGA Championship.


UPDATED: Sun., May 19, 2019, 9:20 p.m.

Brooks Koepka survives Bethpage Black to win PGA Championship

Brooks Koepka makes it look hard and survives to win PGA Championship for second straight year.


With Brooks Koepka out front at PGA, 2nd place plenty to play for

Maybe no one is going to catch Brooks Koepka at the PGA Championship, but the rest of the field still has plenty to play for. There are the FedEx Cup …


UPDATED: Sat., May 18, 2019, 6:14 p.m.

Jordan Spieth refuses interview after 3rd round of PGA Championship

Jordan Spieth’s third round in the final group of the PGA Championship with runaway leader Brooks Koepka will have to speak for itself. Spieth didn’t talk to the media. Minutes …


UPDATED: Sat., May 18, 2019, 6:02 p.m.

Dustin Johnson blows chance to go head to head vs Brooks Koepka in final round

It would have made the perfect pairing: Dustin Johnson and Brooks Koepka, close friends and workout buddies, ranked first and third in the world, in the final group of the …


UPDATED: Sat., May 18, 2019, 7:30 p.m.

Brooks Koepka keeps 7-shot lead after third round at PGA Championship; Clarkston’s Joel Dahmen tied for 39th

Staked to a seven-shot lead, Koepka never let anyone get closer than five shots in the third round as he powered his way to an ideal start and overcame a …


Lucas Glover again showing a liking for Bethpage Black

Majors at Bethpage Black seem to bring out the best in Lucas Glover. The 39-year-old won the U.S. Open in 2009 by two shots on the Long Island public course …


Tiger Woods shoots 73, 5 over for 36 holes, misses cut at PGA

Tiger Woods shot a 3-over 73 at Bethpage Black in the second round of the PGA Championship to finish at 5 over for 36 holes and miss the cut by …


UPDATED: Fri., May 17, 2019, 6:12 p.m.

PGA notebook: Sergio Garcia, Steve Stricker miss the cut at the PGA Championship

Tiger Woods wasn’t the only prominent player who missed the cut at the PGA Championship. Bethpage Black also claimed Sergio Garcia, Steve Stricker, who had not missed a cut in …


Adam Scott shoots 64, barely makes up ground on Koepka at PGA

Adam Scott isn’t intimidated by how Brooks Koepka is handling Bethpage Black. He also is aware that if Koepka keeps at it, Scott’s chances of winning a second major are …


Thailand’s Jazz Janewattananond makes music with 68 at PGA Championship

The Jazz man from Thailand made some music at the PGA Championship, and it was really good. Jazz Janewattananond is a 23-year-old playing in his first PGA Championship. He has …


Rory McIlroy’s rally on second 9 saves him for weekend at PGA

Rory McIlroy appeared headed for a flight back to Florida when he stood at 7 over par with six holes left in the second round of the PGA Championship. Some …


UPDATED: Fri., May 17, 2019, 10:29 p.m.

Brooks Koepka shatters 36-hole record and builds 7-shot lead at PGA; Clarkston’s Joel Dahmen makes cut

What felt like a battle for Brooks Koepka looked like a runaway second round in the PGA Championship. Koepka backed up his record-tying 63 with a round that put him …


John Daly a fan favorite at PGA, with or without cart

For the second time, John Daly drove into history at the PGA Championship. First he did it with his big tee shots at Crooked Stick. This time he did it …


Tiger Woods 9 shots behind Brooks Koepka after 72 in 1st round of PGA

The PGA Championship began poorly for Tiger Woods. Although he got masterful in the middle of the round, things then fell apart down the stretch. Not making any of it …


UPDATED: Thu., May 16, 2019, 4:37 p.m.

Tommy Fleetwood shoots 67, finishes 1st round of PGA in 3rd place

U.S. Open runner-up Tommy Fleetwood was back on Long Island for another major, and once again he was looking up at Brooks Koepka on the leaderboard. Fleetwood shot a 3-under …


UPDATED: Thu., May 16, 2019, 5:54 p.m.

Brooks Koepka off to record-setting start at PGA Championship; Clarkston native Joel Dahmen shoots even par

Brooks Koepka delivered on the biggest stage again, this time with Tiger Woods at his side. Koepka had a 7-under 63, making him the first player in 101 years of …


PGA notebook: Fresh off a senior major, Steve Stricker returns to Bethpage

The modest Midwestern lifestyle of Steve Stricker has given way to moments of celebrity over the last month, watching the Masters with Virginia basketball coach Tony Bennett and getting a …


New York, Bethpage tend to bring out Phil Mickelson’s second-best

Phil Mickelson is back in the New York area this week for the PGA Championship at Bethpage Black. It’s a course where he has twice finished as the runner-up in …


Jordan Spieth trying to buck the odds at PGA Championship

Jordan Spieth needs to win the PGA Championship for the career Grand Slam. Masters champion Tiger Woods needs to win the next three majors to capture an unprecedented calendar Grand …


John Daly says cart a disadvantage at PGA on hilly Bethpage Black

John Daly hates having to use a cart in the PGA Championship and probably wouldn’t do it unless the major didn’t mean so much to him. He arrived at the …


UPDATED: Wed., May 15, 2019, 6:46 p.m.

Justin Rose seeks 2nd major at PGA Championship at Bethpage Black

The 2016 Olympic gold medalist is usually near the top of the leaderboard in the most pressure-packed events and is the current FedEx Cup champion.


Francesco Molinari not forgetting final round at Augusta National

For the past month, the golf world has been riding the high of seeing Tiger Woods win the Masters. What has been forgotten is Woods’ unexpected victory pretty much was …


PGA notebook: Tiger Woods’ win at Masters still has Rory McIlroy in awe

It’s been a month since Tiger Woods stunned the golf world by overcoming major back problems and periods when his troubled career appeared to be over by winning the Masters. …


Doug Ferguson: Dustin Johnson the best player with only 1 major

Dustin Johnson was on the wrong side of history at the last PGA Championship. It wasn’t because Brooks Koepka, his best friend in golf, walked away from Bellerive with the …


PGA a new major challenge for Tiger Woods with a familiar look

Tiger Woods, the Masters champion, is going for the second leg of the Grand Slam on a long, wet course at Bethpage Black. It all sounds so familiar. For Woods, …


UPDATED: Tue., May 14, 2019, 10:55 a.m.

Defending PGA champ Brooks Koepka has confidence of an elite player

Koepka is the titleholder of the PGA Championship and has won the past two U.S. Opens. To use a phrase familiar in these parts of Long Island, he is not …


UPDATED: Mon., May 13, 2019, 9:09 p.m.

Couch Slouch: Tiger Woods’ comeback not even the best in golf history

Tiger Woods hysteria resumes this week at the PGA Championship, in the wake of his widely proclaimed “greatest comeback in sports history” last month at the Masters. I am going …


Facts and figures for the 2019 PGA Championship

The PGA Championship moves to May for the first time since 1949.


A look at the 10 top contenders for the 2019 PGA Championship

A capsule look at the top contenders in the 101st PGA Championship, to be played May 16-19 on the Black Course at Bethpage State Park in Framingdale, New York.