Brooks Koepka Withdraws From US Open, which begins next Thursday.
Jon Rahm stormed into the clubhouse lead with a stunning, closing 64 at Olympia Fields, comfortably the low round of the week, and he looked certain to claim his fifth PGA Tour title in regulation with Johnson lining up a testing 45-foot birdie putt on the 72nd green.
Collin Morikawa fulfilled his rich promise and produced outstanding golf down the stretch to claim a two-shot win at the PGA Championship in only his second major start.
Collin Morikawa’s Stunning Finish Lands Maiden Major at Harding Park
Dustin Johnson will take a one-shot lead into the final round of the PGA Championship as Brooks Koepka stayed in the hunt for a third straight win on an intriguing day three.
Dustin Johnson Leads
Li’s bid to become the first Chinese professional major winner is a genuine possibility after he set a testing clubhouse target early, making birdies at three of the first five holes
Li Haotong Two Shots Clear at Haltway
The PGA Tour did not reveal the details of the 11 who were tested on Friday evening, although it is likely that the top two names on their list would have been Luke List and Vaughn Taylor, who played with Watney in the first round.
When asked for his reaction to the news, McIlroy said: “Nick texted me actually because we had a chat on the putting green before I went out to play, but we were at a distance.
Rory McIlroy and Brooks Koepka revealed they were both in close proximity to Nick Watney shortly before he tested positive for Covid-19 on Friday.
A PGA Tour statement read: “On Friday, prior to arriving at the tournament, he indicated he had symptoms consistent with the illness and after consulting with a physician, was administered a test and found Nick Watney be positive.
Rory McIlroy who insists that, the likes of Fleetwood and Molinari cannot complain about losing world ranking points
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