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Aug
14
2017
By Stephanie Wei under PGA Championship

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The PGA Championship felt like a slog-fest for most of the week (or, dare I say, a poor man’s U.S. Open?) — super slick and firm greens, thunderstorms, weather delays, slow play, ultra long (after more rain Friday and overnight) tough scoring conditions — but then the last groups made the turn at Quail Hollow on Sunday, and suddenly, the fireworks and the drama broke out.

At the end of the day, Justin Thomas separated himself from the pack, hitting some gutsy shots and stroking in key putts, along with a couple of moments that felt like divine intervention or tacit approval from the golf gods.

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Aug
24
2011
By Will Leivenberg under FedEx Cup

PGA Champ Keegan Bradley is relishing his new status while sticking to what got him in the winners circle.

Keegan Bradley is having one heck of a rookie season, to say the least. In May he won the Byron Nelson Championship, and just a few weeks ago, he staged a thrilling comeback at the PGA Championship to take home the Wanamaker Trophy in his first start at a major.

When asked in a press conference Tuesday what had been the biggest change in his life in the past two weeks, Keegan responded with complete candor.

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Aug
12
2010
By Stephanie Wei under PGA Championship

I caught up with defending champion Y.E. Yang yesterday. He was great, but I think some of his answers got lost in translation. So did his subtle but great sense of humor. There were some funny moments, but they were the you-had-to-be-there ones. Like when he was asking me (through his translator) if I knew the Chinese game “Go.” I didn’t, but noted, “Uh, I should know since I’m Chinese.” We started cracking up. You had to be there, but I guess we had an Asian moment.

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