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Bethpage’s baying, boorish galleries should have no place in golf

The heckling of Brooks Koepka by the crowd at the US PGA was unacceptable but is likely to be even worse for Europe’s players when the Ryder Cup comes to the course in 2024“The fans here have been tremendous.” Suzy Whaley did not intend to raise eyebro…

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Brooks Koepka says fans’ chants for ‘DJ’ helped him recover to win US PGA title

‘Everybody chanting ‘DJ’ kind of helped … I kind of deserved it’Koepka recovered from four bogeys in a row to land fourth majorBrooks Koepka has explained how crowd chants in support of Dustin Johnson inspired him towards victory at the US PGA Champion…

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Brooks Koepka says fans’ chants for ‘DJ’ helped him recover to win US PGA title

‘Everybody chanting ‘DJ’ kind of helped … I kind of deserved it’Koepka recovered from four bogeys in a row to land fourth majorBrooks Koepka has explained how crowd chants in support of Dustin Johnson inspired him towards victory at the US PGA Champion…

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Brooks Koepka survives mini-meltdown to retain US PGA Championship

• Seven-shot lead reduced to two by runner-up Dustin Johnson• Koepka recorded five bogeys in his last eight holesSeven shots at the start of play, six shots after 10 holes, one shot on the 15th tee. Brooks Koepka opened US PGA Championship week by insi…

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US PGA Championship 2019: final round – live!

Brooks Koepka holds a seven-shot lead heading into the final dayDustin Johnson and Luke List are the 2018 champion’s nearest rivalsYou can send Scott your thoughts on the day’s play via email 10.56am BST “So, Brooks. Is there any doubt whatsoever in yo…

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Brooks Koepka in command and keeping US PGA rivals in vain pursuit

• Koepka has seven-stroke lead after cool third-round 70 • Dustin Johnson one of four players sharing second spotIn ordinary circumstances the missing of an opening hole, 6ft putt by a tournament leader would deliver hope to the field. But these are ex…

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Brooks Koepka in command and keeping US PGA rivals in vain pursuit

• Koepka has seven-stroke lead after cool third-round 70 • Dustin Johnson one of four players sharing second spotIn ordinary circumstances the missing of an opening hole, 6ft putt by a tournament leader would deliver hope to the field. But these are ex…

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Brooks Koepka in command and keeping US PGA rivals in vain pursuit

• Koepka has seven-stroke lead after cool third-round 70 • Dustin Johnson one of four players sharing second spotIn ordinary circumstances the missing of an opening hole, 6ft putt by a tournament leader would deliver hope to the field. But these are ex…

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US PGA Championship 2019: third round – live!

Brooks Koepka leads by seven going into day threeOfficial leaderboard: get the latest from Bethpage BlackAnd feel free to email scott.murray@theguardian.com 12.18pm BST It seems like only yesterday when Gary Woodland set a new record for the best 36-ho…

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‘Just didn’t quite have it’: Tiger Woods reacts to missing the cut at US PGA – video

Tiger Woods shot a 73 on Friday to fall to five over par and miss the cut at the 101st PGA Championship. ‘I didn’t do all the little things I need to do correctly to post good scores,’ said the Masters champion.Brooks Koepka untouchable at US PGA as Wo…

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‘Today was a battle’: record-breaking Brooks Koepka extends US PGA lead – video

Defending champion Brooks Koepka shot a 65 on Friday to increase his lead to seven strokes by moving to 12 under par in the 101st PGA Championship. ‘This probably sounds bad, but today was a battle,’ said 29-year-old Koepka.Brooks Koepka untouchable at…

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Tiger Woods’ US PGA rust thrown into sharp relief by Brooks Koepka’s power

While the 15-time major winner looked physically jaded at Bethpage, his rival obliterated the field with ‘Tiger-esque’ easeComparisons with Tiger Woods are not so much a well-worn path as proven worthy of ridicule. It is of course legitimate for young …

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Brooks Koepka untouchable at US PGA as Woods bows out after second round

• Koepka seven clear and on course to retain title• Woods misses cut on first start since Masters winThey continue to swing and miss at Brooks Koepka. Closing time drunks may have more of a hit rate than those seeking to topple this major specialist. T…

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US PGA Championship 2019: second round – live!

Hole-by-hole updates from the second day at BethpageCheck the official leaderboard from the tournamentSend your thoughts to Scott by email here 1.45pm BST Mickelson takes a fairway wood off the 11th tee for safety. You know what’s coming next: he wangs…

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US PGA Championship 2019: second round – live!

Hole-by-hole updates from the second day at BethpageCheck the official leaderboard from the tournamentSend your thoughts to Scott by email here 1.45pm BST Mickelson takes a fairway wood off the 11th tee for safety. You know what’s coming next: he wangs…

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Brooks Koepka in no mood to relinquish his US PGA title with round of 63

• Brooks Koepka: ‘I’ve never been this confident’• Tiger Woods fights for a 72 after early mistakesBrooks Koepka is not the individual you want to encounter when seeking a cure from illness at a major championship. Just ask Tiger Woods. As Koepka’s lov…

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US PGA Championship 2019: first round – live!

Live updates from Bethpage Black, the year’s second majorOfficial site leaderboard: latest standings from round oneAnd feel free to email scott.murray@theguardian.com 2.00pm BST Sergio has started stodgily, with bogeys at 11 and now 12. He’s +2 early d…

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US PGA Championship: Jordan Spieth hunting career slam and end to slump | Ewan Murray

Texan goes in pursuit of the US PGA from Thursday, the only major he has never won, as world No 39 and a live outsiderWhile the noise around Rory McIlroy’s attempts to complete a career grand slam at Augusta National reaches an annual crescendo the fac…

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Rory McIlroy declares intention to play for Ireland at 2020 Olympic Games

• McIlroy did not play at 2016 Games in Rio• World No4 said: ‘I’m excited to play for Ireland’Rory McIlroy is expected to compete for Ireland at next year’s Olympics after revealing a change of stance regarding his participation. McIlroy was one of a n…

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Tiger Woods: ‘Would I like to play in the Olympics? Yes’ – video

Tiger Woods has said that featuring for the USA in the 2020 Olympics remains firmly on his radar. The Masters champion was speaking to media at Bethpage Black Course ahead of the US PGA Championship, which he has won four times in the past.Tiger Woods …