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Tiger Woods is ‘trending’ for one of USA’s four Ryder Cup wildcards

• Furyk names the eight qualifiers for Paris showdown• ‘We want players who are going to help us be successful’It is a further nod towards the progress of Tiger Woods that it would now be a shock if he does not play at September’s Ryder Cup. Woods’s ho…

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Eleven Sports viewers miss Brooks Koepka win US PGA Championship

• Britain’s newest sports broadcaster criticised• Video feed problems hinder coverage of the golf majorEleven Sports endured a challenging start to life as Britain’s newest sports broadcaster after its coverage of the US PGA Championship encountered te…

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Brooks Koepka’s nerveless display denies Tiger Woods fairytale victory

• Koepka finishes on 16 under to win by two shots• Woods pips Adam Scott to second place with birdie on final holeA slam of the driver into turf meant Tiger Woods knew this was the end, even if it may, in fact, be another beginning. He swung said club …

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Tiger Woods delighted to contend again after second place at US PGA

• 14-times major winner finishes behind Brooks Koepka• ‘I didn’t even know if I was going to play golf again’Tiger Woods reflected on “a hell of a process” to get to the position of being prominent in majors again, following a second-place finish at th…

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US PGA Championship 2018: day four – live!

Live updates from the final day of the US PGAYou can email Scott here with your thoughtsOfficial live leaderboard from BelleriveDay three report: Woods in contention but Koepka leads 1.07pm BST The 100th PGA Championship has been magnificent so far, a …

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Tiger Woods in contention but Brooks Koepka leads US PGA after third round

• Koepka two shots ahead of Adam Scott on twelve under• Woods four shots off Koepka on eight underThere was a time when the prospect of being denied a 15th major championship win by a misbehaving putter would have felt like an unattainable dream for Ti…

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US PGA Championship 2018: day three – live!

Live updates on conclusion of second round followed by thirdOfficial live leaderboardYou can email Scott at scott.murray@guardian.co.ukDay two: Woodland leads home charge as storms halt play 2.06pm BST Maybe a Matsuyama birdie charge is on! He picks u…

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Gary Woodland leads home charge as storms halt US PGA second round

Thunder and lightning disrupted play on day two of the final major but home golfers were firmly in control in the clubhousePerhaps it is appropriate that the 100th playing of this major sees the US firmly in control of the US PGA. On a Friday where Bel…

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US PGA Championship 2018: second round – live!

Live updates from day two at BelleriveYou can email Scott here with your thoughtsDay one report: Woodland leads Fowler after Woods fightbackOfficial live leaderboard from Bellerive 8.12am BST Preambles are so Thursday. Let’s get straight down to busine…

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Gary Woodland leads Rickie Fowler after Tiger Woods fightback at US PGA

• Woodland surprise leader by one shot after shooting 64• Woods ends with level-par 70 after poor startAs Rickie Fowler delivered his latest statement of major championship intent Tiger Woods provided a reminder of the attribute that once made him so d…

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US PGA Championship 2018: first round – live!

Live updates from the first round of the year’s final majorYou can email Scott here with your thoughtsOfficial live leaderboardNot on Sky, BT or BBC: how to watch the US PGA 11.55am BST Welcome to Bellerive Country Club, St Louis, Missouri, where the w…

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Tommy Fleetwood’s Open winnings paid to namesake Florida teacher

• Teaching pro in Florida received $154,480 by mistake• Justin Rose prepares to play through pain at US PGARed faces were the order of the day at the European Tour before the final major of the year – the US PGA Championship – after it emerged winnings…

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Rejuvenated Tiger Woods eyes Ryder Cup spot as he prepares for US PGA

• Former world No 1 has climbed to 20th in the rankings• Victory at Bellerive would seal automatic berth for FranceTiger Woods might feel “blessed”to have been permitted a renaissance but his ambitions remain clearly defined. Woods has aspirations of w…

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Not on Sky, BT Sport or free-to-air: a guide on how to watch the US PGA

Golf is trying to appeal to a younger market with an online experiment beginning at Bellerive in Missouri on ThursdayHow golf can appeal to a broader and younger market has been the subject of much discussion. This week, the biggest departure yet from …

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Not on Sky, BT Sport or free-to-air: a guide on how to watch the US PGA

Golf is trying to appeal to a younger market with an online experiment beginning at Bellerive in Missouri on ThursdayHow golf can appeal to a broader and younger market has been the subject of much discussion. This week, the biggest departure yet from …

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Justin Thomas wins Bridgestone Invitational ahead of US PGA Championship defence

American untroubled in final round to win title by four shotsTiger Woods finishes well down the field after 73 in final roundJustin Thomas never let anyone closer than two shots and closed with a one-under 69 to win the Bridgestone Invitational for his…

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Rory McIlroy can defy doubters at US PGA Championship

Everything from his caddie to his demeanour has been criticised but this hides the fact that he’s been playing well leading up to the season’s final majorLight was fading badly the last time Rory McIlroy claimed a major. You do not have to scratch far …

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Tiger Woods adamant he will play regularly in 2018 and contest majors

• Woods claim partly overshadows Fowler’s Hero World Challenge triumph• Sky on verge of securing new Masters deal after fending off BTEven Rickie Fowler’s stunning closing round of 61, which claimed the Hero World Challenge by four shots, was not enoug…

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Justin Thomas completes remarkable season with $10m FedEx Cup win

• Xander Schauffele wins Tour Championship by one stroke from Thomas
• FedEx winner will rise to No4 in the world rankings this week

Justin Thomas has $10m worth of consolation after losing the Tour Championship by a stroke to Xander Schauffele. Sunday on the outskirts of Atlanta golf produced one of its curious scenarios in which even the runner-up had cause for epic celebration.

For Thomas, the FedEx Cup was fitting reward for a season which returned five victories, one of which was a major championship, the US PGA. Schauffele has cause to be equally delighted with his efforts. Not only did he see off a stellar field at East Lake but his rookie year on the PGA Tour has brought two wins and a cataclysmic rise from the position of merely seeking to retain his card. Even after a share of fifth at the US Open and victory at the Greenbrier Classic Schauffele was 82nd in the world rankings, in what proves an indication of his earlier standing.

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Justin Thomas says jealousy over Spieth’s Open win inspired US PGA victory

• Thomas says envy over good friend Spieth’s win at Birkdale drove him
• US PGA winner thanks Tiger Woods for support during victory

Justin Thomas admits he was jealous of good friend Jordan Spieth winning major championships, but has also revealed the part Tiger Woods played in his US PGA victory at Quail Hollow.

As the son and grandson of PGA professionals, Thomas was seemingly destined for a career in golf and attended the 2000 US PGA at Valhalla as a seven-year-old spectator.

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