August 28, 2014

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Flat-out good: Former Olmsted Falls resident Jason Dufner captures PGA Championship for first major title

PITTSFORD, N.Y. — Equipped with a two-shot lead at the turn, still carrying a few scars from his PGA Championship collapse two years ago, Jason Dufner never showed signs of cracking. No one expected anything else from a player whose popularity comes from his flat-line personality. He merely waved to the gallery when he shot Read More…

PGA Championship: Steady veteran shoots 68 on day course turns tough, leads Jason Dufner by one

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PITTSFORD, N.Y. — The final moments Saturday at Oak Hill brought out more emotion as big putts kept falling in the PGA Championship, with one big difference. These putts were for par. Jim Furyk, after a 3-wood struck so poorly off the 18th tee that he couldn’t have reached the green even if he had Read More…

Adam Scott, Jim Furyk go low on good-scoring day, share PGA lead after 5-under 65s; Tiger Woods stumbles in with 71

PITTSFORD, N.Y. — Adam Scott began the final major of the year with a tee shot deep into the trees. He ended the opening round of the PGA Championship by having to gouge out of deep rough. It was the golf in between that was some of the best he has ever played, even for Read More…

Rory McIlroy eager to defend his PGA Championship title, despite season-long slump

PITTSFORD, N.Y. — The curls no longer spilled from under his cap, a big change for Rory McIlroy. Prompted to reveal the rest of his free haircut, he removed his hat and wild brown locks sprang to life. “Still a little bit on the top,” he said Wednesday with an easy smile. Only then did Read More…