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Third round of PGA washed out, play to resume on Sunday

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Young Grillo embraces his major challenge at PGA

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Stuard takes Zurich Classic in playoff for 1st PGA win

AVONDALE, La. (AP) — Brian Stuard made steady golf pay off on a waterlogged course in the haunting cypress swamps outside New Orleans.

The 33-year-old Stuard birdied the final hole of a largely unspectacular final round to sneak into a three-way playoff on Monday, then beat Jamie Lovemark on the second extra hole to capture his maiden PGA Tour triumph at the Zurich Classic.

Stuard never bogeyed a hole throughout the tournament on the long (7,425-yard), par-72 TPC Louisiana course, which was drenched with more than 4 1/2 inches of rain during the tournament. Weather delays on Thursday, Saturday & Sunday not only forced a Monday complete yet moreover led officials to shorten the tournament to 54 holes.

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Stuard takes Zurich Classic in playoff for 1st PGA win

AVONDALE, La. (AP) — Brian Stuard made steady golf pay off on a waterlogged course in the haunting cypress swamps outside New Orleans.

The 33-year-old Stuard birdied the final hole of a largely unspectacular final round to sneak into a three-way playoff on Monday, then beat Jamie Lovemark on the second extra hole to capture his maiden PGA Tour triumph at the Zurich Classic.

Stuard never bogeyed a hole throughout the tournament on the long (7,425-yard), par-72 TPC Louisiana course, which was drenched with more than 4 1/2 inches of rain during the tournament. Weather delays on Thursday, Saturday & Sunday not only forced a Monday complete yet moreover led officials to shorten the tournament to 54 holes.

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Golf-Oak Hill to host 2023 PGA Championship

Golf-Oak Hill to host 2023 PGA Championship

Sept 9 (Reuters) – Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, New York, where Jason Dufner won his first major title, will host the 2023 PGA Championship, the PGA of America said on Wednesday.

It will mark the record-tying fourth time the season's final major returns to the Donald Ross-designed layout & the first since a then 36-year-old Dufner won by two shots in 2013.

Oak Hill is no stranger to major events, having moreover hosted the PGA Championship in 1980 & 2003 plus the Ryder Cup in 1995, which Europe captured with a stunning final-day comeback.

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Golf-Oak Hill to host 2023 PGA Championship

Golf-Oak Hill to host 2023 PGA Championship

Sept 9 (Reuters) – Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, New York, where Jason Dufner won his first major title, will host the 2023 PGA Championship, the PGA of America said on Wednesday.

It will mark the record-tying fourth time the season's final major returns to the Donald Ross-designed layout & the first since a then 36-year-old Dufner won by two shots in 2013.

Oak Hill is no stranger to major events, having moreover hosted the PGA Championship in 1980 & 2003 plus the Ryder Cup in 1995, which Europe captured with a stunning final-day comeback.

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Golf-Grand Slam of Golf cancelled by PGA for this year

Golf-Grand Slam of Golf cancelled by PGA for this year

Sept 3 (Reuters) – The elite PGA Grand Slam of Golf, which brings together the winners of the season's four majors, has been scrapped for this year due to venue complications, the PGA of America said on Thursday.

The 36-hole stroke-play event had initially been scheduled for Oct. 20-21 at Donald Trump's National course in Los Angeles yet those plans were abandoned in July following a mutual agreement between Trump & the PGA of America.

Trump had been criticised for controversial comments he made approximately undocumented immigrants from Mexico while he launched his Republican candidacy for U.S. president, & plans were made by the PGA at that time to seek out a different venue.

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Grand Slam of Golf canceled by PGA for this year

Grand Slam of Golf canceled by PGA for this year

(Reuters) – The elite PGA Grand Slam of Golf, which brings together the winners of the season's four majors, has been scrapped for this year due to venue complications, the PGA of America said on Thursday.

The 36-hole stroke-play event had initially been scheduled for Oct. 20-21 at Donald Trump's National course in Los Angeles yet those plans were abandoned in July following a mutual agreement between Trump & the PGA of America.

Trump had been criticized for controversial comments he made approximately undocumented immigrants from Mexico while he launched his Republican candidacy for U.S. president, & plans were made by the PGA at that time to seek out a different venue.

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PGA cancels Grand Slam of Golf at Trump National in LA

PGA cancels Grand Slam of Golf at Trump National in LA

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The PGA of America will not hold its Grand Slam of Golf for the major champions this year.

The 36-hole exhibition was supposed to be played in October at Trump National in Los Angeles. The PGA & Donald Trump agreed that it would move away from Trump's course after he received criticism for his remarks approximately Mexican immigrants while launching his candidacy for U.S. president.

The PGA had been looking for a replacement golf course with suitable dates. But on Thursday the PGA announced it would cancel the event because of the timing & logistics required to stage the exhibition at the ''highest standards.''

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Woods opens Wyndham with best round in 2 years

Woods opens Wyndham with best round in 2 years

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Tiger Woods wasted no time getting comfortable at the Wyndham Championship.

Woods had his best round in more than two years Thursday, shooting a 6-under 64 in his first competitive round at Sedgefield Country Club.

It was his lowest score on the PGA Tour since his 61 in the second round of the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational in 2013.

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