• Dustin Johnson lines up a putt on the fourth hole during the first round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, N.J., Thursday, July 28, 2016. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

    Round 2 of PGA in the rain at Baltusrol

    SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — The weather matched the mood of Dustin Johnson and others trying to make up ground Friday in the PGA Championship.

  • Rory McIlroy reacts to missing a putt on the 14th hole during the first round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, N.J., Thursday, July 28, 2016. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

    McIlroy can’t make a putt and now tries to make the cut

    SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Two holes into the final major of the year, Rory McIlroy was starting to lose patience.

  • Jimmy Walker reacts to his putt on the seventh hole during the first round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, N.J., Thursday, July 28, 2016. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

    Final major of the year starts at Baltusrol

    SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — A drab year for Jimmy Walker took a turn for the worse two weeks ago at the British Open, when he stayed in what was dubbed the “frat house” at Royal Troon with Jordan Spieth, Rickie Fowler, Justin Thomas, Jason Dufner and Zach Johnson.

  • Bubba Watson practices his chip shot on the practice range during a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, N.J., Tuesday, July 26, 2016. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

    Olympics present problem in US qualifying for Ryder Cup

    SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — The Olympics has thrown another wrinkle into the golf schedule, this one affecting the American team for the Ryder Cup.

  • Rory McIlroy, left, talks with Rickie Fowler, right, as they wait on the fifth hole during a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, N.J., Tuesday, July 26, 2016. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

    Baltusrol is last chance for 2016 major for McIlroy, Spieth

    SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Rory McIlroy took stock of his game and the shots required at Baltusrol and reached a most logical conclusion Tuesday. He believes the PGA Championship will be his best chance this year to win a major.

  • In this Aug. 13, 2005, file photo, Phil Mickelson, center, checks out his putt as he plays the 17th hole with playing partner Jerry Kelly during the third round of the PGA Championship at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, N.J. This year's PGA Championship will be held at Baltusrol the last week of July. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)

    Last major of the year in no time at all

    SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Jordan Spieth hit the reset button after the U.S. Open, a prudent decision to keep from looking in the rearview mirror.