• Brandon Stone, of South Africa, hits from the rough on the 18th hole during a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, N.J., Wednesday, July 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

    Final major of the year starts at Baltusrol

    SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — The final major of the year began Thursday when New York club pro Mark Brown hit the opening tee shot in the PGA Championship.

  • Rob Labritz watches his approach shot on the 17th hole during a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, N.J., Wednesday, July 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

    Club pros get a taste of tour life at PGA Championship

    SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Jason Day and Jordan Spieth are at Baltusrol. So are 20 club pros, who for one week of the year get treated on equal ground as the best golfers in the world.

  • Andrew Johnston, of England, smiles as he answers a question before a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, N.J., Wednesday, July 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

    Where’s the Beef? Everywhere at and around PGA Championship

    SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Andrew Johnston already has had a busy few days in the New York area. You know, pastrami at Katz’s Deli, sampling burgers throughout Manhattan, and getting a taste of the fare from his newest sponsor, Arby’s.

  • Sergio Garcia smiles as he listens to a question during a news conference before a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, N.J., Wednesday, July 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

    Baltusrol ready to host final major of the year

    SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Henrik Stenson took his silver claret jug and headed straight for Switzerland to play in a charity event organized by Sergio Garcia. It turned out to be the perfect occasion to deliver an important message to the host.

  • 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.

  • Phil Mickelson hits to the third 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)

    Mickelson not close to being over runner-up in British Open

    SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — If you thought two weeks was enough time for Phil Mickelson to get over his second-place finish in the British Open duel with Henrik Stenson, guess again.

  • 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.

  • Nicholas Lindheim wins Web.com Tour’s Utah Championship

    LEHI, Utah (AP) — Nicholas Lindheim won the Utah Championship on Sunday for his first Web.com Tour title and a likely spot next season on the PGA Tour.

  • Paul Broadhurst wins Senior British Open at Carnoustie

    CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Paul Broadhurst won the Senior British Open on Sunday at Carnoustie for his first senior major title, closing with a 4-under 68 for a two-stroke victory over Scott McCarron.

  • Brandt Snedeker, of the United States, tees off on the 11th hole at the Canadian Open golf tournament in Oakville, Ontario, on Saturday, July 23, 2016. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)

    Snedeker leads amateur du Toit in Canadian Open

    OAKVILLE, Ontario (AP) — Jared du Toit was in position to become the first Canadian to win the Canadian Open in 62 years — and the first amateur to break through on the PGA Tour in 25 seasons.