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With some clutch putting at the end, Jim Furyk headed to the final round of the PGA Championship with a one-shot lead.
Furyk shot a 2-under 68 on Saturday at Oak Hill, capped by an 18-foot birdie putt on the tough 17th hole and a gritty putt from the fringe to save par at No. 18.
The 43-year-old American pumped his fist emphatically and headed off to the clubhouse, out front heading to Sunday in a major for the first time since last year's U.S. Open. At Olympic, he lost out on his second major title with two bogeys on the last three holes.
Furyk was at 9-under 201.
Jason Dufner, the 36-hole leader, followed a record-tying 63 with a 71 to drop a stroke off the pace.
Henrik Stenson was 7 under after a 69, with fellow Swede Jonas Blixt another stroke back following a 66.
On a warm, sunny day when Oak Hill finally showed its bite, Furyk bounced back from a sluggish start to seize the top spot on the leaderboard. giving him another shot at adding to his lone major title in the ...
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Adam Scott is off to another good start in a major, shooting a 5-under 65 for a share of the lead with Jim Furyk after the opening round of the PGA Championship on Thursday.
Scott won his first major title at the Masters, and he was out front on the final day of the British Open before fading.
The Australian golfer shot a 5-under 30 on the front nine at Oak Hill, taking advantage...
No golfer has taken more knockout punches lately than Jim Furyk.
He imploded at last year's U.S. Open, threw up on himself at the final hole of the Bridgestone Invitational a month later and then, of course, there was the Ryder Cup debacle at Medinah.
This year he missed the cut at both the U.S. and British Opens.
He's bloodied, but like Jake LaMotta in "Raging Bull...
The pose was a familiar one for Jim Furyk - buckled over as if he'd taken a punch in the gut, barely able to watch the flight of the ball.
The ending felt achingly similar, too.
Denied in another major championship.
Furyk came up two shots shy of Jason Dufner in the PGA Championship, unable to mount any sort of charge coming down the stretch on a warm, sunny Sunday at Oak...
Check out the video. Golfer Jason Dufner celebrated winning the PGA Championship by patting his wife Amanda on the butt on national television.
It was Dufner’s first major of his career.
He beat Jim Furyk by two strokes, even after he bogeyed the final two holes for a two-under 68.
And now, Dufner will forever be known for getting a nice grip on his lovely wife’s butt.
The pose was a familiar one for Jim Furyk -- buckled over as if he'd taken a punch in the stomach, barely able to watch the flight of the ball.
The ending felt achingly similar, too -- denied in another major championship.
Furyk came up two shots shy of Jason Dufner in the PGA Championship, unable to mount any sort of charge coming down the stretch on a warm, sunny Sunday at...
Adam Scott is off to another good start in a major, shooting a
5-under 65 that left him tied for the lead with Jim Furyk after the
opening round of the PGA Championship on Thursday.
Jason Dufner wins PGA Championship
Jason Dufner won the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill on Sunday by first overtaking Jim Furyk, and then holding him off down the stretch. Dufner’s play was almost perfection for a major championship victory by sticking iron shots time and time again to give himself easy birdie opportunities throughout the day. The bogeys on the final two holes...
Jason Dufner won his first major title with a two-stroke victory over Jim Furyk at the PGA Championship on Sunday.
Dufner bogeyed the final two holes for a 2-under-par 68 that was good enough to hold off the 2003 US Open champion. The winning score was 10-under 270.
Henrik Stenson finished three shots back.
Dufner made up for the heartache of the 2011 PGA, when he went to the...
Jason Dufner hugged his wife Amanda – gave her a love tap on the tush – then hugged his buddy Keegan Bradley before hoisting the Wanammaker Trophy at Oak Hill Country Club. Dufner won the PGA Championship Sunday, his first major. “It’s been a tough day. It was a long day. Tough golf course,” said Dufner, who closed with a 2-under 68. “It probably hasn’t hit me yet....
PITTSFORD, N.Y. — With every major, Adam Scott is making a convincing case that he isn’t satisfied with just a green jacket.
Scott ran off five straight birdies early in his round at soft and vulnerable Oak Hill, and finished with a 15-foot par for a 5-under 65 that gave him a share of the lead Thursday with Jim Furyk in the PGA Championship.
Scott finally became a major champion...