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5:24PM

Bleacher Report: Meet Hiroshi Iwata, the Unknown Golfer Who Made History at the PGA Championship

By Art Spander
Featured Columnist

HAVEN, Wis. — He’s 102nd in the world golf rankings. He needs an interpreter when the questions are in English. And Friday in the second round of the 97th PGA Championship, Hiroshi Iwata equaled the lowest round ever in a major tournament.

Are we permitted to tweak the title of that old Beatles hit and make it “Out of Nowhere Man”?

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4:50PM

Bleacher Report: Tiger Woods Going from Bad to Boring in Early Stages of 2015 PGA Championship

By Art Spander
Featured Columnist

HAVEN, Wisc. — Out on the man-built hillocks and swales that make Whistling Straits more difficult for fans to walk than for most pros to play, on the 17th green alongside side Lake Michigan, Tiger Woods had an 11-foot birdie putt. He missed, of course.

There barely was a response from the fans who made the risky walk to that area, a murmur rather than a gasp. And in the virtual silence, a young man trying to whisper. As Woods failed with the putt, the man sighed: “Those used to go in.”

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9:19AM

Global Golf Post: Bourbon, Bats and a Big Horse Race

By Art Spander
For Global Golf Post

LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY — When Denny Crum, a California native and at the time an assistant to John Wooden at UCLA, was introduced as head basketball coach of the university in this city in 1971 he referred to it as "Lewis-ville."

Corrected almost immediately, Crum's mistake was shrugged off by the local citizenry as a minor indiscretion...

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9:32PM

Bleacher Report: Star-Studded Battle Brings Unforgettable Drama in 2014 PGA Championship's Finale

By Art Spander
Featured Columnist

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The slogan couldn’t live up to the event.

“This is major,” they advertised. The 2014 PGA Championship, with a leaderboard of unprecedented quality, a race against darkness to reach conclusion and a champion already threatening to become the best ever, was so much more.

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10:10AM

Bleacher Report: Stacked Leaderboard Setting Up Dramatic Final Round of 2014 PGA Championship

By Art Spander
Featured Columnist

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — This is a major.

Is it ever.

This is a golf tournament with a leaderboard full of champions and suspense. This is what we’ve been waiting for in a summer that lacked the competition any sport needs, especially when it’s without its injured star.

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