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Bubba Watson Tied PGA Championship Record
TULSA - Will Zalatoris leads after tying the third-best opening 36-hole score (66-65-131) in PGA Championship history. In the seven major championships hosted at Southern Hills, all winners held at least a share of the 36-hole lead.
Bubba Watson equaled the PGA Championship scoring record with a 7-under (63), becoming the third player to do so at Southern Hills (Raymond Floyd/1982, Tiger Woods/2007).
Four-time PGA Championship winner Tiger Woods made the cut for the 18th time in 22 starts at the event while Scottie Scheffler becomes just the third World No. 1 to miss the cut at the PGA Championship
First-round leader Rory McIlroy trails by five shots following a 1-over (71).
Shane Lowry (T-41/+2) extended the longest active streak of cuts made in major championships to 12, dating to a T-8 at the 2019 PGA Championship.
Scheffler, Dustin Johnson, Patrick Cantlay and Daniel Berger among the notables that MTC.
PGA Leaderboard | After 36 Holes at Southern Hills
Will Zalatoris 66-65—131 (-9)
Mito Pereira 68-64—132 (-8)
Justin Thomas 67-67—134 (-6)
Bubba Watson 72-63—135 (-5)
Full Leaderboard: (link)
PGA Championship | Tournament Facts
COURSE: Southern Hills Country Club, Tulsa
YARDS/PAR: 7,556 yards/Par 70
ARCHITECT(S): Perry Maxwell (1936); Gil Hanse (2018)
PRIZE Money: Was $12 million in 2021
DEFENDING CHAMPION: Phil Mickelson
PAST RESULTS: (link)
PAST CHAMPIONS: (link)
FEDEx CUP Points to Winner: 600
TV COVERAGE: Today’s coverage from 10:00am to 1:00pm (ET) on ESPN and 1:00 to 7:00pm (ET) on CBS.
PGA TOUR LIVE STREAMING on ESPN+: Weekend ESPN+ streaming from 8:00am to 10:00pm (ET). PGA Championship (@PGAChampionship) will live stream coverage from 8:00am to 7:00pm (ET) on the weekend.
PGA TOUR RADIO COVERAGE: SiriusXM Radio will have live coverage of the PGA Championship with broadcasts beginning at 2:00pm (ET) today and Sunday. PGA Tour Radio is available on Sirius 208/XM 92 or online via PGATourCom.
Sirius XM Coverage of the 2022 PGA Championship (Yahoo)
2022 PGA Championship | The Basics:
The Tee Times at Southern Hills start today at 8:00am (ET) and go to 2:50pm (ET).
Weather: Today’s forecast is for cloudy skies and isolated thunderstorms and then showers at 4pm (local). Temps 57-58 degrees. 15-40% chance of rain during the day. Winds 15 mph. Mostly sunny for final round on Sunday.
Tournament Web Site: (link)
FedEx Cup Standings: (link)
PGA Tour Brunch will post before 8:00am (ET) on Sunday.
PGA Championship - Field, Tee Times and Leaderboard
The Field: (link)
Updates: Phil Mickelson (WD); Bryson DeChambeau (WD) - Denny McCarthy (in)
Tee Times: (link)
PGA Championship Leaderboard: (link)
What They’re Saying
Zalatoris Looking for Major Breakthrough (PGATourCom)
Bubba Watson Ties All-Time Low Round (Golf Channel)
Tiger Cards Second-Round (69), Makes Cut (PGATourCom)
Justin Thomas: An old-school golfer (Golf Week/USA Today)
How to Watch the PGA Championship (Golf Week/USA Today)
On This Day in Golf History:
May 21, 1995 - Seve Ballesteros won what became his final pro victory and 50th on the European Tour at the Peugeot Spanish Open at Valderrama. - Courtesy of Randy Walker, Author of On This Day in Golf History, available via Amazon.com and by clicking HERE
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