Published: Fri, August 10, 2018
Sport | By Wilson Duncan

Almost man Fowler grabs early PGA Championship lead

Almost man Fowler grabs early PGA Championship lead

The year's final golf major is upon us with the world's best battling it out at Bellerive Country Club in St Louis for the 100th USPGA Championship. My knee used to hurt a lot, but I could play around that. "I've gotten into a couple of bad habits, as you said, and that just makes it a little tougher for me to be consistent with a shorter club in my hand".

"I'm trying to work a few kinks out of my swing".

Woods, a four-time victor of the PGA Championship, recently finished tied for sixth at The Open Championship for his best result at a major in five years.

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Soon it was time for a walk down Tiger Woods Memory Lane, with Molinari being asked to reflect on caddying at the US Masters for his brother Edoardo, who happened to be playing in a group with Woods.

"I didn't get up here pre British Open and yesterday (Monday) I took the day off".


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"I needed that day off". "He's had a hard time getting past the second nine on Sunday afternoon, but I don't put anything past Tiger".

"There's going to be certain days that I'm just not going to have the speed and the flexibility and the movement that I once did".

The 31-year-old ended his round, which included back-to-back birdies to finish, in a tie for fifth, with leader American Rickie Fowler (-5) and American Austin Cook (-3) ahead of him in the clubhouse, but had since moved back into a tie for ninth. "So things are going to be different from day-to-day, and it's just about managing it".

The 14-time Major victor finished second behind Paul Casey in the Valspar Championship in March and was in contention at Bay Hill the following week before driving out of bounds on the 16th hole of the final round. "So I know the goal is to resolve that and come to a conclusion as soon as possible, but we're just not there yet, unfortunately, because we would like to have made that decision".

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