PGA Championship 2014 at Valhalla PGA Tour

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After battling the likes of Phil Mickelson, Rickie Fowler and Henrik Stenson all day, Rory McIlroy made par at the 18th hole in near darkness to win the 2014 PGA Championship.
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McIlroy embraces his father Gerry McIlroy on the 18th green.
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McIlroy hoists the Wanamaker trophy for the second time in his career.
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Rory McIlroy began the final round of the PGA Championship with a one-shot lead.
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He made some loose swings to begin his round, going two over through six holes.
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He recovered and moved back into a tie for the lead with a birdie at 13.
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He reclaimed sole possession of the lead late when Phil Mickelson and Rickie Fowler made bogeys.
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It was McIlroy's fourth career major victory.
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Rory McIlroy on the first tee on Sunday.
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Rickie Fowler also got off to a slow start, making bogey at the second hole.
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His troubles didn't last long as he birdied four of his next five holes to shoot a 32 on the front.
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Fowler was in the lead or tied for the lead for much of the day.
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He made a birdie at 10 to go ahead.
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But a bogey at 14 dropped him one back of McIlroy.
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Phil Mickelson made many more putts than he missed on Sunday.
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A long birdie putt at the first got him going.
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He was five under for the day and tied for the lead through 13 holes.
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A late bogey at 16 cost him a share of the lead.
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Mickelson shot a five-under 67 to finish one back of McIlroy.
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He won the PGA Championship in 2005.
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Bernd Wiesberger kept up at first but eventually fell off the pace.
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Henrik Stenson refused to be intimidated by the big names on the leaderboard. He shared the lead for much of the day but finished at 14 under.
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Ernie Els had his best round of the week, shooting a 65 to reach 11 under.
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Ryan Palmer continued his solid week of play in the final round, shooting a three-under 68.
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Torrential downpours caused a nearly two-hour long weather delay Sunday.
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A member of the grounds crew works to squeegee water off a fairway.
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Fans stuck around despite the rain.
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A view of the range during the weather delay.
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The ninth green was submerged in water.
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Storm clouds loom behind the Wanamaker Trophy on Sunday.
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Brooks Koepka shot a 67.
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Jimmy Walker fired a 65 in the final round.
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SATURDAY Rory McIlroy fired a four-under 67 to take a one-shot lead heading into the final round.
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McIlroy was steady to start, making par at the first four holes.
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Birdies at five and seven got him to 11 under.
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He finished his round with three late birdies to get to 13 under.
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McIlroy is attempting to win his third-straight tournament.
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A win on Sunday would give him four major championship titles.
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Playing in the final group with McIlroy, Jason Day shot a two-under 69 and trails by three.
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Despite some wayward shots, Day was able to recover with superb scrambling.
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Day was forced to remove his shoes and roll up his pants to wade across a creek after hitting his tee shot way left at the second.
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Phil Mickelson had a typically exciting round on Saturday.
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Bogeys at 11 and 12 dropped him to six under.
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But four birdies over his last five holes got him to 10 under.
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Mickelson is looking for his sixth major title.
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Rickie Fowler was fighting for the lead all day.
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He finished at 11 under, two back of leader Rory McIlroy.
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Fowler has finished in second place at the last two majors.
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Henrik Stenson shot a 67 to reach nine under.
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Stenson has never won a major.
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Ryan Palmer refused to back down and stayed with the leaders for much of the round, finishing at nine under.
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Jim Furyk made back-to-back bogeys at 15 and 16 to shoot 72.
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Furyk trailed by only one entering the day but is now likely out of contention to win.
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Louis Oosthuizen shot his second-straight 67 to get to nine under.
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Adam Scott shot a 66 on day three to reach seven under.
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Mikko Ilonen went on a roll after a disappointing double bogey at the second. He finished at nine under.
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Lee Westwood shot a 69, but it wasn't enough to keep up with the leaders.
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FRIDAY Rory McIlroy fired a four-under 67 in round 2 to take the lead at the PGA Championship. He was one under for the round when he hit the par-5 18th green in two, setting up a long eagle putt.
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McIlroy holed the putt to move into the lead at eight under with nine holes to play.
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McIlroy is in search of his second PGA title and his second major of the year.
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He has won his last two events, the British Open and the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational.
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A bogey at the second dropped him to seven under.
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Birdies at seven and nine got him to nine under for the tournament.
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Tiger Woods struggled again on Friday. His six over total was not good enough to make the cut.
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Woods was four over on the front nine.
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Woods appeared to be in pain throughout his round.
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His last PGA win came in 2007.
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An eagle at the 18th vaulted Phil Mickelson to six under for the tournament.
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Mickelson says he feels confident with his game this week.
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Jason Day put together the best round of the day, shooting a 65 to get within one of McIlroy.
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Rickie Fowler thrilled the crowds with a five-under 66 to get to seven under.
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Lee Westwood shot a disappointing 72 on day two.
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Westwood is looking for his first major win.
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Bubba Watson didn't fare as well as McIlroy on day two at Valhalla.
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He shot a 72 to finish at even par.
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Ryan Palmer shot a one-under 70 to get to seven under.
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Heavy rain that soaked the course caused a weather delay early on Friday.
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Steve Stricker made a big move on day two going three under to get into contention.
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Tom Watson missed the cut after a two-over 73.
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Sergio Garcia stalled with a 72 on day two.
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Henrik Stenson remained at five under after the second round.
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Kenny Perry shot a 69 to make the cut.
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Jordan Spieth struggled on day two.
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Adam Scott stayed above the cut line but failed to get into serious contention on Friday.
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THURSDAY Tiger Woods struggled to a three-over 74 in the opening round of the PGA Championship.
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Woods got off to a slow start with a bogey at the 11th, his second hole of the day.
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He followed that with another bogey at 14 before getting one stroke back with a birdie at 16.
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Back-to-back bogeys at the first and second dropped him to three over.
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It was unclear whether Woods would play this week until he arrived at Valhalla Wednesday afternoon for a practice round.
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This is just his fourth tournament since returning from back surgery.
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Massive crowds watched Tiger's group on Thursday.
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Rory McIlroy got off to a blazing start, shooting a five-under 66 to trail by one.
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After making back-to-back bogeys on 10 and 11, McIlroy reeled off four-straight birdies adding another at the 18th.
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McIlroy won his second major at the 2012 PGA.
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Bubba Watson shot a one-under 70 on day one.
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Watson reached three under at one point before making two late bogeys.
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Phil Mickelson played alongside Tiger on Thursday. Mickelson fired a two-under 69.
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Mickelson takes a drop on a cart path early in his round.
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Mickelson was one over before making three late birdies.
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He won the PGA Championship in 2005.
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Jim Furyk had a bogey-free 66 on day one.
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Ryan Palmer shot a 65 to tie for the lead.
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Luke Donald got to five under with a birdie at 13 before falling back late.
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Rickie Fowler shot a two-under 69 on day one.
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Fowler was at three under before making bogey at the ninth, his final hole of the day.
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Fowler has finished in the top 5 at all three majors this season.
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Henrik Stenson made five birdies before dropping his first shot at the 15th. He finished at five under.
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Lee Westwood fired a six-under 65 to tie for the lead.
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Westwood has never won a major.
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Padraig Harrington rounded out the threesome with Woods and Mickelson.
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Harrington has three major wins on his resume.
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64-year-old 2014 U.S. Ryder Cup captain Tom Watson looked ageless on Thursday.
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Jordan Spieth had three birdies and three bogeys on his way to an even-par 71.
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Ian Poulter shot a three-under 68.
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Tiger Woods arrived at Valhalla Golf Club early Wednesday afternoon, quelling speculation on whether he would play in the 96th PGA Championship.
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Tiger made his way to the clubhouse, where he officially registered for the tournament.
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Rickie Fowler jokingly posed for photos as the media descended on the players' parking lot during Tiger's arrival.
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After warming up on the range, Tiger made his way to the first tee, surrounded by fans who gathered to see the 14-time major champion.
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Tiger made his way to the first tee where he began a practice round with Steve Stricker and Harris English.
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Tiger is scheduled to tee off at 8:35 a.m. Thursday on the tenth tee with Phil Mickelson (2005 PGA Champion) and Padraig Harrington (2008).
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Rickie Fowler pretends to autograph the back of John Daly's shirt.
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Louis Oosthuizen got in an early practice round Wednesday. He won Tuesday's long-drive contest with a prodigious blast of 340 yards, 2 yards longer than Jason Day.
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Sergio Garcia lined up a putt on the 13th hole near one of Valhalla Golf Club's waterfalls.
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Countrymen Darren Clarke and Rory McIlroy played their Wednesday practice round together. McIlroy won the 2012 PGA Championship at Kiawah Island.
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Sergio Garcia rides with girlfriend Katharina Boehm during Wednesday's practice round.
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John Daly signs autographs for fans Wednesday. Daly was the ninth alternate the week he won the 1991 PGA Championship at Crooked Stick.
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Colin Montgomerie earned his spot in the PGA Championship field with his Senior PGA Championship victory in May.
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Rory McIlroy was able to get on the course for a practice round Tuesday, just two days after his WGC-Bridgestone win.
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McIlroy is the betting favorite to win at Valhalla.
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He won his first PGA title in 2012.
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Rickie Fowler is hoping to capture his first major this week.
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Fowler was leading Tuesday's Long Drive Contest for much of the day.
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Phil Mickelson is hoping to turn his game around this week after struggling for much of the year.
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Mickelson's last round was a 62 on Sunday at Firestone.
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Tiger Woods' parking space remained empty Tuesday at Valhalla. There is no word yet on whether he will play this week.
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Keegan Bradley has been playing well lately and is a good pick to contend at Valhalla.
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Bradley won the 2011 PGA Championship.
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John Daly is in the field this week thanks to his victory in 1991.
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Sergio Garcia is still searching for that elusive first major title.
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64-year-old Tom Watson is preparing for a shot at his first PGA title, while also keeping an eye on potential Ryder Cup picks.
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Paul Casey hits an approach shot with the Valhalla clubhouse looming in the background.
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Ian Poulter could use a strong performance to secure his place on the European Ryder Cup team.
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Despite the absence of his top client, swing guru Sean Foley was at Valhalla working with his other players.
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Spectators and players alike arrived at Valhalla Country Club Monday for the start of PGA Championship week.
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Phil Mickelson got some work in on the range. Mickelson won the 2005 PGA.
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Tiger Woods' caddie Joe LaCava was onsite to survey the course. It is unclear whether Tiger will play this week after he withdrew from the WGC-Bridgestone due to back pain.
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Rising star Jordan Spieth signed autographs for fans.
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Spieth picked the brain of two-time major winner Martin Kaymer during a practice round on Monday.
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Kaymer won both the Players Championship and the U.S. Open earlier this year.
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The iconic 13th green at Valhalla.
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Adam Scott is trailed by caddie Steve Williams during a Monday practice round.
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Scott is hoping to add a second major victory to his resume this week.
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Scott lost his No. 1 ranking to Rory McIlroy at the WGC-Bridgestone.
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Rickie Fowler wouldn't mind a win this week. He has top 5s at all three majors this season, including two T2 finishes.
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The 18th hole at Valhalla.
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Graeme McDowell also fit in a practice round on Monday.
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Though he has come close on multiple occasions, McDowell has not won a major since his first at the 2010 U.S. Open.
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Matt Kuchar has been on the "Best Player Without A Major" list for a long time.
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This year's PGA Championship logo.
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Spectators gather to watch the action on Monday.
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