Woodland maintains PGA Championship lead as storm disrupts play

Woodland maintains PGA Championship lead as storm disrupts play

'I actually played well on the back nine in both rounds, ' insisted Woods, with good reason.

Playing in the afternoon wave, Scott's fellow Queenslander Day was only beginning to make his move before the weather suspension.

The biggest buzz, as always, belonged to Woods.

Finau completed his adventurous second round Saturday morning, finishing with 10 birdies in a 4-under-par 66 that was good enough to make the cut.

Kevin Kisner (64) was one shot behind.

"I'd like it to be kind to me this weekend".

Now he gets another shot, and it most likely will take another round like Saturday.

"I'm exhausted. I am definitely exhausted", Woods said.

"They key is to get the ball in the fairway and attack from there", Woodland said. Spieth won the Masters and U.S. Open in 2015 and The Open Championship in 2017.

"Obviously things haven't been going well for me this year". Woods was one of the golfers to not complete his second round.

"It's a pretty intense environment out there". "Hearing the crowd, and Tiger's performing great, it was like turning back the hands of the clock".

And he made it look ever so easy, bludgeoning his drives massive distances and honing in on the pins with unerring accuracy. Spieth would eventually find his tee shot, but that turned out to simply accelerate his slide.




Ten years removed from his 14th and most recent major title, he displayed shades of his pre-back surgery greatness with a near-flawless front nine on the rain-soaked layout.

No one paid more dearly than Woodland.

Woodland still leads the way but there is a glut of talent close behind.

"I played really well", Koepka said.

Koepka nearly headed down that direction.

Koepka ran off three straight birdies after he made the turn and came to the par-5 ninth at 7 under for the round.

He took a provisional after his tee shot sailed wide right. He got up-and-down to escape with bogey.

Woods and Fowler were among those just happy to get off the course.

Gary Woodland enjoyed a lazy start to the day as almost half the field, including Tiger Woods, went to work early on Saturday to complete their rain-interrupted second rounds but could not nudge the American off the top of the PGA Championship leaderboard.

Other players to finish their round today included US Open champion Brooks Koepka and South African Charl Schwartzel, who each missed putts on the last which would have given them record equalling rounds of 62.

Digging even deeper reveals a disparity between even his front- and back-nine scoring: He's 10 (34.75) on the front nine and 120 (35.56) on the back.

Thobjorn Olesen, Russell Knox, Eddie Peppered and Ian Poulter are all on the bubble for the European Ryder Cup team.

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