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Phil Mickelson of the United States reacts as  he narrowly misses a birdie putt on the 18th green during the first round of the British Open Golf Championships at the Royal Troon Golf Club in Troon, Scotland, Thursday, July 14, 2016. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

On cusp of history, Phil Mickelson shoots 63 at British Open

- Associated Press

No tears were necessary at Royal Troon, not after a round of 63 that was brilliant even by Lefty’s standards, and certainly not after building a three-shot lead over Patrick Reed and Martin Kaymer on an ideal day by the Irish Sea.

William McGirt tees off on the third hole during the first round of the Bridgestone Invitational golf tournament at Firestone Country Club, Thursday, June 30, 2016, in Akron, Ohio. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

William McGirt goes for Ohio sweep, leads after first round at Firestone

- Associated Press

One month after his first PGA Tour victory at the Memorial, McGirt looked just as good two hours up the road at the Bridgestone Invitational. In his World Golf Championship debut, he opened with six birdies and finished with a 45-foot par for a 6-under 64 and a three-shot lead.

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- Associated Press

Robert Streb became the latest player to shoot 63 in a major, and hardly anyone noticed in a PGA Championship with endless action across Baltusrol on Friday.

FILE - In this Aug. 13, 2005, file photo, Phil Mickelson, center, checks out his putt as he plays the 17th hole with playing partner Jerry Kelly during the third round of the PGA Championship at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, N.J. This year's PGA Championship will be held at Baltusrol the last week of July. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)

Spieth at least has a chance in the final major, the PGA

- Associated Press

Jordan Spieth warmed up on the range, rode the side streets in a van to get to the 10th tee and was ready to go Friday in the PGA Championship when he had to stand around for nearly an hour because of a rain delay.

Another major mistake in golf

Associated Press

The cup was in the wrong place and it was too late for the PGA of America to change it.

FILE - In this Aug. 13, 2005, file photo, Phil Mickelson, center, checks out his putt as he plays the 17th hole with playing partner Jerry Kelly during the third round of the PGA Championship at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, N.J. This year's PGA Championship will be held at Baltusrol the last week of July. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)

Streb shoots 63 and joins Walker in lead at PGA

- Associated Press

Robert Streb became the latest player to shoot 63 in a major, and hardly anyone noticed in a PGA Championship with endless action across Baltusrol on Friday.

FILE - In this Aug. 13, 2005, file photo, Phil Mickelson, center, checks out his putt as he plays the 17th hole with playing partner Jerry Kelly during the third round of the PGA Championship at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, N.J. This year's PGA Championship will be held at Baltusrol the last week of July. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)

Looking at Friday in the PGA Championship

- Associated Press

When the first round of the PGA Championship was over there was plenty to talk about and a whole lot to look forward to.

PGA Championship Glance

Associated Press

A brief look at the second round Friday of the PGA Championship:

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- Associated Press

A stale year for Jimmy Walker came to life Thursday in the PGA Championship when he saw putts drop and wound up leading a major for the first time in his career.

FILE - In this Aug. 13, 2005, file photo, Phil Mickelson, center, checks out his putt as he plays the 17th hole with playing partner Jerry Kelly during the third round of the PGA Championship at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, N.J. This year's PGA Championship will be held at Baltusrol the last week of July. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)

Lefty can't get it right in opening round of PGA

- Associated Press

Phil Mickelson won the PGA Championship the last time it was at Baltusrol in 2005. He played some of his best golf ever only 11 days ago at the British Open . And on Thursday, the New York-area crowd had his back even before he teed off.