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McIlroy leads by 3 after 65 at Wentworth

Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy on the 6th fairway during day two of the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth Golf Club, Surrey, England Friday May 25, 2018. (Adam Davy/PA via AP)

VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) Rory McIlroy shot a 7-under 65 to move into the second-round lead at the BMW PGA Championship on Friday.

So good was McIlroy's bogey-free round at Wentworth that playing partner Alex Noren, the defending champion, called it "the best round I've ever seen."

"I'm about to quit golf, I think," joked Noren, whose own round of 68 left him five shots off the pace on 7 under par alongside Robert Rock and Kiradech Aphibarnrat.

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90-foot chip in gives Na 62 at Colonial

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) Kevin Na stood over his ball after taking a drop in the rough beside the ninth green following two wayward shots, on his final hole of the day and with a share of the lead in the Fort Worth Invitational at Colonial.

As Na looked toward the hole more than 90 feet away, he saw the huge ridge going through the middle of the green. He then noticed the caddie of one of his playing partners move a bag from behind the green. Read More...

Nevada club pro tied for Senior PGA lead

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. (AP) Nevada club professional Stuart Smith admitted sleeping on the lead of the biggest tournament available to him might be a problem.

"I can't say, `Oh, it won't bother me.' But to me, it's fun," Smith said after shooting a 5-under 66 on Thursday for a share of the first-round lead in the Senior PGA Championship. Read More...

4 share lead at LPGA's Volvik after 66s

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) Amy Olson crossed paths with her coach, Ron Stockton, on her walk to the 18th tee at the Volvik Championship.

"Make it another even $20," Stockton said. Read More...

LPGA, BMW team for South Korea event

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) The LPGA Tour and BMW Group Korea have reached an agreement for a South Korean tournament that will start next year.

LPGA Commissioner Mike Whan and BMW Group Korea Chairman Hyo Joon Kim announced Wednesday that the first event will be played in October 2019 at LPGA International Busan, the tour's first golf facility outside the United States. Read More...

US Open presents old courses in new way

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) If the U.S. Open was suffering from an identity crisis, then a return to Shinnecock Hills should cure that.

But only to a point. Read More...

Bjorn adds 4 assistants for Ryder Cup

VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) Europe is adding a wealth of Ryder Cup experience for the team room with four more assistants to captain Thomas Bjorn.

Lee Westwood, Padraig Harrington, Luke Donald and Graeme McDowell are the latest additions to Bjorn's staff for this year's matches in France. Bjorn previously named Robert Karlsson as one of his vice captains. Read More...

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