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Koepka holds on to defend PGA title

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FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) His place in PGA Championship history finally secure, Brooks Koepka draped both arms around the top of the Wanamaker Trophy and let out a deep sigh.

The stress was more than he wanted. The satisfaction was more than he imagined.

Koepka lost all but one shot of his record seven-shot lead Sunday. Then he lost the brutal Long Island crowd, which began chants of "D.J.! D.J.!" as Koepka was on his way to a fourth straight bogey that allowed Dustin Johnson to pull within one shot.


Johnson completes 'runner-up' slam

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) Dustin Johnson has completed the so-close slam.

The former world No. 1 erased all but one stroke of a seven-shot deficit in the final round of the PGA Championship - not quite good enough to stop Brooks Koepka from winning the tournament for the second straight year. Read More...

Varner implodes with 81 in final pairing

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) After getting supportive messages from Tiger Woods and Michael Jordan the night before, Harold Varner III could not have had a better start to the final round of the PGA Championship.

The 28-year-old birdied the first hole at Bethpage Black playing in the final pairing to draw within five strokes of eventual champion Brooks Koepka, who bogeyed the hole. Read More...

Wind creates challenges for final holes

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) Brooks Koepka's coronation in this PGA Championship nearly got blown off the golf course.

It didn't because his main competition, Dustin Johnson, had just as much trouble keeping his ball in play down the stretch. Read More...

Lefty looks ahead to Bethpage Ryder Cup

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) The Latest on the PGA Championship on Sunday (all times local):

1:55 p.m.

Bjerregaard has hole-in-one on 17th

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) Lucas Bjerregaard (BEER'-gard) and playing partner Lucas Glover did the old 1-2 on No. 17 at Bethpage Black in the final round of the PGA Championship.

Bjerregaard, a 27-year-old Dane, made the first hole-in-one in the tournament on Sunday, one-bouncing a 6-iron into the cup on the par-3 206-yard hole. Read More...

Berger has bad weekend after good start

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) The Latest on the PGA Championship on Sunday (all times local):

2:30 p.m.

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