Hideki Matsuyama, Kevin Kisner co-lead suspended PGA Championship

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Hideki Matsuyama, Kevin Kisner co-lead suspended PGA Championship

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Hideki Matsuyama, Kevin Kisner co-lead suspended PGA Championship

CHARLOTTE – The PGA Tour is in Charlotte for the PGA Championship at Quail Hollow. It’s the year’s final major!

We tracked all of Friday’s action. Catch up with what you may have missed…

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UPDATE NO. 64 (8:44 p.m. ET): OK, so those darkness holes are finished out and play is done for the day. Kevin Kisner and Hideki Matsuyama co-lead at 8 under. Jason Day is third at 6 under. Rickie Fowler is 3 under.

All of those players are finished, but a few groups remain and will resume their second rounds at 7:30 a.m. Eastern on Saturday.

UPDATE NO. 63 (8:34 p.m. ET): Jason Day pars 18 and is in with 66. He’s two back at 6 under!

UPDATE NO. 62 (8:30 p.m. ET): Rod Pampling, FTW…

UPDATE NO. 61 (8:13 p.m. ET): Play suspended due to darkness, but we’ll play on for a few minutes…

UPDATE NO. 61 (8 p.m. ET): Justin Thomas shoots 66 to move himself to 3 under and right into this tournament.

UPDATE NO. 60 (7:45 p.m. ET): Spieth has made four straight pars and is 2 over with two to play. Cut is currently 5 over. He’s got two “Green Mile” holes left, but him missing the weekend at this point would be shocking.

UPDATE NO. 59 (7:35 p.m. ET): Matsuyama can’t get the birdie putt to drop, missing it on the high side. He actually ran it 3 feet, but he cleaned up the par effort.

That’s a bogey-free 7-under 64, and he’s matched Kisner’s 8-under 134 number. They’ll likely co-lead by day’s end.

UPDATE NO. 58 (7:30 p.m. ET): Matsuyama hits a great approach at 18 and will have less than 15 feet for birdie and an 8-under 63. That would give him the solo lead at 9 under.

UPDATE NO. 57 (7:15 p.m. ET): Hideki Matsuyama is your new co-leader. He birdies the 17th and he’s now 7 under for the day and 8 under overall. A birdie at 18 means 63.

UPDATE NO. 56 (7:12 p.m. ET): Jason Day, ladies and gentlemen.

After bogey on 11, he rolls in a 46-footer for birdie at 13. Dude, is absolutely on fire: 5 under in last seven holes and 5 under overall.

UPDATE NO. 55 (6:56 p.m. ET): Jordan is back to doing Jordan things. Nice par save at 13.

UPDATE NO. 54 (6:48 p.m. ET): Spieth makes a birdie at No. 12 to move back to 2 over. Some breathing room from the cutline.

UPDATE NO. 53 (6:43 p.m. ET): Matsuyama is still killing it.

Hideki birdies 15 for a fourth straight birdie and he’s now 7 under and one back! Day bogeys 11 to move to 4 under and four back.

UPDATE NO. 52 (6:26 p.m. ET): Play resumes at 6:46, making this a 1-hour-43-minute delay! Sunset here is around 8:15 p.m. ET. So we have roughly 110 minutes of daylight, but there are groups still with 12 holes to play. No way we get this all in Friday.

UPDATE NO. 51 (6:18 p.m. ET): The resumption of play is upon us. In the meantime, a Spieth adventure for you to consume…

UPDATE NO. 50 (5:38 p.m. ET): Players will be in position to resume at 6:25 p.m. ET. The delay will be over soon then!

UPDATE NO. 49 (5:21 p.m. ET): Well, we don’t have any updates for you. But here’s the current radar and the forecast for the rest of the day.

UPDATE NO. 48 (4:48 p.m. ET): Before the horn blew, Hideki Matsuyama was on fire. A birdie at No. 14 moved him to 6 under and just two back. It was his third straight birdie. Jason Day is 5 under and three back, he’s also on fire, having played his last four holes in 5 under.

UPDATE NO. 47 (4:43 p.m. ET): The horn has blown. Play is suspended at Quail Hollow. Weather warning signs had been re-posted less than half an hour ago.

UPDATE NO. 46 (4:34 p.m. ET): Spieth chips to about 8 feet and makes the putt for bogey. That’s tough on a par 5, but this could have been way worse.

UPDATE NO. 45 (4:31 p.m. ET): OK, so Spieth went right off the tee, hit his second shot way left, hits a tree on his third, and then this is his fourth.

He needs what’s left here to chip-in for par at the par 5.

UPDATE NO. 44 (4:25 p.m. ET): Jordan Spieth is having an adventure up No. 10…

UPDATE NO. 43 (4:20 p.m. ET): Jason Day is on fire!! He’s now 4 under after an eagle-birdie-birdie finish to his front nine. Just four back!

UPDATE NO. 42 (4:15 p.m. ET): Here. Comes. Hideki.

The dude who won by five is playing well this week, Go figure! Matsuyama has now risen into a tie for second at 4 under.

UPDATE NO. 41 (4:04 p.m. ET): We’ve got a king in second place! Louis Oosthuizen has birdied three of his first seven holes in his second round (he started on No. 10) and is now 4 under. He’s beating everyone in the field but Kevin Kisner.

UPDATE NO. 40 (4:01 p.m. ET): For the second straight day, Jason Day eagles the par-5 seventh. The Aussie is suddenly 2 under and T-6 at the PGA.

World No. 1 Dustin Johnson, his playing opponent, later gets up and down for birdie at the eighth to move to 1 over.

UPDATE NO. 39 (3:47 p.m. ET): Good news! Weather warning signs have been removed from the course! Still, we’re not out of the clear. Possible storms are coming this afternoon, but chances are somewhere between 25-45 percent of that. So we might get lucky!

UPDATE NO. 38 (3:35 p.m. ET): More on this Spieth battle… chips short of green and then has to two-putt from there for par at par-5 seventh. A hole he should birdie, so not great. Still +2.

UPDATE NO. 37 (3:16 p.m. ET): It’s been a battle for Spieth so far but he’s hanging in there. A bogey and five pars. Some keys saves, too, like this one below at the sixth.

He’s 2 over and is two ahead of the cutline.

UPDATE NO. 36 (2:49 p.m. ET): Ryan Fox is your holder of low round of the week! He fires a 5-under 66 to rocket to a tie for 11th at 1 under.

The Kiwi has two wins apiece on the Challenge Tour and PGA Tour of Australasia. He finished two out of a playoff at last year’s Australian Open that Spieth won.

UPDATE NO. 35 (2:42 p.m. ET): Weather warning signs posted at 2:33 p.m. ET around the course at Quail Hollow to alert spectators that storms are approaching and in the area, and it did start to rain recently.

Here’s the forecast the rest of the day. Not great, but a decent-to-good chance we’ll be fine.

UPDATE NO. 34 (2:38 p.m. ET): Spieth has bogeyed No. 3 to fall to 2 over. That cutline is still 4 over, FYI.

UPDATE NO. 33 (2:20 p.m. ET): Spieth’s putting looks better so far. Big save at No. 2 and he’s started par-par to remain 1 over.

UPDATE NO. 32 (2:07 p.m. ET): Kisner offers his thoughts after another great round.

UPDATE NO. 31 (2:03 p.m. ET): Kisner finishes with par and that’s back-to-back 67s.

Kisner is 8 under and holds a four-shot lead as it stands. The Cliffs Notes on Kiz: He burst onto the PGA Tour scene in 2015 and now has two Tour wins. But he’s never even had a top 10 in a major. Still, don’t question his stones, this shot says it all…

UPDATE NO. 30 (1:44 p.m. ET): A tournament Phil Mickelson will want to quickly forget.

Lefty goes 79-74 and didn’t have a birdie in his first 30 holes. It’s the first time Mickelson has missed the cut at the PGA since 1995.

UPDATE NO. 29 (1:25 p.m. ET): While McIlroy was once 4 over before two straight birdies moved him off the cutline, Rickie Fowler cruises to a 70 to put himself 3 under overall and T-3.

Yes, Rickie is right in this! (Jon Rahm, by the way, is in at 3 over. Like McIlroy, he is safe for the weekend.)

UPDATE NO. 28 (1:23 p.m. ET): Well, that was not pretty at all, but at least he’s hanging around.

McIlroy leaves 12-footer for birdie right on the edge at No. 9. That close to three straight birdies to close. But a par earns him a 1-over 72. That’s 2 over for the week and he’s making the cut, which is now 4 over. Still, he’s now 10 back.

UPDATE NO. 27 (1:15 p.m. ET): Kevin Kisner, baby!

Kiz rolls in this beautiful eagle putt from off the par-5 seventh and he’s now 8 under and three ahead of the field.

UPDATE NO. 26 (1:11 p.m. ET): McIlroy takes advantage of his big drive at No. 8 and finishes off a second straight birdie. That puts him +2, and barring a brutal final hole, we’ll see him this weekend.

UPDATE NO. 25 (1:06 p.m. ET): This was mean, but D.A. Points birdies here and at 15 and is now within one of Kisner at 5 under.

UPDATE NO. 24 (12:58 p.m. ET): McIlroy has given himself some breathing room. A birdie at the seventh moves him to 3 over. Cutline is 4 over, likely to be 5 over, methinks, by day’s end. He smoked his drive up near the par-4 eighth green, too. Birdie there and he’s really safe. Par-par finish gets him to the weekend for sure, though.

UPDATE NO. 23 (12:47 p.m. ET): Fowler is so relaxed right now. Just hanging with Andre Iguodala and chatting with Jordan Spieth. Fowler is 3 under with three to play.

UPDATE NO. 22 (12:40 p.m. ET): Kisner is simply cruising. Eight straight pars and he’s still 6 under and two ahead.

UPDATE NO. 21 (12:35 p.m. ET): MRickie Fowler, on the other hand, could not be in more control. Just one bogey today and he’s 3 under overall.  Just three back of Kisner at the moment. Fowler’s last 10 holes have yielded eight pars and two birdies.

UPDATE NO. 20 (12:32 p.m. ET): McIlroy bogeys AGAIN. This one at No. 6 moves him to 4 over, and he’s moved the cutline with him!

McIlroy still right on cut, with three to play.

UPDATE NO. 19 (12:27 p.m. ET): McIlroy bogeys the fifth to move back to 3 over. Rahm is also 3 over after a bogey. The cut is currently 3 over (likely to move back to at least +4 by day’s end), so both are in trouble.

UPDATE NO. 18 (12:15 p.m. ET): McIlroy bogeys the fifth to move back to 3 over. Rahm is also 3 over after a bogey. The cut is currently 3 over (likely to move back to at least +4 by day’s end), so both are in trouble.

UPDATE NO. 17 (12:02 p.m. ET): Phil Mickelson has had a miserable tournament as he’s 11 over through 32 holes. But at least he now has a birdie!

Lefty birdied the par-3 fourth, his 31st hole of the tournament, for his first birdie of the week. He immediately follows it with a bogey. But still, the birdie is finally there! Mickelson will miss the cut, though.

UPDATE NO. 16 (11:45 a.m. ET): McIlroy hits an amazing shot into the third but ends making bogey. It’s his second straight after a bogey at No. 2. That moves him back to 2 over. The cut is currently 3 over.

UPDATE NO. 15 (11:30 a.m. ET): Kisner went out in 2-under 34 to stay at 6 under. He still leads by Points and Olesen.

UPDATE NO. 14 (11:22 a.m. ET): Holy Kevin Na!

Starting on No. 10, he’s birdied five of his first six holes! Unfortunately, he shot 79 on Thursday, but what an early rally this would be to make the cut.

UPDATE NO. 13 (11:15 a.m. ET): All pars for the marquee group as Rahm finally finds a GIR at No. 1 of all holes (a 524-yard par 4).

Reminder: Fowler, -2; McIlroy, E; Rahm, +2

UPDATE NO. 12 (10:53 a.m. ET): Well, the marquee morning group is through nine.

Fowler and McIlroy both shoot 1-under 35. Fowler is 3 under and McIlroy is even par for the tournament. Rahm goes 0/9 in GIR, wow. So he did extremely well to open in 3-over 39. Actually started his round with a birdie by putting in from the fringe. He’s 2 over for the tournament.

UPDATE NO. 11 (10:40 a.m. ET): Rickie Fowler is LURKING.

A birdie at 17 and he’s now 3 under and three back. McIlroy pars to remain Even Par. Rahm bogeys to drop to 2 over.

UPDATE NO. 10 (10:22 a.m. ET): Kisner birdies 15 and he’s back to 6 under. A two-shot lead for him again. That’s over Olesen (yet to start Round 2) and now D.A. Points, who is 1 under on his round through six holes.

UPDATE NO. 9 (10:20 a.m. ET): McIlroy misses a huge opportunity at 16. Blasts a drive 357 down the left side, knocks one in from around 157 to 9 feet … and then misses the putt on the left edge. That would have been back-to-back birdies, 1 under and a huge momentum boost.

Oh well, he’s still Even Par. Fowler makes par putt from 10 feet here to remain 2 under. Rahm buries an even longer putt for par to remain 1 over.

UPDATE NO. 8 (10:08 a.m. ET): Rory McIlroy is on the board with a birdie. He pipes a drive 328 down the middle at the par-5 15th. He actually hits his second into front bunker and his blast out actually runs it Jon Rahm’s ball and ricochets some 9 feet below the hole (personally, it wasn’t unlucky: that ball probably is roughly same distance from hole if it misses Rahm’s).

He rolls in the putt and is now back to Even Par overall. Rahm, meanwhile, bogeys the 15th and that’s his third bogey in four holes. He’s now 1 over.

UPDATE NO. 7 (9:58 a.m. ET): Kisner bogeys No. 13 and he’s now back to 5 under. He’s still your leader, though. Meanwhile, Matt Kuchar has surged to 1 under after back-to-back birdies at Nos. 13 and 14. Here’s the first of the two:

UPDATE NO. 6 (9:53 a.m. ET): Rickie Fowler is now only losing to six players. Fowler birdies No. 14 to move to 2 under. He’s now T-7 and four off the lead. McIlroy makes a frustrating par at the par-4 14th after hitting a nifty pitch to 10 feet and missing the putt. He’s still 1 over.

UPDATE NO. 5 (9:46 a.m. ET): Look at Kisner! A birdie on No. 12 and he’s suddenly 6 under and has a two-shot lead.

UPDATE NO. 4 (9:33 a.m. ET): The McIlroy, Fowler, Rahm group is chugging along. McIlroy has started with four straight pars to stay 1 over, Rahm opened with a birdie but bogey No. 12. Fowler bogeyed No. 12 to fall to 1 under alongside Rahm.

UPDATE NO. 3 (9:15 a.m. ET): Kevin Kisner is not backing down. A birdie at his opening hole, the par-5 10th, has him 5 under and the solo leader by one (Olesen has an afternoon tee time).

UPDATE NO. 2 (8:32 a.m. ET): Well, you can’t say Rory’s not entertaining. Flails his second shot way right at opening par-5 10th and then plays an incredible shot, as you can see below. Makes par somehow! He’s still 1 over.

UPDATE NO. 1 (7:34 a.m. ET): Here’s your Round 2 hole locations for the PGA. The round is underway: Rory, Rickie and Rahm go off No. 10 at 8:25 a.m.

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