Overnight t-storms hammer PGA, more expected

Tiger Woods tips his hat to the gallery on the 13th hole during the first round of the PGA Championship golf tournament on the Ocean Course of the Kiawah Island Golf Resort in Kiawah Island, S.C., Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012.

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KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. -- In the first round at the PGA Championship, rain from earlier in the week softened the course, allowing unexpected low numbers.

Friday will be a different case.

After heavy overnight storms - which included loud-and-booming thunder and plenty of precipitation - the course is soggy again, but this time with puddles.

It's already 79 degrees at the Ocean Course, with mild winds of 6 mph. For the players teeing off in the morning, they face a slight chance of thunderstorms and winds gusting up to 13 mph, according to weather.com.

But the afternoon pairings won't be as lucky, with thunderstorm likelihood jumping to 60 percent after 2 p.m., with temperatures hovering near 90 degrees and winds from the south-southwest at 15 mph.

Key names that will play in those afternoon groups: Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy, Gary Woodland, Carl Pettersson and Keegan Bradley.

This could very well be a long cut day, one that could potentially stretch into Saturday morning if forecasters are accurate.

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