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Rory McIlroy after winning the 2014 PGA Championship at Valhalla.

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Again starting the day at the PGA Championship with a one-shot lead, Rory McIlroy fell behind on the front nine in his effort to win his second consecutive major Sunday at Valhalla – and after trailing for quite some time, McIlroy battled back past Rickie Fowler, Phil Mickelson and Henrik Stenson to claim his fourth major championship.

Recap the highlights right here!

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Update No. 53: 8:45 p.m. EDT

Leader Rory McIlroy hits his bunker shot well short of the pin, maybe 30 feet or more. He rolls his putt right in the throat to a foot and marks. It's all but done. After Bernd Wiesberger two-putts for par and a 74, McIlroy taps in – and for the second time is the victor in the PGA Championship.

McIlroy is excited, naturally: "I didn't think in my wildest dreams I'd have a summer like this," he tells CBS.

"… I actually want to thank Phil and RIckie for letting us play up," going on to credit their sportsmanship and saying it would have been a struggle to finish otherwise.

Runner-up Mickelson is gracious in the aftermath.

"It was good for me to get back in the mix and to feel the pressure," Mickelson tells CBS, adding he started losing energy around the 12th hole.

His take on the improvised finish? "It's like a cuorteous things among players to let guys tee it up," so at least one player can start before a horn might sound, he says, searching for words a bit. "We only do this once a year; it's not like the PGA Tour … it's not a big deal."

Looking back at his T-3 finish after leading, Rickie Fowler says: "This is kind of the first one that hurts … The performances in the majors are something to look back on; I'll be proud." Looking back at the unorthodox play on the 18th, Fowler also tells CBS he and Phil Mickelson had expected to putt out before McIlroy would hit his approach at the 18th, hoping to put some pressure on the leader.

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Update No. 52: 8:40 p.m. EDT

Phil Mickelson nearly holes out his pitch for eagle – tapping in a 1-footer for birdie to get to 15 under, one back of leader Rory McIlroy.

Rickie Fowler is off the mark with his eagle putt, which never had a chance. He's got 8-10 feet coming back, and takes some time to check it out. That lips out and he finishes with par for 14 under.

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Update No. 51: 8:37 p.m. EDT

Phil Mickelson just misses the green with his second shot at the par-5 18th, while Rickie Fowler finds the green. They mark and leader Rory McIlroy takes aim with his second shot – finding the right-side bunker.

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Update No. 50: 8:31 p.m. EDT

Rickie Fowler and Phil Mickelson tee off at the 18th as leader Rory McIlroy watches, both finding the fairway in cart-golf fashion.

McIlroy wants to hit his tee shot to get the hole started before darkness sets in. Fowler and Mickelson will move to the side. McIlroy misses the fairway right, near the water but in the rough.

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Update No. 49: 8:25 p.m. EDT

Boom.

Rory McIlroy has a two-shot lead with one to play after making birdie at the 17th. That puts him in control.

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Update No. 48: 8:21 p.m. EDT

Leader Rory McIlroy two-putts for par at the 16th, then finds the fairway bunker at the 17th. From there, he hits it pin high and about 15 feet or so right. Another birdie look; nail-in-the-coffin time?

Phil Mickelson misses with his approach at the 17th, then pitches to about a foot and taps in to remain T-2 at 14 under. Two-putt par at the 17th keeps Rickie Fowler T-2 at 14 under.

By the way, if play doesn't finish before darkness sets in, play will resume at 9 a.m. EDT Monday.

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Update No. 47: 8:07 p.m. EDT

From the neighboring fairway's first cut, Rickie Fowler gets back over the trees and creek – and onto the edge of the 16th green. Co-leader Phil Mickelson comes up short of the front bunker – his pitch catching the lip of the hole! It runs past more than 5 feet, though. Now Fowler again, from basically 100 feet, and it's a solid roll that goes about 4 feet past on the low side. Mickelson steps up and has the line for his par try but it's short. Bogey. 14 under. Fowler is money on his par comebacker and also is 14 under, T-2 with Mickelson and Henrik Stenson.

Leader Rory McIlroy hits his drive before Fowler can play his second shot – hey, the fairway's empty and it's getting dark – and pipes one down the center. He wasn't the leader when he hit it, but he will be when he takes aim with his approach.

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Update No. 46: 7:57 p.m. EDT

Co-leader Rory McIlroy lines up his birdie try at the 15th, perhaps a little flatter line than the group ahead had faced but not by much. He might have had the line but leaves it short and settles for par.

Co-leader Phil Mickelson hits it into the left rough at the 16th, where the ball sits down. Rickie Fowler then misses way right, across the creek that guards that side.

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Update No. 45: 7:53 p.m. EDT

Rickie Fowler's birdie try at the 15th is too low and settles about a foot from the hole for a tap-in par. Co-leader Phil Mickelson then takes aim from a little closer and more to the right, but also misses low. He remains 15 under.

Co-leader Rory McIlroy finds the 15th fairway, then hits it to generally the same area where Fowler and Mickelson were.

Jim Furyk, by the way, is your leader in the clubhouse at 12 under after a birdie-par-birdie finish gave him a 66.

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Update No. 44: 7:46 p.m. EDT

Co-leader Phil Mickelson finds the fairway at the 15th, as does Rickie Fowler. Mickelson finds the green long and left of the front-right, water-guarded pin. Fowler then hits to about the same spot but again will putt first.

Co-leader Rory McIlroy has a difficult birdie try at the 14th and he rolls it to about a foot short and right, tapping in for par.

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Update No. 43: 7:37 p.m. EDT

Co-leader Rickie Fowler gets a drop from the gallery's muddy area, then hits it past the pin perhaps 15 feet long or so; challenging but makeable par try remaining. Co-leader Phil Mickelson's birdie try drifts right and he taps in for par. Fowler then lines up his long par try and misses just low; bogey drops him to T-3 at 14 under alongside Henrik Stenson.

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Update No. 42: 7:32 p.m. EDT

Co-leader Phil Mickelson hits it to about 12 feet at the par-3 14th, after which co-leader Rickie Fowler steps up and misses well right, into the mud of the gallery.

Rory McIlroy drains his birdie putt at the 13th and moves back into a share of the lead alongside Fowler and Mickelson. Emphatic fist pump.

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Update No. 41: 7:28 p.m. EDT

Co-leader Rickie Fowler nearly sinks a long birdie try at the 13th, after which co-leader Phil Mickelson misses his birdie try as well. They remain 15 under.

Rory McIlroy finds the fairway at the short par-4 13th with iron off the tee, then hits it to 5 feet or a little more for another birdie look; can he convert this one?

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Update No. 40: 7:22 p.m. EDT

Nearly pin high and just a bit right, Rory McIlroy hits his approach to about 10 feet, give or take. Another chance to get back into the lead – and again it eludes him, sliding past on the right. He remains 14 under.

Co-leader Phil Mickelson hits it pin high and about 15 feet left with his approach at the 13th. Birdie try on tap.

Co-leader Rickie Fowler's approach at the 13th is long and left but on the green.

Henrik Stenson misses a birdie try at the 14th long and low – then misses his par comebacker and drops to 14 under.

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Update No. 39: 7:14 p.m. EDT

Co-leader Rickie Fowler is high and long with his chip at the 12th but has a short comebacker for par. Co-leader Phil Mickelson had missed well long from the rough over a bunker and needs about a 30-footer or more to save par. Boom. It's in. He's still got a share of the lead, as does Fowler after sinking his.

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Update No. 38: 7:09 p.m. EDT

Henrik Stenson sets up a birdie putt at the 13th and sinks it – again catching co-leaders Rickie Fowler and Phil Mickelson.

Mickelson misses the 12th fairway left, then misses the green by a good bit. Fowler is in the middle off the tee and hits his approach on line but short and in the rough.

Birdie eludes Rory McIlroy at the par-3 11th and he remains 14 under. He then takes fairway wood off the tee at the 12th, where he's bogeyed twice since an opening-round birdie, and finds the short grass.

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Update No. 37: 7:03 p.m. EDT

Rory McIlroy is finding his form – his tee shot at the par-3 11th goes over the pin and stops 5 feet or maybe a little more past the hole.

Jim Furyk is quietly 4 under and bogey-free through 16 holes, rising to T-5 at 11 under.

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Update No. 36: 6:59 p.m. EDT

Great shot by Rory McIlroy into the green at the par-5 10th has him lined up for an eagle try. Inside 10 feet, McIlroy jars it and pulls back within one of the lead – getting under par for the round for the first time.

Rickie Fowler and Phil Mickelson find the green at the par-3 12th, with Mickelson closer. Fowler's putt clears a ridge and comes up about 5 feet short, then makes the par putt. Mickelson sinks his birdie putt – and catches Fowler at 15 under.

Henrik Stenson converts a sand save at the 12th to remain 14 under.

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Update No. 35: 6:48 p.m. EDT

Wedging into the par-5 10th green with his third shot, co-leader Rickie Fowler finds the putting surface but is short of the hole. His 25-30 footer has the line and finds the hole to push him into the lead at 15 under.

From the rough again on the 10th, co-leader Phil Mickelson finds the back of the green and is left of the pin. His birdie try is much shorter than Fowler's and just grazes the left edge, perhaps a bit firm, and he pars to remain 14 under.

Short but in the throat, co-leader Henrik Stenson misses a birdie try at the 11th and remains 14 under.

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Update No. 34: 6:41 p.m. EDT

Co-leader Henrik Stenson hits it to birdie range at the par-3 11th, where he made birdie Saturday.

Co-leader Phil Mickelson finds the left rough at the par-5 10th and hits his second shot to the right rough, just rolling through the first cut.

Co-leader Rickie Fowler, from the 10th fairway, lays up and finds the short grass.

MCILROY TRACKER: Rory McIlroy's chip from the left side runs a bit past and leaves him a short comebacker for par. Rory on the day: 1 over through nine holes; 2 shots off the lead.

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Update No. 33: 6:32 p.m. EDT

Co-leader Rickie Fowler's approach from the ninth fairway is on the green, nearly pin high and right to leave him 25 feet or so for birdie, it seems. That one drifts right and he's got a tap-in par to remain 14 under.

Phil Mickelson hits his approach to about 10 feet at the ninth, maybe less, and it's in the side door as the birdie gets him to 14 under and into a share of the lead.

Co-leader Henrik Stenson lays up at the par-5 10th and wedges onto the green, short of the pin, for a birdie look. He two-putts for par.

MCILROY TRACKER: Fairway again at the ninth for Rory McIlroy as he tries to get something going. His short-iron approach just misses left but it could be a makeable chip from the edge.

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Update No. 32: 6:24 p.m. EDT

Ernie Els wraps up a 65 with a birdie at the par-5 18th and heads in T-5 at 11 under – and Jimmy Walker does the same. For what it's worth, they're your leaders in the clubhouse.

MCILROY TRACKER: On the green and facing a moderate birdie try, Rory McIlroy grazes the right side and settles for another par. Rory on the day: 1 over through eight holes; 2 shots off the lead.

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Update No. 31: 6:17 p.m. EDT

Co-leader Rickie Fowler lines up his birdie putt at the eighth but it runs past and he makes the comebacker to remain 14 under, tied with Henrik Stenson.

MCILROY TRACKER: Fine shot by Rory McIlroy gets him into birdie position and he makes the putt. Rory on the day: 1 over through seven holes; 2 shots off the lead.

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Update No. 30: 6:11 p.m. EDT

Rickie Fowler's tee shot at the par-3 eighth is on the green but short and right of the pin. Not a great birdie look, but not bad either.

Henrik Stenson makes a 20-footer or more to get back into a share of the lead with Fowler.

MCILROY TRACKER: Rory McIlroy's approach at the par-5 seventh has him greenside in two but facing a pitch over a bunker.

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Update No. 29: 6:07 p.m. EDT

Co-leader Rickie Fowler hits a fine bunker shot at the par-5 seventh that nearly goes in, but runs past a few feet. His birdie comebacker merits an extra look, and he nails it to get to 14 under and the outright lead.

Phil Mickelson's eagle putt at the seventh barely misses and he taps in for birdie to rise to 13 under.

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Update No. 28: 6:02 p.m. EDT

Co-leader Rickie Fowler goes for the green in two at the par-5 seventh, as does Phil Mickelson. Fowler finds the right-side bunker while Mickelson finds the green.

MCILROY TRACKER: The tee ball hasn't been a nemesis for Rory McIlroy today, and he finds the left side of the short route on the split-fairway seventh.

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Update No. 27: 5:56 p.m. EDT

As co-leader Rickie Fowler finds the fairway at the par-5 seventh, Henrik Stenson makes about a 10-footer to complete an up-and-down for par to remain tied with Fowler atop the leaderboard.

Bernd Wiesberger bogeys the seventh to slip to T-4 at 11 under.

MCILROY TRACKER: From the left-side bunker, a fine shot to just about pin-high from his perspective and about 5 feet or so. He misses the putt left and taps in for bogey. Rory on the day: 2 over through six holes; 2 shots off the lead.

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Update No. 26: 5:47 p.m. EDT

At the sixth, leader Rickie Fowler faces about a 75-footer for birdie, rolling it to about 3 feet or less short of the hole. The par roll is good and he remains in the lead at 13 under – now sharing it with Henrik Stenson, who birdies the seventh.

Phil Mickelson gets up and down to remain 12 under, T-3 alongside Rory McIlroy and Bernd Wiesberger.

MCILROY TRACKER: Middle of the fairway at the sixth for McIlroy, then misses the green left.

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Update No. 25: 5:39 p.m. EDT

Leader Rickie Fowler finds the fairway at the sixth and hits to the front right of the green with the pin back left. That'll be a long putt for sure. Phil Mickelson also finds the fairway and misses right. The greens might be firming up some, but the fairways are still waterlogged in places.

Bogey at the sixth drops Jason Day back to 10 under and eighth; Louis Oosthuizen also bogeys to slip to T-9 at 9 under alongside Charl Schwartzel.

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Update No. 24: 5:26 p.m. EDT

Play seems to be slowing down, and you wonder not only whether leader Rickie Fowler can hold off the eight challengers within three shots but also whether they will be able to finish this thing before darkness overtakes Valhalla.

MCILROY TRACKER: Rory McIlroy's second shot into the fifth hole misses the green, but he chips to about 5 feet or so. Rory on the day: 1 over through five holes; 1 shot off the lead.

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Update No. 23: 5:17 p.m. EDT

Rickie Fowler chips in from the rough for birdie at the fifth hole, his third in a row, and takes the lead at 13 under.

Jason Day's first birdie of the round comes at No. 5 and boosts him to 11 under, one back of the lead group.

MCILROY TRACKER: Bit of a wait on the tee, but co-leader Rory McIlroy has no worries and finds the left side of the fairway.

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Update No. 22: 5:08 p.m. EDT

Talk about flipping a switch: The day started out mostly quiet but has gotten dramatic in a hurry with a five-way tie for the lead.

MCILROY TRACKER: This one runs past and Rory McIlroy's got a little work left for par; he sinks it. Rory on the day: 1 over through four holes; tied for the lead.

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Update No. 21: 5:03 p.m. EDT

Add Rickie Fowler to the lead group as he birdies the fourth hole to move to 12 under – his second straight birdie after a bogey at the second.

Henrik Stenson too. His third birdie of the day moves him to 12 under.

MCILROY TRACKER: Fairway wood to the left side of the short grass for co-leader Rory McIlroy at the fourth hole. Half-wedge in here, and the line is good but the spin fails him and he's past the hole, still within birdie range.

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Update No. 20: 4:55 p.m. EDT

Ernie Els keeps it going on the back, birdieing No. 11 to get to T-4 at 11 under; he's 6 under today.

Bernd Wiesberger starts with three straight pars to remain 12 under, now tied for the lead.

MCILROY TRACKER: At the par-3 third, leader Rory McIlroy is long and left of the pin. Not looking good for his first birdie of the day yet. In fact, it's a three-putt and he drops to 12 under alongside Wiesberger and Phil Mickelson. Rory on the day: 1 over through three holes; tied for the lead.

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Update No. 19: 4:46 p.m. EDT

Phil Mickelson is feeling it. Birdie at the par-3 third, his second of the day, gets him to T-2 at 12 under, a shot back of leader Rory McIlroy.

MCILROY TRACKER: Putting from off the green, this one dives about a foot left but with good speed from McIlroy. Another par kick-in. Rory on the day: Even through two holes; leader by one.

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Update No. 18: 4:41 p.m. EDT

Ernie Els birdies the ninth hole for a 5-under front nine. That 30 has him T-7 at 10 under alongside Jason Day, Louis Oosthuizen and Ryan Palmer.

MCILROY TRACKER: At the par-4 second hole, leader Rory McIlroy finds the right side of the fairway and gets some roll, which hasn't been the norm with Valhalla's fairways softened by so much rain. His second shot is nearly pin high but drifts off the right edge.

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Update No. 17: 4:32 p.m. EDT

Henrik Stenson gets to T-3 at 11 under with a birdie at the third hole.

MCILROY TRACKER: Long one here for birdie, and Rory McIlroy lags it to a little more than a foot for a kick-in par. Rory on the day: Even par through one hole; leader by one.

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Update No. 16: 4:26 p.m. EDT

Phil Mickelson birdies the first hole to move to 11 under, T-3 and two back of leader Rory McIlroy. Rickie Fowler opens with par to remain 11 under.

MCILROY TRACKER: Rory McIlroy's first drive lands in the right-side rough. From there, he takes a big divot and finds the green.

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Update No. 15: 4:09 p.m. EDT

Charl Schwartzel birdies again, at the 11th for his third pair of back-to-back birdies today, and rises to T-9 at 9 under.

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Update No. 14: 4:03 p.m. EDT

Ryan Palmer opens with a birdie to get to 10 under and T-4, continuing his strong play this week. Mikko Ilonen does the same to keep pace, also reaching 10 under, as does Henrik Stenson.

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Update No. 13: 3:56 p.m. EDT

Charl Schwartzel gets his round to 4 under with a birdie at the 10th as he climbs to T-11 at 8 under.

Sergio Garcia's first birdie of the day comes at the fifth hole as he rises to T-24 at 6 under.

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Update No. 12: 3:52 p.m. EDT

Make it four straight birdies for Ernie Els as he rises to T-6 at 9 under. Jimmy Walker rings up a third straight, then follows with a par as he's T-11 at 8 under.

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Update No. 11: 3:19 p.m. EDT

Ernie Els and Jimmy Walker birdie Nos. 3-4 as both move to T-14 at 7 under.

Sergio Garcia starts with two pars to remain 5 under, T-28.

Chalk up another birdie for Alexander Levy as he gets to 8 under and T-10.

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Update No. 10: 3:10 p.m. EDT

Frenchman Alexander Levy birdies two of his first three holes to rise to T-13 at 7 under.

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Update No. 9: 3:05 p.m. EDT

Quite a stretch for Thorbjorn Olesen, beginning with an eagle at No. 7. He followed with a bogey at No. 8, then birdied three of his next four holes. Olesen is 5 under through 13 holes, rising to T-20 at 6 under.

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Update No. 8: 2:41 p.m. EDT

Play is about to restart at Valhalla, and leader Rory McIlroy has this to say: "I'll stick around until next week to try to win this thing. It doesn't bother me in the slightest." His new tee time with Bernd Wiesberger is 4:19 p.m. EDT.

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Update No. 7: 2:11 p.m. EDT

Officials just announced that play will resume at 2:40 p.m. EDT, and now will go off in nine-minute intervals.

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Update No. 6: 12:55 p.m. EDT

Play has been suspended at 12:53 p.m., as water has gathered on the greens and rain is falling hard in Louisville.

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Update No. 5: 12:37 p.m. EDT

Add Marc Leishman, at 4 under for the day, and Graeme McDowell, 3 under, to the list of names making a Sunday run. Leishman is T-41, McDowell T-50.

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Update No. 4: 12:14 p.m. EDT

A nice up-and-down for birdie at the 18th gets Shane Lowry to the clubhouse with a 4-under 67. If one of the first two men out can score like that, it should bode well for the leaders. Then again, in the same group, Brendon Todd wraps up a 4-over 75. Hey, it's golf.

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Update No. 3: 11:46 a.m. EDT

A bogey at the 15th has Shane Lowry slipping back to 4 under on his round, while Vijay Singh eagles the seventh and birdies the eighth to get to 3 under for the day and T-33 at 4 under.

Edoardo Molinari is the low man on the course at T-23 and 5 under, with birdies on his first two holes.

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Update No. 2: 11:27 a.m. EDT

Shane Lowry birdies again at No. 13 to get to 5 under for the day, thanks to three pair of back-to-back birdies since a bogey at the second hole. Ian Poulter, Shawn Stefani and Brendan Steele are 3 under for the day, Poulter the highest among them on the leaderboard at T-32 and 4 under.

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Update No. 1: 11:05 a.m. EDT

Shane Lowry and Chris Stroud are showing low scores are out there to be had. Lowry is 4 under through 12 holes to rise to T-53 at 1 under, while Stroud is 3 under through 11 holes to get to T-60 at even par.

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Saturday's coverage

Masuda: McIlroy will need to fend off the best on Sunday at PGA

As Rory McIlroy stood over a lengthy birdie putt on the 17th green at a steamy and wet Valhalla Golf Club on Saturday afternoon, he was fully aware of what was on the line. He had seen the names on the leaderboard.

Late run keeps Mickelson alive in PGA Championship

Ever have that feeling that you’re standing still when time is not, and the rest of the world is flying past you in the left lane? Those were the emotions Phil Mickelson was experiencing as he headed to the 14th tee at Valhalla Golf Club on Saturday, his hopes of winning the 96th PGA Championship stalling like an old beat-up clunker in a big-city rush hour. That is, until he stubbornly kept at it and finally hit high gear.

Unafraid, Day looks to chase down McIlroy at PGA

At this point, no one would fault anyone in the PGA Championship of fearing Rory McIlroy a bit right now. Don't count his playing competitor on Saturday among them. Jason Day admits he isn't the favorite at Valhalla, and many have written off the Aussie due to lingering health concerns. But he's been in this spot before, trying to chase down his first major.

Watson repents amid criticism at PGA Championship

Despite a couple of expletives that were caught by microphones Friday at the PGA Championship, Bubba Watson was part of the "marquee" live-streaming pairing on the tournament's website Saturday morning. Winning two Masters titles affords him the popularity – but it's been an odd week for the Florida native, spending time on the backs of his heels, defending odd decisions and behavior. Watson seems to run hot and cold inside the ropes depending on the day – and Friday he not only had been hot, but scalding.

Notes: Perry continues solid play in farewell tour

Kenny Perry has one round to go before his farewell tour around Valhalla comes to an end. For the 53-year-old Perry, its been a grand journey – first making the cut and then recording consecutive 69s on Friday and Saturday to show that the Kentucky native still has the game to compete on the main tour. Perry is 3 under through three rounds, well back of the top of the leaderboard. But it is definitely more than one could have ever expected for someone over 50 playing a long and wet golf course.

Quick hits: McIlroy, Day take on soggy Valhalla

The attention at the PGA Championship shifted from Tiger Woods and his troubles to Rory McIlroy and the chase for three consecutive titles Saturday afternoon. We roamed the first 10 holes with McIlroy and his playing competitor, Jason Day, and chronicled their play through Instagram.

After 3rd-round 66 at PGA, Koepka eyes another solid major finish

It’s not often a player arrives to the first tee at a major and sets a target of shooting 7 or 8 under par. But Valhalla Golf Club, host of the 96th PGA Championship, is playing soft and receptive, and Brooks Koepka is a young man who can move the golf ball a long, long ways. So going low was the mindset he carried during his third round Saturday.

Weather forces two hole locations to change on the fly at PGA

Graeme McDowell didn’t mind having a little fun with a PGA of America rules official as he walked along the 14th hole at Valhalla Golf Club early in Saturday’s third round. He called over Mark Wilson and expressed disappointment at the second choice of a hole location at the par-4 13th. Sympathetically, Wilson shook his head and told McDowell, “I know, I saw it.”

Wiesberger, Ilonen ready for PGA Championship close-ups

When European golf fans wake up Sunday morning, they will see two familiar names near the top of the leaderboard: Austria’s Bernd Wiesberger and Finland’s Mikko Ilonen. While familiar in Europe, in the U.S. they are relatively unknown – but their play this week is changing that.

Tracker: Rory McIlroy still leads PGA Championship

If the question is, "Who can stop Rory McIlroy?" no clear answer emerged during Saturday's third round of the PGA Championship – but Rickie Fowler and Phil Mickelson proved they're capable of making it happen. McIlroy started and ended Saturday with a one-shot lead, yet it was no walk in the park. There were several ties for the lead, as large as a five-way tie at one point, before McIlroy birdied the 18th to move to 13 under and pull away from Bernd Wiesberger. Fowler is third at 11 under, with Mickelson and Jason Day another shot back.

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