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SportPGA Championship Round 1 Live Blog: Latest news, updates from Bethpage Black

14:50  16 may  2019
14:50  16 may  2019 Source:   golfweek.com

After a wet spring, Bethpage Black is in surprisingly good condition for PGA Championship

After a wet spring, Bethpage Black is in surprisingly good condition for PGA Championship The PGA Championship has been played in August, but the event has moved to May on Long Island.

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The 101st PGA Championship has nearly as many stories as New York itself.

Among the storylines set to unfold at Bethpage Black in Farmingdale, N.Y., in Nassau County Thursday through Sunday include:

Tiger Woods chasing a 16th major championship

Brooks Koepka seeking a repeat as champion

Jordan Spieth aiming for his career Grand Slam

Lefty being Lefty amid a wild NYC crowd

Francesco Molinari joins Koepka and Woods as the headline pairing at Bethpage Black for the first two rounds. The tournament was moved from August to May this year. The Molinari-Woods-Koepka pairing goes out at 8:24 a.m. ET Thursday from the No. 10 tee.

Arthritis-hit Daly faces restrictions on cart use at Bethpage

Arthritis-hit Daly faces restrictions on cart use at Bethpage John Daly has requested a cart for this week's PGA Championship because he suffers with arthritis but will be restricted on where he is allowed to drive it, organizers said on Tuesday. Rain over the past couple of days has left Bethpage Black soft in places and, though it should dry out somewhat before Thursday's first round, it could still be a problem driving a cart inside the ropes without causing damage to the fairways. "I will meet with John and just talk through where he can and can't go," said the PGA of America's Kerry Haigh.

Here's a look at the Round 1 tee times for Thursday's first round of the 2019 PGA Championship from Bethpage Black . For the first time since 1949, the PGA Championship takes place in May as part of the new PGA Build your own custom daily newsletter with updates on your favorite teams

Other than Gary Woodland grabbing the lead late , there weren't too many surprises on Day 1 of the 2018 PGA Championship . Going to have to wait until tomorrow to see if they can build on that. Make sure to check golfdigest.com bright and early for live updates of the second and third round of the

The field is loaded, with 99 of the top 100 players in the Official World Golf Rankings. The 2017 PGA Championship winner and World No. 5 player Justin Thomas withdrew Monday due to a sore wrist and was replace by Kelly Kraft. Vijay Singh, winner of the 1998 and 2004 PGA Championships, also withdrew and was replaced by J.T. Poston.

Follow our live blog and Twitter stream right here all day. We'll be chasing Tiger Woods shot-by-shot with our Tiger Tracker throughout his round, as well.

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The PGA Championship , of course, represents the first major of the year with a full field, and Thursday and Friday will be an absolute slog at a course like Bethpage . Here's a look at all the tee times for Thursday's round in New York for the second of four majors in 2019.

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