August 16, 2017
Kisner, Matsuyama share lead at PGA as weekend storms loom

Kisner, Matsuyama share lead at PGA as weekend storms loom

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Published 7:39 a.m. ET Aug. 12, 2017 | Updated 10:56 a.m. ET Aug. 12, 2017

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Hideki Matsuyama and Kevin Kisner faced the toughest Quail Hollow had to offer and share the lead in the PGA Championship going into the weekend of the year’s final major.

Odds are Quail Hollow won’t be the same test the rest of the way.

Clouds quickly gathered Saturday morning about the time some two dozen players were finishing the rain-delayed second round. Chris Stroud picked up a birdie on the par-5 seventh and completed another 3-under 68 to inch closer to the lead. He was two shots behind, along with Jason Day.

Scattered storms were expected the rest of the weekend.

The change in the course was immediate after heavy rain halted play for nearly two hours Friday. Players were able to aim at flags, knowing the putting surfaces were soft enough that the ball wouldn’t roll too far.

Day spoke about being able to smash driver off the tee…

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