On a day when few could tame Firestone South, the world's No. 1-ranked player, Jason Day, came out of the rubble on top of a now-crowded leaderboard after the second round of the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational.
The dimpled ball soared in a parabolic arc, landing 10 feet behind and a little right of the flagstick. Immense spin created by crisp contact pulled the ball back on the firm, tightly-mown grass, slope turning the ball toward the cup.
William McGirt won his first PGA Tour event at the Memorial. Two hours up the road in Ohio and one month later, he had a three-shot lead after one round of the Bridgestone Invitational. It's a familiar theme, just a different character.
The 18-year-old shot a 6-under-par 65 - the best round of the tournament - Sunday at Sahalee Country Club in Sammamish. Henderson edged New Zealand's Lydia Ko, the No. 1 golfer in the world, on the first playoff hole to win the KPMG Women's PGA Championship - the first major win of her career.
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