The Latest: Lefty on top at PGA Championship in 2nd round

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05-21-2021

Phil Mickelson used another late rally to take the lead at the PGA Championship on FridayThe Latest: Lefty on top at PGA Championship in 2nd roundThe Associated PressKIAWAH ISLAND, S.C.KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the PGA Championship (all times local):___1:30 p.m.Lefty is on top at the PGA Championship. Mickelson is seeking his second career PGA Championship title and his first major since the 2013 British Open. ___10:15 p.m.Corey Conners’ wild first nine is finally over at the PGA Championship. ___8:45 a.m.Corey Conners made one bogey in his opening-round 67 at the PGA Championship. ___8:20 a.m.Corey Conners started the second round of the PGA Championship with a bogey and a birdie to maintain his two-shot lead.

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On Thursday, in the opening round of the PGA Championship at Kiawah Island’s daunting Ocean Course, Conners played one of the best rounds of his career, shooting a 5-under 67 to take the lead into Friday’s second round. He’s the first Canadian to lead a round in a major championship since Mike Weir led the 2009 U.S. Open. Conners leads a group of six players at 3-under that includes Brooks Koepka, Keegan Bradley and Viktor Hovland. Corey Conners shot a 67 to grab the first-round lead at the PGA Championship. I did a lot of things really, really well.

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Only 13 golfers in the history of of the sport have won six or more major championships, but Phil Mickelson has a chance to change that number at the PGA Championship at the Ocean Course on Kiawah Island this weekend. Mickelson shot 70-69 in his first two rounds at the PGA Championship to take a solo lead at the time he finished up on Friday. It's the first time in 22 years somebody age 50 or older has been in the top five going into the weekend at a PGA Championship. And now he'll call the action this weekend with Mickelson on the precipice of tying him up! Again, a lot can happen over 36 holes, but here's a look at the list of historic golfers Mickelson is trying to join -- starting at the top with Jack Nicklaus and Lefty's contemporary, Tiger Woods.

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AP Photo/Chris CarlsonThe 2021 season has already been the best of Corey Conners' career. After one round of the 2021 PGA Championship, it appears he's ready to evolve further. Drove it well, ironed it well and got up-and-down a couple times really nicely," Conners told reporters after the round. “I love it when it’s difficult,” Koepka told reporters. Bryson DeChambeau, who carded an even-par 72, told reporters the wind "kicked [his] butt" as he struggled to keep himself in contention.

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Canadian Corey Conners owns the lead after the first round of the 103rd PGA Championship, firing a 5-under-par 67 to give him a two-shot lead in the season's second major championship. Six golfers – including Americans Brooks Koepka, Keegan Bradley and Aaron Wise – shared second place after shooting opening-round 69s. Defending champion Collin Morikawa had a 2-under 70 and is tied with seven others, including 2005 PGA champ Phil Mickelson, three strokes off the pace. Here's everything you need to know about Friday's groupings for the 103rd PGA Championship. TV, Streaming information: ESPN, ESPN+Tee Times/Players(All times Eastern)Tee No.