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GolfCast: Walker steps up, leads by 1

After Jimmy Walker posted a 5-under-par 65 in the morning wave at the 98th PGA Championship, no one was able to match it in Round 1 at Baltusrol.

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McIlroy struggles, Walker shines at PGA Championship (2:08)
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Day impresses in first round at PGA Championship (1:08)
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Johnson tied for 143rd at PGA after opening 77

Dustin Johnson opened the PGA Championship on Thursday with a 7-over 77, putting golf's most consistent player this year in a tie for 143rd place.

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Watson's birdie putt just drops in (0:18)
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Across the Pond: European players to keep an eye on (2:34)
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Mirim Lee sets pace at Women's British Open

South Korean Mirim Lee equalled the lowest round in Ricoh Women's British Open history with a stunning opening 62 to establish a three-shot lead at Woburn.

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Johnson, Stenson could contend at PGA Championship (1:32)
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McIlroy: Golf is in a good place (1:41)
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Stenson: There's been a lot of excitement (1:16)
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Bubba Watson says he 'can't wait' to get to Rio

Bubba Watson says he can't wait to get to Rio de Janiero and has been all-in on the Olympics ever since it became apparent that he had a chance to qualify for the United States.

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Spieth: I'm keeping it simple (0:20)
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'Gutted' McIlroy beaten in long drive contest

Korea's Byeong Hun An came out on top in the long drive contest at the U.S. PGA Championship, much to the irritation of Rory McIlroy.

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McIlroy: A major a year is not beyond me (0:20)
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Betting guide for the PGA Championship

Looking to place a couple of bets on the PGA Championship? Dave Tuley and Will Harris offer the best values and provide their general wagering strategy for this week's event at Baltusrol.

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Willett: Time to rediscover Masters form

Danny Willett believes it is time to put his Masters triumph out of his mind and focus on making further additions to his trophy cabinet.

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Spieth, Day, McIlroy still looking for first major of the year (1:41)

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Jason Sobel @JasonSobelESPN

It's after 7 p.m., there's only one group left on the course, and Rory McIlroy is still trying to figure things out on the practice green.

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After struggling with 35 putts en route to a 4-over-par 74 in Round 1 of the PGA Championship, Rory McIlroy returned to the putting green at Baltusrol and as of 6:30 p.m. ET, he was still working on that portion of his game.

Michael Collins ESPN Senior Writer 

Playing together at the final major of 2016, this year's major winners finish: Henrik Stenson (The Open) -3, Danny Willett (The Masters) +1, and Dustin Johnson (U.S. Open) +7

Jason Sobel @JasonSobelESPN

In Dustin Johnson's last seven starts, he had a scoring average of 68.68 with no score worse than 73. He shot 77 today with just one birdie.

Michael Collins ESPN Senior Writer 

Why do I love golf? Dustin Johnson on the 18th hole hit it in the water and then off a tree yet STILL had a chance to make a par. You love the rollercoaster even if you throw up at the end!

Michael Collins ESPN Senior Writer 

Exactly where Rory McIlroy needs to be after his 35 putt +4 day at Baltusrol.

Michael Collins ESPN Senior Writer 

On the 18th hole, Henrik Stenson's 3 wood just carried 291 yards in the air, maybe we should try bowling instead of golf. Dustin Johnson just took a driving iron and flew it 296 yards... into the water. Let's keep playing golf, it is after all, drive for show!

Michael Collins ESPN Senior Writer 

Not even the longest hitters can get home on the 636 yard par five 17th hole right? Well Dustin Johnson didn't hit the green but he was pin high in the bunker right. Won't mean anything if he doesn't make the birdie putt from 13'6" though... And it doesn't mean anything. DJ stays at +6.

Michael Collins ESPN Senior Writer 

Jordan Spieth gave himself a makable eagle chance on the 18th hole and left it a foot and a half short! That would have finished him in red numbers instead he makes birdie and finishes at Even. One double bogey on the front, two birdies on the back.

Michael Collins ESPN Senior Writer 

From the 18th tee it's 379 yards to the end of the fairway... Bubba Watson just hit it thru the fairway!!

Michael Collins ESPN Senior Writer 

In the conditions he played in, Martin Kaymer's 66 (-4) is definitely the round of the day even though he finishes round 1 in 2nd place.

Michael Collins ESPN Senior Writer 

The last two holes at Baltusrol (17 and 18) are par fives. They're playing the easiest on the course but they are very different holes. 17 is playing 636 yards and has zero eagles playing just barely under par 4.92. The 18th is playing 548 yards, has 5 eagles (so far), and more than double (63) the birdies than the 17th (31). Stroke average is 4.57.

Michael Collins ESPN Senior Writer 

Martin Kaymer just made the hardest shot for pros in golf, a 43 yard bunker shot, look WAY too easy! 3'10" for par on the 8th hole (his 17th of the day) to stay at -4.