US PGA weather relents to lift cloud of criticism with Rio on horizon

Critics say the format at Baltusrol should have been altered to avoid Jason Day, Jimmy Walker and others having to play 36 holes on a manic SundayThe thunderstorms and steady downpour that reduced the finely manicured Lower Course at Baltusrol Golf Club into marshy wetlands over the weekend finally relented yesterday afternoon, sparing tournament officials the headache of the first Monday finish at a PGA Championship since the season’s final major was last played here in 2005 – and further criticism over how it was handled. Related: Jimmy Walker holds off Jason Day to claim stunning US PGA win Continue reading...

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