Johnson finished the round at T-143, and faces some considerable work ahead if he is to make the cut.
Even when a putt looks easy, golf does this thing where it laughs and remains cruel.
Five years ago, McIlroy won his first major by eight strokes. Two years ago, he won the season’s last two majors. But lately, he has struggled mightily.
Everything you need to know for Friday's second round of the PGA Championship
A brief look at the opening round of the PGA Championship
PGA Championship: Key hole of the round at the Baltusrol
Jimmy Walker torched Baltusrol early and watched
After a second-place finish at the British Open, Phil Mickelson had four bogeys in his first 11 holes to start the P.G.A. Championship, but rallied to shoot a 71.
A look at the key hole Thursday in the first round of the PGA Championship:
Texan Jimmy Walker has been working mighty hard to turn his game around and thinks it is only fair to see some results.
A stale year for Jimmy Walker comes to life at PGA, and a great year might get better for Henrik Stenson.
Venerable course was there for the taking at PGA Championship, but nobody took advantage.
Dustin Johnson, Danny Willett, and Henrik Stenson. (Getty) SPRINGFIELD, N.J.—There comes a moment in every tournament when a player knows the day is lost. That moment can come late in the proceedings, like in this year’s British Open, when Phil Mickelson dueled Henrik Stenson right to the final holes. Show More Summary
All I know: they aren't coming to LA. Woohoo!
A stale year for Jimmy Walker came to life Thursday in the PGA Championship when he saw putts drop and wound up leading a major for the first time in his career.
Dustin Johnson looked nothing like a major champion Thursday in the opening round of the PGA. The U.S. Open winner shot 77, including three straight bogey 5s, two double bogeys, and a bogey 6 on the 18th hole that nearly everyone was birdieing
Baltusrol Golf Club is a rare course with par-5s as the two finishing holes
Jimmy Walker watches a tee shot at Baltusrol. (Getty) With one day of the PGA Championship in the books, it’s time to take a look back at what went down, and a look forward at what we can expect on Friday. Jimmy Walker, dynamite: Walker, a 37-year-old PGA Tour journeyman, holds the first-night lead after putting together a pair of very strong halves. Show More Summary
Day, under the weather, feels like if he can putt better he can be right in the mix