Koepka became the first player to win the United States Open and the P.G.A. Championship in the same year since Woods did it in 2000.
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Koepka held a two-stroke lead over Adam Scott heading into Sunday’s final round, while Rickie Fowler, Jon Rahm and Gary Woodland sat three back in a tie for third.
The photographer Doug Mills went to the P.G.A. Championship with a silent, mirrorless camera to document the sport’s speed and energy.
On a day when weather delayed half of the field’s second round, Woodland finished with the lowest 36-hole total in tournament history, a 10-under-par 130.
Lyle, 36, died in his native Australia on Wednesday after enduring repeated treatments for leukemia over almost two decades.
An Australian who competed in more than 120 P.G.A. tournaments, he was recognized for his persistence in returning to golf after bouts with leukemia.
The distance between them has narrowed in middle age, and as they go into this week’s P.G.A. Championship, the pair may have more in common than anyone could have imagined.
The underdog-friendly major, which is at Bellerive in Missouri this year, is known for giving golf some very surprising winners.
It was an emotional end for Thomas, who won a World Golf Championship title for the first time.
Just 22, Hall stormed past Pornanong Phatlum in the final round, earning her first major title.
Thomas has a three-shot lead heading into the final round. Woods shot a three-over-par 73 and ended the day 11 shots behind Thomas.
A Thai player seeking her first major title was nearly flawless again on Saturday in the third round.
Pornanong has shot two straight rounds of five-under-par 67 for a one-stroke lead heading into the weekend.
Tommy Fleetwood, Ian Poulter and Justin Thomas went into the weekend at 11 under par and tied for the lead.
Woods shot a four-under 66, four strokes off the lead. But he naturally commanded most of the attention at Firestone Country Club.
He won 13 tournaments but, by his account, rarely practiced and liked to take summer vacations — at the height of the tour — to be with his family.
Woods briefly led at the British Open, but there were signs that this player was much different from the version that last won a major 10 years ago.
Spieth has not won a tournament since last year’s British Open, but his bogey-free 65 on Saturday gave him a share of the lead heading to the final round at Carnoustie.
With a five-under-par 66 in the third round, Woods was again challenging to win his 15th career major, something that has not happened for five golf seasons.
Carnoustie is one of several British Open courses where golfers have to be aware of an extra distraction: a train rolling by at a critical moment.