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August 8, 2014 12:30 PM

Rory McIlroy surges at PGA Championship at Valhalla while Tiger Woods struggles

Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy, the overwhelming favorite from Northern Ireland, started on the back nine after a 50-minute rain delay Friday, made a couple of early birdies, then claimed the outright lead for the first time when he rolled in a 30-foot eagle putt at the 18th hole.

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