2017 PGA Final Round This And That – GeoffShackelford.com, USA Today Sports Media Group

The forecast is improving after some more overnight rain softened things up, but landmines still linger in Sunday’s forecast. Given Saturday’s multiple pile-ups that appeased those who saw too many birdies at the U.S. Open, I’m hoping the players get a chance to attack some on Sunday.

Kevin Kisner’s driver has been the key so far, and his Zurich Classic partner Scott Brown isn’t surprised that he’s kept the lead going into Sunday (Romine/Golfweek).  He’s also embracing the difficulty of Quail Hollow (Lavner/Golfweek).

This is Hideki Matsuyama’s best shot yet heading into a final round, writes Dan Kilbridge at Golfweek.

Jeff Babineau on the potential 2-for-291 run of Chris Stroud, the biggest longshot in some time with a chance to win a PGA Championship.

Webb Simpson is a member at Quail Hollow and thinks the setup is too much for a PGA. Someone’s going to get a letter from Johnny! (Casey/Golfweek).

Jordan Spieth acknowledged that the PGA will be his toughest major to win, but Michael Bamberger says he can look to…Vijay Singh for inspiration. Though I’m pretty sure when Spieth wins his PGA, he will attend the Champions Dinner.

Luke Kerr-Dineen explores the six letter name theory in handicapping the final round.

Graham DeLaet had one of the greatest stretches of play you’ll ever see Saturday, in sharp contrast to much of the field. (Maguire/ESPN.com).

The shot, hole and quote of the day (Ahern/Golfweek).

Rory McIlroy is thinking about shutting down his game again due to continuing rib issues. (Gray/Express)

I looked at the merchandise center vibe set by a DJ this year! (Morning Drive)

Phil Mushick is just loving it when Peter Kostis mentions the importance of line and speed.

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