“There’s definitely going to be a component to stamina as the week goes on,” Woods said.
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Masters winner Tiger Woods, chasing a 16th major title, and defending champion Brooks Koepka lead a powerhouse field into Thursday's opening round of the PGA Championship at rain-drenched Bethpage Black.Woods, who ended an 11-year major title drought last month at Augusta National, and Koepka, who held off Woods to win last year's PGA crown, join reigning British Open champion Francesco Molinari of Italy in the feature group of the first two days.It's the same layout where Woods won the 2002 U.S. Open and shared sixth behind winner Lucas Glover at a rain-hit 2009 U.S. Open, both times with the vocal support of New York crowds who made the Long Island trek.Woods won the first two majors of 2002 at the Masters and U.S. Open at Bethpage, where two inches of rain has soaked the course.Woods played a practice round last week but will have only two nine-hole sessions this week ahead of what could be an endurance test over the 7,459-yard, par-70 layout.
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