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Jason Day shows major mettle and wins PGA Championship

Given a third straight chance to finally win a major, Jason Day promised a fight to the finish in the PGA Championship. Turns out the biggest fight was to hold back the tears. Worried that this year might turn out to be a major failure, Day never gave Jordan Spieth or anyone else a chance Sunday. He delivered a record-setting performance at Whistling Straits that brought him a major championship he started to wonder might never happen. Day was in tears before he even tapped in for par and a 5-under 67 for a three-shot victory. He sobbed on the shoulder of Colin Swatton, his caddie and longtime coach who rescued Day as a 12-year-old struggling to overcome the death of his father. And then...

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