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PGA Championship

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Xander Schauffele and Collin Morikawa are tied at the PGA Championship, with Shane Lowry shooting a record-breaking 62. Scottie Scheffler's arrest adds drama. The final round showdown at Valhalla promises excitement, with heavyweights chasing the leaders in a thrilling golf tournament.

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Xander Schauffele and Collin Morikawa dominated the 2024 PGA Championship with their exceptional play. Schauffele started strong, equalling a major championship record by shooting a remarkable 62 in the first round [1][21][30]. His excellent performance continued as he maintained the lead, despite Morikawa matching him at the top with skilful play [2]. The competition intensified when Shane Lowry shot a 62 in the third round, adding pressure to both Schauffele and Morikawa [3][6].

Scottie Scheffler also made his presence felt in the tournament. He faced some off-course distractions, including an early morning arrest, but managed to stay focused on the competition at hand [11][28]. Although Scheffler wasn't in the lead, he put himself in contention by staying within striking distance of the leaders amid the chaotic circumstances [8].

As the championship progressed, heavyweights like Rory McIlroy looked to mount a challenge, but the leading duo of Schauffele and Morikawa kept their composure amidst the competition [18][31]. Schauffele shrugged off Morikawa's charge to maintain his position at the top, showing impressive resilience and skill [9][29].

The battle for the top spot remained intense, with Schauffele and Morikawa sharing the lead. However, a host of heavyweight contenders pursued them closely, ensuring an exciting competition in the championship's final stages [4][7][8]. Both players exhibited exceptional performance and composure under the pressure of a major championship, drawing the attention of the golfing world to their exceptional skills [8].

Through consistency and impressive play, Xander Schauffele and Collin Morikawa showcased athleticism, focus, and determination throughout the tournament, making the 2024 PGA Championship a captivating event for golf enthusiasts [5][21].

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