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SPRINGFIELD, N. Jonathan Schoop Jersey .J. -- Another major championship is upon us, and so quickly. Werent we just lamenting the possibility of gusty winds and sideways rain off the coast of Scotland?That has been replaced by temperatures 40 degrees warmer, five time zones but just 11 days removed from the thrilling conclusion to The Open at Royal Troon.With barely any time to get acclimated, the PGA Championship is set to begin at Baltusrol Golf Club on Thursday morning. The rain and chill of Scotland has been replaced by New Jerseys unrelenting heat and humidity for the years final major championship.And for the first time since 1968, two major champions will be crowned in the same month -- provided Mother Nature does not push the 98th PGA Championship to a Monday finish.Theres no time to really dwell on anything, said Rory McIlroy, a two-time PGA Championship winner who is ranked No. 4 in the world. You can just keep going forward. It could actually be a good thing for some people.Perhaps Henrik Stenson? The Open champion is riding a wave of good play, having won the BMW International Open last month in Germany prior to his historic Open victory, during which he matched a major championship scoring record with a final-round 63.Stenson outdueled Phil Mickelson, who played brilliantly himself, finishing 11 strokes ahead of the next competitor. Mickelson, 46, is returning to the scene of his 2005 PGA Championship victory, with no time to feel sorry for himself after a performance that would have won 140 of the 145 Opens.Because we have a big tournament coming up right now and because I am playing well, he said, I dont want to let an opportunity, another really good opportunity that I have to play a PGA Championship here at Baltusrol at a course I like while my game is sharp ... and let the effects or disappointment linger.The idea is to just get back and start playing at that level again, and hopefully it will be enough this week.The PGA Championship has been played in August since 1971; that year, it moved to a February date in Florida. The last time two majors were completed in the same month was 1968, when Gary Player won The Open on July 13 at Carnoustie, Scotland, followed by Julius Boros PGA Championship victory on July 21 in San Antonio, Texas. (Player skipped the PGA that year.)The move this year was necessitated by golfs return to the Olympic Games in two weeks, hence the PGA being played two weeks earlier than usual. PGA of America officials say they are fine with it -- the tournament has announced a sellout -- and players for the most part have come to terms with the unusual schedule.Preferably one more week would have been a good thing, said Stenson.After winning The Open, Stenson headed to Switzerland for an outing, then to his home in Sweden to visit with family before returning to the U.S. over the weekend.But at the same time, when youve got the momentum and youre playing well, it might not be bad to get straight back at it, he said. It could be a bit of both.Stenson admitted, however, that the schedule has been brutal and will continue to be. Hes playing for Sweden in the Olympics, and then the four-tournament FedEx Cup playoffs -- over five weeks -- begins just two weeks later. Then comes the Ryder Cup.I know Im going to be sleeping for at least a week after the Ryder Cup, Stenson said. Thats kind of blocked out in the calendar. Just a couple of zzzzzs next to each other for a week. I knew this was going to be the case. We were going to have four months of virtually nonstop golf. Its always the busy part of the schedule, but even more so in the 2016 schedule.Defending champion Jason Day has seen his preparation impacted by the tight schedule. Two weeks ago he was battling the elements in Scotland. A week ago he traveled to Toronto to defend his Canadian Open title; he didnt contend at either tournament.He planned a much-needed day off for Monday and felt under the weather on Tuesday, electing to skip a practice round. That meant Wednesday was his only look at Baltusrol.With the limited practice and limited prep that Ive had this week, Im not coming into this week expecting a lot, said Day, the No. 1-ranked player in the world who has won three times this year. Obviously, Im expecting to win, but Im not really going to go out and force things straightaway. Ive got to really try and manage my patience out there.Last year Day set a majors scoring record in relation to par, shooting 20 under at Whistling Straits to capture his first major championship. Since then, three more first-time major winners have prevailed: Danny Willett, Dustin Johnson and Stenson.With the deepest field of any of the majors, predicting a PGA winner is always a challenge, made more so by the difficulties of the schedule and the various obstacles it has presented up to this point.But 72 holes are on tap for the next four days, the low score wins, and someone will make history, regardless. Wholesale Orioles Jerseys . 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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Its no easy thing to push Usain Bolt, even in an Olympic warm-up race.It might be even tougher to upstage him.Some of Wednesday nights most entertaining theater came, as usual, from the Jamaican star, who smiled and wagged his finger at a brash up-and-comer while winning his 200-meter semifinals heat. Bolt will go for his eighth Olympic gold in the final on Thursday.Bolts main goal during the opening rounds is to conserve energy, which is exactly what he was doing when he looked to his right, saw Canadas Andre de Grasse a few steps behind him and put it on cruise control.The only problem was, de Grasse, the bronze medalist in the 100, didnt back down. He sped up, caught up and suddenly, the two were nose-to-nose, peering and smiling at each other down the stretch. Bolt finished in 19.78 to win by a scant .02 seconds. He wagged his finger at de Grasse as they crossed the line.That was really unnecessary, Bolt said. I dont know what he was trying to do. Hes a young kid. Hes great. He has a lot of talent. Im looking forward to the competition in the final.The competition wont include American Justin Gatlin, who has given Bolt more run for his money than anyone else over the past four years. Darren ODay Jersey. In the evenings biggest stunner, Gatlin finished third in his heat and did not qualify for the final.He said he rolled an ankle in the run-up to the Olympics and was happy just to make it here.Probably, I should have rested it instead of running on it, said Gatlin, who finished second to Bolt in the 100.Team USAs Lashawn Merritt did qualify for the final. He finished first in his semifinal and third overall with a time of 19.94.Joining Gatlin (20.13) in failing to qualify was American Ameer Webb (20.43).Bolt, who has his eyes on not only the win but maybe another world record, is hoping his time will come Thursday night.I definitely think I can try for the world record, said the sprinter, whose current record in the 200 stands at 19.19 seconds. But now, its executing right, running the corner efficiently and coming in the straight and running the perfect race.The Associated Press contributed to this report. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '