Rickie Fowler (Conservatively) Prepares for a Weekend Charge

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Maybe it was best that Rickie Fowler was paired with Rory McIlroy and Jon Rahm in the first two rounds of the 99th PGA Championship. He’s not in their league in terms of distance off the tee, and he wasn’t tempted to keep up.

What he did do was dust both of them on the scorecard en route to a 69-70 start. He’s 3 under on the