Klara Spilkova misses KPMG Women’s PGA cut after slow-play penalty

Klara Spilkova won’t be around for the weekend of the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship, missing the cut by 1 shot after a rare 2-stroke penalty was assessed for slow play. While players are put on the clock often in professional golf — with the threat of a penalty if they don’t pick up the pace — it’s not often they actually get docked strokes.

But it happened to Spilkova as she walked off the 15th hole Friday at Aronimink Golf Club in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania. That helped turn her round into a 3-over 73 for a two-day score of 7 over, putting her 11 shots behind leader Sei Young Kim and 1 shot outside the cut. The top 75 players advanced to the weekend in the LPGA’s third major of the year.

Players on the LPGA have been outspoken about slow play, most notable Stacy Lewis, who went on Twitter

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After 6-year-old killed execution-style, Michigan police may ask feds to seek death penalty

WARREN, MI — Police say a 6-year-old boy was killed execution-style during a double homicide at a home in Warren Thursday, and if the suspect is found, they may seek the death penalty through federal assistance. Warren Police Commissioner Bill Dwyer made the announcement during a press conference Friday.

“If we bring the federal authorities in, we may be asking for the death penalty for the person or persons responsible. I’m not saying we are at this point,” Dwyer said.

The death penalty has been outlawed in Michigan since 1963. However, if the case moves to a federal level, it would open the door for a possible death penalty sentence.

“When you murder a 6-year-old innocent baby, the person or persons responsible deserve the death penalty,” Dwyer said.

The boy has been identified as Tai’raz Moore. He was found in the home in the 2000 block of Otis Avenue near

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