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2010-01-21 13:30:00

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Seven-time PGA TOUR winner Steve Stricker has recently designated a check in the amount of $10,000 to the National Fragile X Foundation. This contribution is a portion of the charitable proceeds generated from The Presidents Cup 2009 at Harding Park Golf Course in San Francisco, California, in which Stricker participated as a member of the victorious U.S. Team for the third time in his career. The Presidents Cup is a unique golf event in that...

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2009-09-28 08:48:57

Phil Mickelson's Tour Championship title returned him to the No. 2 spot in the men's world golf rankings released Monday. Mickelson shot a 65 Sunday that erased a 4-shot deficit and won the tournament, the final installment in the PGA's FedEx Cup playoffs. Mickelson slipped past Steve Stricker to retake the No. 2 ranking. Stricker is No. 3. Tiger Woods finished second to Mickelson Sunday but still claimed a series of big prizes. He remained No. 1 for the 225th consecutive week after taking...

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2009-09-27 18:15:12

Phil Mickelson came from behind Sunday to win Tour Championship and Tiger Woods, who was second, got a $10 million prize for winning the FedEx Cup points race. Mickelson shot a 5-under-par 65 for 9-under 271 and a three-shot spread over Woods, a six-time winner in 2009 who closed with a 70, good enough for his second FedEx Cup win in three years. The title was Mickelson's 37th on the PGA Tour and third this year. Mickelson collected $4.35 million -- $1.35 for the tournament and $3 million for...

2009-09-26 19:30:19

Kenny Perry shot a 6-under 64 Saturday to move past second-round leader Tiger Woods and take the third-round lead of The Tour Championship. Perry finished 54 holes at 8-under 202. He is two strokes ahead of Woods, who had a 69 on Saturday, in the final event of the FedEx Cup playoffs. Woods leads the standings in the playoffs, and a win on Sunday would give Woods his second FedEx Cup title in three years. A victory for Perry doesn't guarantee him the crown and its $10 million prize. Perry...

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2009-09-24 20:28:25

Sean O'Hair took a large step toward capturing the FedEx Cup Thursday by grabbing a one-shot lead after 18 holes at the Tour Championship. O'Hair shot a 4-under 66 at the East Lake Golf Club, but found Tiger Woods, Padraig Harrington and Stewart Cink one shot back in the last of the PGA Tour's playoff events. If the final standings of this tournament were identical to the standings at the end of Thursday's action, O'Hair would win the FedEx Cup and its first prize of $10 million. He began...

2009-09-12 18:07:47

Tiger Woods shot a 9-under-par 62 Saturday to break his own course record and take a seven-shot lead after three rounds of the BMW Championship. Woods, gunning for his fifth BMW Championship title, stands at 16-under 197 after 54 holes. Brandt Snedeker (66) and Marc Leishman (68) are a distant second at 204. Padraig Harrington (69) and Matt Kuchar (66) were tied for fourth place at 205. Woods, who is 46-4 in his career with the 54-hole lead, broke the previous course record of 63 he set in...

2009-09-11 20:32:25

Tiger Woods, having been surpassed for the top spot in the FedEx Cup race, shot a 4-under 67 Friday and moved into a tie for the lead at the BMW Championship. A victory by Steve Stricker last week at the Deutsche Bank Championship moved him in front of Woods in the PGA Tour's four-tournament playoff system, but Woods would regain the lead with a win this week. He finished 36 holes at the Cog Hill Golf & Country Club with a 7-under 135 total, tied for the top spot with Mark Wilson. They...

2009-09-08 08:19:10

Steve Stricker moved into the No. 2 spot in the world men's golf rankings released Tuesday. Stricker had birdies Monday on the final two holes of the Deutsche Bank Championship in winning the tournament. The result shifted him from No. 4 in the world rankings to the second position, knocking Phil Mickelson and Paul Casey each down one space. Mickelson has been ranked No. 2 since March 15, when he passed Sergio Garcia in the rankings. But Mickelson's play has been limited since his wife was...

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2009-09-07 20:02:58

Steve Stricker birdied the final two holes Monday to win the PGA Deutsche Bank Championship in Massachusetts by a single stroke. Stricker closed with a 4-under 67 to finish at 17-under 267. It was tough. Even though the wind wasn't blowing (hard), there was enough of a breeze that it was swirling around a bit, and that made club selection difficult at times, and the pins were tough, said Stricker, who earned $1.35 million for the victory. Stricker also moved past Tiger Woods for the No. 1...

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2009-09-06 18:42:59

Steve Stricker, who eagled the final hole, Retief Goosen and Sean O'Hair shared the third-round lead Sunday in the Deutsche Bank Championship in Massachusetts. The three were at 13-under-par 200 at the TPC Boston. Stricker rolled in a 5-foot eagle putt on the last hole and finished with a 6-under 65. Goosen shot a 68 and O'Hair birdied the last hole for a 70. Kevin Na (66), Padraig Harrington (67) and Scott Verplank (68) were tied for fourth at 201 and Kevin Sutherland (69) and Jerry Kelly...


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