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Rory Sabbatini, passed over by Greg Norman for the International Presidents Cup team, grabbed a share of the first-round lead Thursday at the BMW Championship. Sabbatini shot a 5-under 66 at the Cog Hill Golf Club course to tie Steve Marino for the top spot in the third of the four PGA Tour playoff events. Bo Van Pelt and Marc Leishman were tied for third at 67 and Tiger Woods, who has slipped to second place in the FedEx Cup points race behind Steve Stricker, was among those tied for fifth...
Heath Slocum's clutch par-saving putt on the final hole of The Barclays Classic shoved him up 138 spots Monday in the men's world golf rankings. Slocum dropped in a touchy 21-foot putt and ended up one stroke ahead of Tiger Woods, Padraig Harrington, Steve Stricker and Ernie Els and collected his first PGA Tour victory in nearly four years. Slocum entered The Barclays ranked 197th in the world.
Heath Slocum rolled in a 21-foot par putt on the final hole Sunday and won The Barclays tournament in New Jersey by a stroke over Tiger Woods and three others. Slocum finished with a 4-under-par 67 and an overall score of 9-under 275.
Paul Goydos and Steve Marino both shot 3-under 68 Saturday to share the 54-hole lead at PGAS's The Barclays. Goydos and Marino finished the third round at 9-under 204, two strokes ahead of Fredrik Jacobson (68) and second-round leader Webb Simpson (72).
Rookie Webb Simpson shot a 3-under 68 in difficult scoring conditions Friday and became the surprising 36-hole leader at The Barclays. Simpson has played in 30 tournaments this year without a victory and began the first of the PGA Tour's four playoff events ranked 85th on the FedEx Cup points list.
Sergio Garcia seized a share of the lead Thursday with an opening-round 65 at The Barclays, the first of the PGA Tour's four playoff tournaments, in New Jersey. Garcia's 6-under, fired over the Liberty National Golf Club course, left him tied for the top spot with Paul Goydos and Steve Marino. Charley Hoffman, Webb Simpson, Fredrik Jacobson and Heath Slocum were all at 66. Tiger Woods, who begins the playoffs with the lead in the FedEx Cup points race, settled for a 1-under 70 and was tied...
Mark Wilson shot a 2-under-par 68 Sunday to win the Mayakoba Golf Classic in Mexico, his second title on the PGA Tour. Wilson finished at 13-under 267 for a two-shot margin over J.J.
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - American Kirk Triplett birdied the last four holes on his way to a blistering nine-under-par 63 and a one-stroke victory at the Tucson Classic in Arizona on Sunday.
ATLANTA (Reuters) - American Heath Slocum clinched his second PGA Tour title with a two-shot victory at the Southern Farm Bureau Classic in Madison, Mississippi on Sunday.
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