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2009-09-10 20:17:48

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...

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2009-08-31 07:29:53

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. He was ranked 124th by the scoring system that determines competitors for the PGA's playoff series...

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2009-08-30 18:46:59

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. Ernie Els (66), Woods (67), Padraig Harrington (67) and Steve Stricker (69) shared second place. The tournament was the first FedEx Cup playoff event. Slocum's win jumped him from 124th to third behind Woods and Stricker on the cup points list. Slocum won...

2009-08-29 18:27:06

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). Steve Stricker (68) was at 6-under 207 and Heath Slocum (70) at 208. Tiger Woods, the top-ranked player in the FedEx Cup playoffs, had a 67 Saturday to move into a tie for seventh place at 4-under 209 -- five strokes off the lead. Woods...

2009-08-28 22:03:25

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. A win this week could vault him all the way to second place and put him in contention to win the $10 million prize that goes to the playoff champion. He had a two-day total of 8-under 134 at the...

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2009-08-27 20:29:44

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...

2009-03-01 18:37:45

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. Henry, who also closed with a 68. Kevin Streelman (64) and Heath Slocum (67) tied for third place, another stroke back at 270. Wilson said he was overwhelmed with the warmth of the fans. They've been so nice. It was hard to get off the putting green from the closing ceremonies, and just signing autographs, Wilson...

2008-10-10 12:00:10

NEW YORK, Oct. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- With over 1.4 million Americans of all ages, races, and backgrounds suffering from Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, two painful and often debilitating chronic inflammatory bowel diseases, the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation today proudly announced its partnership with Heath Slocum, a two-time Champion on the PGA TOUR. The partnership will enable the Foundation to come even closer to accomplishing its mission of increasing awareness about Crohn's and...

2006-02-26 18:46:39

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. The 43-year-old, who started the final round six off the pace, picked up five shots in the first five holes at the Tucson National Golf Resort and Spa before finishing on 22-under 266. Compatriot Jerry Kelly fired a 65 to secure second place. Overnight leader Duffy Waldorf (72) fell back into a...

2005-11-06 22:36:04

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. Slocum, 31, birdied five of the first eight holes on his way to a six-under-par 66 and a 72-hole total of 21-under 267 at Annandale Golf Club. Tied for the lead at 20 under with PGA Tour veteran Loren Roberts with two holes to play, Slocum holed a nine-foot birdie putt at the par-four 17th to take control. Roberts...


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