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ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Wilson Golf, the Chicago-based company with more Major victories (61) than any other golf club manufacturer, today announced strong 2010 sales results during a press conference at the 2011 PGA Merchandise Show.
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.
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.
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.
Tiger Woods extended his streak as the world's top-rated golfer to 223 consecutive weeks following his 8-stroke win at the BWM Championship outside Chicago. Woods took control of the tournament with a course-record 62 Saturday.
Tiger Woods won the 71st title of his PGA career Sunday -- an eight-shot victory in the BMW Championship in Illinois. Woods, who led by seven going into the final round, shot a 3-under-par 68 for an overall score of 19-under 265. Jim Furyk (66) and Marc Leishman (69) tied for second at 273.
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