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2011-01-27 12:30:00

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. Wilson Golf has experienced a tremendous sales turnaround in 2010, posting a 10 percent increase in sales worldwide over 2009 and a 23 percent increase in the U.S. alone. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release,...

2010-11-29 05:00:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Wilson Golf, the Chicago-based company whose irons have captured 61 Major Championship titles over the company's illustrious history - more than any other golf club manufacturer - today announced that it has reached an agreement to re-sign PGA Tour young gun Ricky Barnes. The three-year contract was finalized as Barnes finishes his second full season on the PGA TOUR ranked 75th in the world and 64th in the FedEx Cup standings. To view the...

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...

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...

2009-09-14 09:19:40

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. The victory was the 71st of his PGA career, which is third best all-time on the PGA victory list. He trails Sam Snead, who won 82 times, and Jack Nicklaus, who had 73 wins. He has been No. 1 for the last 223 weeks and 565 weeks overall. Woods has 16.042 average ratings...

2009-09-13 19:08:20

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. Sean O'Hair (66) was fourth. The title was Woods's sixth of 2009 and fifth in the BMW event. Woods, 33, is two wins behind Jack Nicklaus for the No. 2 spot on the PGA Tour career victory list. Nicklaus...

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...

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