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2009-08-16 16:41:55

Tiger Woods and Y.E. Yang were tied for the lead at the midday point of the final round Sunday in the PGA Championship in Minnesota. The world's No. 1 player, seeking his 15th major title, and Yang, a 37-year-old South Korean who has one win on the PGA Tour, were at 6-under-par with nine holes to play on a windy afternoon at the Hazeltine National Golf Club. Woods, who began the day at 8-under with a two-shot lead, let Yang catch up by bogeying the fourth and eighth holes. Yang was even par...

2009-03-09 13:42:30

Y.E. Yang, who won his first PGA Tour event this weekend, shot up 313 spots in the world golf rankings Monday to No. 147. The 37-year-old South Korean won the Honda Classic in his 46th career tournament in the United States. He is only the second Korean to win on the PGA Tour, K.J. Choi being the other. Other than Yang's phenomenal surge, there was little change from last week among the top-rated players. The first eight were still Tiger Woods followed by Sergio Garcia, Phil Mickelson, Geoff...


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  • The navel or umbilicus.
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  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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