Tiger Is No. 1 for 1st Time Since 2010
Golfer wins Arnold Palmer Invitational, retakes top rank
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Mar 25, 2013 1:06 PM CDT
Keegan Bradley hits chip shot to the sixth hole during the final round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational golf tournament, Monday, March 25, 2013, in Orlando, Fla.    (John Raoux)
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(Newser) – Maybe it's the luck of Lindsey? Tiger Woods is back to No. 1 in the world with a game that looks as good as it ever has. He last held the top rank in 2010. Woods tied a PGA Tour record today by winning the Arnold Palmer Invitational for the eighth time. He never let anyone closer than two shots in the final round at Bay Hill, closing with a 2-under 70 for a two-shot victory over Justin Rose. Next up is the Masters in two weeks, when Woods will try to end his five-year drought in the majors.

Rickie Fowler tried to stay with Woods until hitting two shots into the water on the 16th and making a triple bogey. Woods tied the tour record of eight wins in a single tournament. Sam Snead won the Greater Greensboro Open eight times. Click for more on Sergio Garcia, who ended up hitting a ball out of a tree at the Arnold Palmer Invitational yesterday.
 

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