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Vijay Offered $500K for Bail of Pal Stanford

(Newser) - Vijay Singh is sticking by embattled buddy and alleged swindler R. Allen Stanford. The star golfer, who's been sporting the Stanford Companies logo even though he no longer gets paid to do so, offered to put up $500,000 of the billionaire’s bail, reports CNBC. He was denied the... More »

Kim Roars to 4-shot Lead

22-year-old shoots a 66 to climb atop Wachovia leaderboard

(Newser) - Quail Hollow Club's tree-lined, old-style setup has produced an impressive list of winners, ranging from Vijay Singh to Jim Furyk to last year's champion, Tiger Woods. With Woods unable to defend his Wachovia Championship title following knee surgery, Anthony Kim moved a step away from joining that elite group, a... More »

Hole in One Doesn't Touch Tiger Territory

Nice moment for Poulter, but No.1 golfer still has no successor

(Newser) - Ian Poulter's hole in one in yesterday's opening round was impressive, but that doesn't bring him to the level of golf's unassailable leader. Tiger Woods, though he's sitting four shots back of the leaders after the first day of the Augusta Masters, is still unquestionably the world's best golfer. The... More »

Surprise! Tiger is the Favorite for Augusta

Golf legend makes winning look like child's play

(Newser) - The outcome of the Masters is all too obvious, an anonymous pro writes for Golf.com. He expects Tiger Woods to win in one of his best performances yet, fulfilling the four-time Masters champion's promises that he is still improving his game. Though Tiger is making most of the tournament... More »

Play Suspended, Ogilvy Holds Slim Lead at Doral

Weather forces Monday finish for WGC event

(Newser) - Geoff Ogilvy leads by one stroke after the final round at Doral was suspended due to darkness. Mother Nature forced an extended rain delay today, the tourney’s second stoppage in two days. Despite the weather, the golf is good as the leaderboard is crowded with big-name players. Vijay Singh... More »

Tiger Claws His Way Back Into Palmer

Wild third round at Bay Hill ends with five players tied for lead

(Newser) - Tiger Woods uttered eight words today that every other player on the PGA Tour dreads hearing heading into the final round of an event: "I've played my way back into the tournament." Woods' 4-under 66 in third round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational allowed him to grab a... More »

Weir Up By 1 Stroke in Hawaii

Turn in weather sharpens games, competition at Mercedes-Benz Championship

(Newser) - Mike Weir put in a nearly perfect day in yesterday's PGA action at the Mercedes-Benz Championship in Hawaii, hitting a five-under 68 to keep one stroke ahead of Nick Watney. The whole field seemed inspired by a sunny turn in the Hawaiian weather, as the average score dropped by a... More »

Bizarre Opening for PGA Tour

Watney leads a field defined by odd accidents and unsettled weather

(Newser) - Nick Watney emerged as the leader after the first day of the PGA Tour, finessing a 5-under 68 amid gusty winds, grainy greens, and sudden downpours. Scott Verplank finished at par after a dispute over whether it was him or the weather that moved his ball on the fairway, and... More »

Choi Takes Lead at Barclays

(Newser) - K.J. Choi gave Tiger Woods a run for his money at the Barclays today, even though the new dad wasn't entered in the first round of the FedEx Cup. Choi, who's having his best year in golf, made a 5-under 66, giving him a two-shot lead over Rich Beem... More »

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