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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 »

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