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Brandt Snedeker Pulls Away, Wins FedEx Cup

Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods faded early today

(Newser) - Brandt Snedeker played the round of his life and claimed the biggest payoff in golf. Snedeker, needing to win the Tour Championship today to beat out Rory McIlroy for the FedEx Cup, made three big birdies on the back nine at East Lake and pulled away to win both trophies.... More »

Anyone But Masters Leads at Augusta

Tiger could still pull off comeback win, though he never has

(Newser) - As Tiger Woods finds himself six strokes back going into today's concluding round of the Augusta Masters tournament, ESPN takes a look at the unlikely foursome at the top of the leaderboard. Trevor Immelman is four months removed from a hospital visit, Brandt Snedeker is practically still a rookie, Steve... More »

Immelman Steady as Woods Lurks

Luck helps him keep two-stroke Masters lead with Tiger six back

(Newser) - Trevor Immelman watched one last shot turn out better than he expected today in the Masters, keeping him atop the leaderboard and Tiger Woods farther behind. Immelman was headed for at least double bogey on the 15th until his ball stopped on a steep slope toward the pond, allowing him... More »

Immelman Leads a Masters Full of Surprises

Snedeker, Mickelson hot on his trail; Tiger sits seven back

(Newser) - Trevor Immelman, who only four months ago was in a hospital in South Africa to recover from a benign tumor that doctors removed from his diaphragm, shot a second consecutive 4-under 68 to build a one-shot lead over Snedeker after two rounds of the Masters. Tiger Woods, at 1-under, needs... 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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