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Woods, Stricker Advance in Match Play

Mickelson plays superbly, still falls short at wacky WGC event

(Newser) - Tiger Woods made easy 3-and-2 work of Arron Oberholser, but there was no shortage of exciting tete-a-tetes elsewhere in round two of the WGC Match Play Championship. Phil Mickelson's excellent performance was trumped by Stuart Appleby's sensational nine birdies; the lefty has yet to reach the event's quarterfinals. Also in... 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 »

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