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Massive Storm Belting Midwest Has Silver Lining

It will ease the drought in hard-hit parts of the country: Weather Underground

(Newser) - With winter storm warnings and advisories being issued from western New Mexico to southwestern Virginia, officials fear they could be facing the worst storm to hit the central US since a massive system covered much of the country two years ago , reports the USA Today . Already, 8 inches of snow... More »

Ogilvy Snaps Woods' Win Streak

Aussie fights off Goosen, Singh, Furyk to win CA Championship

(Newser) - Tiger Woods failed to win a tournament for the first time in nine months, as Geoff Ogilvy triumped at the CA Championship at Doral by a stroke. The Australian, a former U.S. Open winner was able to edge out Retief Goosen, Jim Furyk and Vijay Singh in a weather... 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 »

Soggy Doral Frustrates Tiger As Ogilvy Leads

Missed putts put Woods three shots back before rains come

(Newser) - Adam Scott did to Tiger Woods what the world's No. 1 player usually does to other players today at the CA Championship, reports the Associated Press. Scott picked up five shots in five holes on Woods and stayed within one shot of leader Geoff Ogilvy, before storms suspended play at... More »

Ogilvy Leads by One at Doral, But Tiger Lurks

Woods in the hunt for his seventh straight PGA victory

(Newser) - Geoff Ogilvy shot a bogey-free round of 67 today to take a one-stroke lead after the second round of the World Golf Championship at Doral, writes AP. The bad news for him is the next closest competitor is Tiger Woods (-11), who soared into second place by posting birdies on... More »

Tiger Makes It 5 Straight

Stewart Cink can't keep up against the best in the world

(Newser) - Tiger Woods moved past Arnold Palmer on the all-time PGA Tour wins list today, earning No. 63 against Stewart Cink, 8-and-7, in the WGC Match Play Championship final. Woods' game was scorching in the Arizona sun as he made 14 birdies in the 29 holes played, reports the AP. He... More »

Lucky No. 17 Gets Tiger Into Match Play Final

Clutch birdie putt sets up all-US championship with Cink

(Newser) - Tiger Woods lucky number has been 17 all week. It paid off again today when he sank a crucial birdie on No. 17 to beat defending champion Henrik Stenson 2-up in the World Golf Championship's Match Play Championship. Woods moved on to tomorrow's final against Stewart Cink, who beat Justin... More »

Woods Survives 20-Hole Battle with Baddeley

Tiger reaches Match Play quarterfinals with clutch birdie putt

(Newser) - Aaron Baddeley made Tiger Woods beat him, and as usual the world's No. 1 player was up to the challenge. Woods had 12 birdies on 20 holes as he outlasted Baddeley today to reach the quarterfinals of the World Golf Championship's Match Play Championship, reports the Associated Press. "It... More »

Tiger Rallies for Match Play Win

Woods comes from three behind in first match at World Golf event

(Newser) - Tiger Woods was down three holes with five remaining at the World Golf Championships' Match Play Championship, but roared back to win four straight holes from 14- through 17, playing the final five holes in 5-under par to steal the win from J.B. Holmes.  “I was just... More »

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