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Cabrera Wins in 3-Way Playoff

(Newser) - Angel Cabrera claimed the second major championship of his career today, winning the Masters on the second hole of a three-way playoff. Cabrera, the 2007 US Open winner, pulled off a remarkable par at No. 18 after hitting his tee shot behind a tree. Kenny Perry, set to take home... More »

Cabrera, Perry Outpace Tiger by 7 Strokes

(Newser) - Angel Cabrera and Kenny Perry are proving they can handle the pressure on golf's biggest stage. Cabrera made three birdies on the back nine today and scratched out an important par on the final hole at the Masters for a 3-under 69. Perry finished with five straight pars for a... More »

Perry, Campbell Share Lead, Woods 7 Back

(Newser) - As the Masters turned blustery, Kenny Perry surged into a share of the lead with Chad Campbell while Tiger Woods kept plodding along today, hoping to make his move on the weekend. Anthony Kim was too impatient to wait that long. The 23-year-old Californian set an Augusta National record with... More »

Golf Looks for a Tiger Bailout

Sport struggles economically without its biggest star

(Newser) - Professional golf is looking to Tiger Woods’ return today as a stimulus package for the sport, which has seen recession undermine sponsorship deals and Woods’ 8-month absence siphon off fans, USA Today reports. Even fellow competitors are juiced ahead of the Match Play Championship outside Tucson, Ariz. “He’s... More »

US Wins Ryder Cup to End Europe's Streak

(Newser) - The Americans didn't need a miracle putt or even the best player in the world to reclaim the Ryder Cup from Europe today for the first time since 1999. The United States won 16 1/2-11 1/2, its largest margin of victory since 1981. Kenny Perry, the 48-year-old Kentucky local who... More »

US Holds 9-7 Lead in Ryder

(Newser) - Birdie putts kept falling, one on top of the other, until the Americans finally secured a Saturday lead in the Ryder Cup for the first time since 1995 to set up a final day that finally matters. The US team leads 9-7 heading into tomorrow's matches, giving it a decent... More »

Goydos Takes Rare PGA Lead

He is on top after 54 holes for the first time in 16-year career

(Newser) - Paul Goydos would love to say he saw this coming, but he's too honest. He had never broken 70 in nine previous appearances at The Players Championship, yet a 2-under 70 today made him the only player to break par all three days on the TPC Sawgrass and gave him... More »

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