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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 »

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 »

Cabrera Wins PGA Grand Slam Champs Event

Defeats Harrington on third playoff hole; Tiger Woods a no-show

(Newser) - U.S. Open champion Angel Cabrera defeated British Open champion Padraig Harrington on the third playoff hole to capture the PGA Grand Slam of Golf. The final day of the two-day event began poorly for Cabrera when he triple bogeyed the first and then bogeyed the second, but the Argentinean... More »

Els Scores Record 7th Win at UK Tourney

'Putter stayed hot' as he beat Cabrera despite back pain

(Newser) - Ernie Els scored a record seventh victory at the World Match Play Championship today in Wentworth, England, pocketing £1 million and jumping from third to first on the European Order of Merit, AFP reports. “It’s absolutely a dream come true,” Els says. “In my wildest... More »

Tiger to Skip PGA in Bermuda

Furyk will putt in his place while Woods spends time with family

(Newser) - Tiger Woods will not be playing in the PGA Grand Slam of Golf in Bermuda this October, citing a desire to spend more time with his family, AP reports. The seven-time PGA Grand Slam champion will be focusing on his new daughter, Sam Alexis, and wife Elin Nordegren. Alternate Jim... More »

Cabrera Aces Out Tiger at Oakmont

Argentine journeyman outlasts Woods, Furyk for shock US Open victory

(Newser) - Argentina's Angel Cabrera edged out favorites Tiger Woods and Jim Furyk in the final round at Oakmont Country Club yesterday, to become the fourth straight foreigner to win the US Open. Cabrera, a chain-smoking 37-year old former caddy, sank two birdies in the back nine to stop Woods, who couldn't... More »

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