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Dufner Beats Furyk at PGA for 1st Major

'It was a perfect ending'

(Newser) - Equipped with a two-shot lead at the turn, and still carrying a few scars from his PGA Championship collapse two years ago, American Jason Dufner never showed signs of cracking. No one expected anything else from a player whose popularity comes from his flat-line personality. He merely waved to the... More »

Tiger Woods Shares Lead at US Open

But Beau Hossler, a kid in braces, isn't far behind

(Newser) - Tiger Woods hasn't won a major in four years, but he's in contention to change that this weekend. Heading into the final two rounds, Woods shares the lead at 1-under with Jim Furyk and David Toms, notes the Golf Channel . It would be his 15th major if he... More »

Sleepy Golfer DQ'd for Missing Pro-Am Tee Time

Jim Furyk blames cellphone alarm for tardiness

(Newser) - Jim Furyk is the most newsworthy golfer of the day— sorry, Tiger —for something he didn't do: show up for his pro-am tee time. The third-ranked player's cellphone died overnight, and with it, his alarm, reports the Newark Star-Ledger . He overslept, but not by much, and was just 5... 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 »

Kim Roars to 4-shot Lead

22-year-old shoots a 66 to climb atop Wachovia leaderboard

(Newser) - Quail Hollow Club's tree-lined, old-style setup has produced an impressive list of winners, ranging from Vijay Singh to Jim Furyk to last year's champion, Tiger Woods. With Woods unable to defend his Wachovia Championship title following knee surgery, Anthony Kim moved a step away from joining that elite group, a... More »

Hole in One Doesn't Touch Tiger Territory

Nice moment for Poulter, but No.1 golfer still has no successor

(Newser) - Ian Poulter's hole in one in yesterday's opening round was impressive, but that doesn't bring him to the level of golf's unassailable leader. Tiger Woods, though he's sitting four shots back of the leaders after the first day of the Augusta Masters, is still unquestionably the world's best golfer. The... 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 »

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 »

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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