K.J. Choi

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Tiger 4th as Mickelson Wins

Crowd lifts Lefty as Woods slumps in return to competition

(Newser) - Phil Mickelson, already a fan favorite and now the sentimental pick with his wife and mother battling breast cancer, won his third Masters today, shooting a 5-under 67 to pull away for a 3-stroke win over Lee Westwood. Tiger Woods, the week's sideshow in his return to competition, had an... 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 »

Stricker Strikes It Big at Barclays

'I never knew if I was going to win again,' says golfer after six-year dry spell

(Newser) - Steve Stricker shot a final-round 69 at The Barclays yesterday to best K.J. Choi and hoist his first trophy in over six years. Stricker's four birdies in the final five holes capped a masterful run at Choi, who'd taken a one-stroke lead with two enormous birdie putts. Stricker's 16-under... More »

Choi Takes Lead at Barclays

(Newser) - K.J. Choi gave Tiger Woods a run for his money at the Barclays today, even though the new dad wasn't entered in the first round of the FedEx Cup. Choi, who's having his best year in golf, made a 5-under 66, giving him a two-shot lead over Rich Beem... More »

Choi Takes First AT&T National

South Korean finishes 9 under in first run of Tiger's tournament

(Newser) - South Korean K.J. Choi shot a final-round 68 to win the first annual AT&T National tournament yesterday. Choi, fresh off his victory at the Jack Nicklaus Memorial five weeks ago, overcame Stuart Appleby's two-shot lead in the final round, capping his masterful play with a birdie from the... More »

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