Harrington has early lead at Riviera

PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif., Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Ireland's Padraig Harrington shot 8-under 63 Thursday to take the first-round lead at the PGA's Nissan Open Golf Tournament in Pacific Palisades, Calif.

Singh, Scott scramble golf rankings

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Vijay Singh and Adam Scott, the top two finishers in 2007's PGA opening event, made Top 5 moves in the men's world golf rankings. Singh, who won the event at Kapalua, Hawaii, by two strokes over Scott and moved to No. 5 in the world. Scott traded places w

Singh wins PGA Tour season opener

KAPALUA, Hawaii, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- Vijay Singh built a seven-shot lead Sunday and wound up beating Adam Scott by two to win the season-opening Mercedes-Benz Championship in Hawaii.

Singh takes lead into final round

KAPALUA, Hawaii, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- Vijay Singh built a three-shot lead Saturday after three rounds of the year's first PGA Tour event -- the Mercedes-Benz Championship at Kapalua, Hawaii.

Vijay Singh takes the lead in Hawaii

KAPALUA, Hawaii, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- Vijay Singh, trying to pass the late Sam Snead in golf's record book, took a one-shot lead Friday midway through the Mercedes Championship in Hawaii.

2007 golf season begins Thursday

KAPALUA, Hawaii, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- The 2007 golf season begins Thursday with the first round of the Mercedes-Benz Championship -- an event open only to last year's PGA Tour winners.

Masters win boosts Rose up PGA rankings

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Justin Rose's win in the MasterCard Masters has pushed him up 18 places to No. 51 in the Official Golf Ranking.

Harrington jumps to No. 8 in golf rankings

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Padraig Harrington, who defeated Tiger Woods in a tournament playoff this week, has jumped into the Top 10 in the latest world golf rankings.

Adam Scott wins the Tour Championship

ATLANTA, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Adam Scott shot 4-under 66 Sunday afternoon to win the PGA Tour Championship in Atlanta, the tour's season finale, by three shots over Jim Furyk.

Scott has 3-shot lead at Tour Championship

ATLANTA, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- Adam Scott posted a 3-under 67 Saturday to take a three-stroke lead after three rounds of the PGA Tour Championship.

Scott, Durant tied in Atlanta

ATLANTA, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- After a 3-under-par 67 Friday, Adam Scott joined Joe Durant at the top of the leader-board after two rounds of the season-ending PGA Tour Championship.

Durant, Goosen are co-leaders in Atlanta

ATLANTA, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Joe Durant and Retief Goosen share the lead after the first 18 holes at the PGA's season-ending Tour Championship in Atlanta.

Choi makes big jump in golf rankings

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- K.J. Choi's PGA Tour victory last weekend allowed him to jump into the Top 30 of the world golf rankings. Choi, from South Korea, won the Chrysler Championship Sunday. His first-place check was for $954,000 and put his year's earnings at $2,267,349.

Matteson soars in world golf rankings

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Troy Matteson's first PGA Tour victory last week vaulted him 180 places in the latest world golf rankings in a new list released Monday. Matteson, a tour rookie who won the Frys.com Open Sunday in Las Vegas, found himself at No. 142 in the world. The 26-y

Love back among golf's Top 20

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- Davis Love III won his first tournament in three years and propelled himself back into the Top 20 of the world golf rankings.
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Adam Scott
Adam Scott, of Australia, watches his drive off of the 5th tee box during the first round of the US Open at Torrey Pines Golf Course in San Diego on June 12, 2008. (UPI Photo/Kevin Dietsch)

Adam Scott (born April 3, 1973) is an American actor. He is best known for his role as Henry Pollard in the Starz comedy series Party Down. His most notable film role is probably that of the role of Derek Huff in the 2008 film Step Brothers. He currently appears on the NBC comedy Parks and Recreation as assistant city manager, Ben Wyatt.

His role as Henry Pollard earned him a nomination for a 2009 Ewwy Award for Best Actor in a Comedy Series.

Scott was born in Santa Cruz, California. He has two older siblings, Shannon and David. Scott has said that his brother David "looks like him but is far more cerebral and inherited the intellect of their parents," both of whom are retired teachers. He is a graduate of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Los Angeles, California.

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