Woody Austin birdies playoff hole, takes Sanderson Farms Championship

MADISON, Miss., July 21 (UPI) -- Woody Austin birdied the first playoff hole Sunday, besting Daniel Summerhays and Cameron Beckman to claim the Sanderson Farms Championship.

Villegas, Watson have lead at CVS Charity

BARRINGTON, R.I., June 23 (UPI) -- Camilo Villegas and Bubba Watson paired Monday for a 10-under 61 to take a one-shot lead after the first round of the two-day CVS Charity Classic.

Choi, Appleby share 36-hole AT&T lead

BETHESDA, Md., July 6 (UPI) -- K.J. Choi and Stuart Appleby shared the lead after 36 holes at the AT&T National in Bethesda, Md., Friday while Tiger Woods moved into contention.

Medinah has a crowded leader-board

MEDINAH, Ill., Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Henrik Stenson is tied for the lead with Luke Donald, Tim Herron and Billy Andrade after two rounds of the PGA Championship at Medinah, Ill.

Medinah has co-leaders after one round

MEDINAH, Ill., Aug. 17 (UPI) -- Lucas Glover and Chris Riley both shot 6-under 66 Thursday and share the lead after one round of the PGA Championship at Medinah, Ill.

Curtis finally wins PGA's Booz Allen

POTOMAC, Md., June 27 (UPI) -- It took six days because of the weather, but Ben Curtis finally got his second PGA Tour victory Tuesday by winning the Booz Allrn Classic by five strokes.

Rain pushes PGA Booz Allen to Tuesday

POTOMAC, Md., June 26 (UPI) -- Ben Curtis will have to wait at least another day to wrap up his second PGA Tour victory.

Vijay Singh is the latest PGA winner

HARRISON, N.Y., June 11 (UPI) -- Vijay Singh was the winner Sunday at the PGA's Barclays Classic in Harrison, N.Y., by two shots over Adam Scott.

Andrade in lead at PGA Barclays Classic

HARRISON, N.Y., June 10 (UPI) -- Billy Andrade had a 2-under 69 in windy conditions Saturday to take the third round lead at 8-under 205 in the PGA Barclays Classic.

Singh and Howell are Barclays co-leaders

HARRISON, N.Y., June 9 (UPI) -- Vijay Singh and David Howell share the lead after 36 holes of the Barclays Classic in Harrison, N.Y.

Adam Scott leads the Barclays Classic

HARRISON, N.Y., June 8 (UPI) -- Adam Scott shot 6-under 65 Thursday and has the first round lead at the Barclay's Classic at Harrison, N.Y.

Four players tie at Quail Hollow

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 4 (UPI) -- Four players shot 4-under-par 68 on Thursday and share the lead after the first round of the Wachovia Championship at Charlotte, N.C.

David Toms leads the Honda Classic

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., March 10 (UPI) -- After his second straight 5-under 67 on Friday, David Toms has a one-stroke lead after two rounds of the Honda Golf Classic at Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.

Campbell holds lead at Palm Springs

PALM SPRINGS, Calif., Jan. 20 (UPI) -- Chad Campbell held onto his four-stroke advantage Friday after three rounds of the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic at Palm Springs, Calif.

Campbell takes the lead at the Chrysler

PALM SPRINGS, Calif., Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Chad Campbell has a four-stroke lead after two rounds of the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic at Palm Springs, Calif.
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Billy Andrade
Billy Andrade walks down the 15th fairway during the first round of the inaugural AT&T National at the Congressional Country Club in Potomac, Maryland on July 5, 2007. (UPI Photo/Mark Goldman)

William Thomas "Billy" Andrade (born January 25, 1964) is an American golfer.

Andrade was born in Bristol, Rhode Island. He attended Wake Forest University where he helped lead the Demon Deacons to the 1986 NCAA Championship. He played on the U.S. team in the 1987 Walker Cup, and turned professional in the same year. He has four wins on the PGA Tour, including the 1991 Kemper Open and Buick Classic, the 1998 Canadian Open, and the 2000 Invensys Classic, which marked the debut of the Titleist Pro V1 golf ball, used by Andrade in the victory. He has been featured in the top 50 of the Official World Golf Rankings.

Andrade is also an active contributor to charity. He and fellow PGA Tour professional Brad Faxon received the 1999 Charles Bartlett Award for their "unselfish contributions to society", and the American Heart Association's 2002 Gold Heart Award in recognition of their charity efforts. Also in 2002, Andrade and Faxon were named winners of the 2002 Ambassadors of Golf Award. Together, they run Billy Andrade/Brad Faxon Charities for Children, Inc., a non-profit organization that, as of 2005, has donated over $3 million to needy children in Rhode Island and southern Massachusetts. Since 1999, Andrade and Faxon have also served as hosts of the CVS Charity Classic, a golf tournament held at the Rhode Island Country Club each June, whose proceeds benefit the two players' charity.

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