Cink shares lead at Wells Fargo

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 3 (UPI) -- Former British Open champ Stewart Cink took part in a burst of low scoring Thursday and shared the lead after one round of the Wells Fargo Championship.

Immelman takes lead at the Greenbrier

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va., July 28 (UPI) -- Trevor Immelman, seeking his first PGA Tour victory since winning the Masters three years ago, took the first-round lead Thursday at the Greenbrier Classic.

Mayfair medals at PGA Qualifying event

WINTER GARDEN, Fla., Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Billy Mayfair fired a 2-under 70 Monday, claiming the medalist honors at the PGA Tour Qualifying Tournament in Florida.

Mayfair leads by two at Quail Hollow

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 1 (UPI) -- Billy Mayfair posted a one-under 71 Saturday, finishing three rounds of the Quail Hollow Championship ahead by two strokes.

Woods misses the cut at Quail Hollow

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 30 (UPI) -- Veteran Billy Mayfair took the lead at the Quail Hollow Championship Friday, a feat overshadowed by Tiger Woods shooting a 79 and missing the cut.

Rookie leads Canadian Open

OAKVILLE, Ontario, July 25 (UPI) -- Rookie Chez Reavie had his second straight outstanding round Friday and owned a two-shot lead when play was suspended by darkness at the Canadian Open.

Pernice, Overton share lead at AT&T

BETHESDA, Md., July 4 (UPI) -- Tom Pernice shot the low round of the tournament so far Friday to grab a share of the lead after 36 holes at the AT&T National in Bethesda, Md.

Johnson Wagner claims first PGA trophy

HUMBLE, Texas, April 6 (UPI) -- Johnson Wagner won his first PGA Tour title Sunday, firing a 1-under-par 71 for a two-shot victory in the Houston Open.
Sean O'Hair captures 2nd PGA Tour title

Sean O'Hair captures 2nd PGA Tour title

PALM HARBOR, Fla., March 9 (UPI) -- Sean O'Hair shot a 2-under-par 69 to come from four shots back and win the PODS Championship at Palm Harbor, Fla., Sunday -- his second PGA Tour victory.

Cink leads suspended PODS Championship

PALM HARBOR, Fla., March 8 (UPI) -- Stewart Cink turned in a 2-under 69 for a tentative lead Saturday at the PGA's darkness-suspended PODS Championship.

Mickelson roars to the front at Riviera

PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif., Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Phil Mickelson birdied half the holes on the course Friday and vaulted into a four-shot lead at the halfway point of the Northern Trust Open in California.

Mike Weir wins the PGA event at Scottsdale

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Mike Weir Sunday shot 2-under-par 68 to win the PGA Tour's Fry's Electronics Open at Scottsdale, Ariz.

Sweden's Pettersson leads PGA in Arizona

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Carl Pettersson of Sweden shot a 6-under 64 Saturday to take a one-stroke lead after three rounds of the PGA Fry's Electronics Open at Scottsdale, Ariz.

Snedeker wins the Wyndham Championship

GREENSBORO, N.C., Aug. 19 (UPI) -- Brandt Snedeker Sunday closed with a 9-under-par 63 to capture the PGA’s Wyndham Championship at Greensboro, N.C., by two shots.

Overton leads by 3 at Wyndham Championship

GREENSBORO, N.C., Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Jeff Overton posted a 6-under 66 Saturday to move into a three-shot lead after three rounds of the PGA Wyndham Championship at Greensboro, N.C.
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Billy Mayfair
Billy Mayfair of Scottsdale, Arizona tees off during the second round of the FBR Open at the TPC of Scottsdale in Scottsdale, Arizona on February 2, 2007. Mayfair is tied for second place at ten under par 132.(UPI Photo/Art Foxall)

William Fred Mayfair (born August 6, 1966) is an American professional golfer who plays on the PGA Tour .

Mayfair was born in Phoenix, Arizona. Before his fifteenth birthday, he had won a number of junior golf tournaments. In 1981, he was on the cover of Boys' Life magazine as "golf's junior hotshot". He attended Arizona State University and was a member of the golf team. He won the 1986 U.S. Amateur Public Links and the 1987 U.S. Amateur Championship, defeating University of Tennessee graduate Eric Rebmann 4&3. He won the 1987 Haskins Award for the nation's top collegiate golfer.

Mayfair turned professional in 1988 and has won five events on the PGA Tour, including the 1995 Tour Championship. He has featured in the top 50 of the Official World Golf Rankings. He holds the distinction of being the only player to ever beat Tiger Woods in a playoff on the PGA Tour (1998 Nissan Open).

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