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Ryan Palmer wins Funai with closing 62

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Oct. 24 (UPI) -- Ryan Palmer posted a 10-under 62 Sunday for a 22-under 266 and a three-stroke victory at the Funai Classic for his first PGA Tour title.

Lehman, Baird share lead at Funai Classic

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Oct. 23 (UPI) -- Tom Lehman and Briny Baird shared the lead Saturday after three rounds of the PGA Funai Classoc.

Briny Baird leads at Disney World

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Briny Baird took a one-shot lead at the midway point of the FUNAI Classic Friday as he makes a bid for the first win of his PGA Tour career.

Lewis leads, Singh in the hunt

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Oct. 21 (UPI) -- J.L. Lewis shot a 10-under 62 to take a two-shot lead after one round of the FUNAI Classic.

Leonard, Singh share PGA halfway lead

KOHLER, Wis., Aug. 13 (UPI) -- Vijay Singh carded a four-under 68 and Justin Leonard had three-under 69 Friday to share the lead midway through the 86th PGA Championship.

Clarke leads PGA after one round

KOHLER, Wis., Aug. 12 (UPI) -- Darren Clarke's 7-under-par 65 Thursday gave him a slim lead in the PGA Championship at Whistling Straits in Wisconsin.

Woods survives scare in match play

CARLSBAD, Calif., Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Tiger Woods birdied the final hole Wednesday to fight off an upset bid by John Rollins on the opening day of the WGC Match Play Championship.

Woods defends title in World Match Play

CARLSBAD, Calif., Feb. 24 (UPI) -- World No. 1 Tiger Woods opens defense of his World Match Play Championship title against 69th-ranked John Rollins Wednesday at LaCosta in California.

Weir running away at Nissan Open

PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif., Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Defending champion Mike Weir opened a five-shot lead over Shigeki Maruyama on Saturday at the $4.8 million Nissan Open, firing a 5-under-par 66.

Defending champ Weir leads at Nissan

PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif., Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Defending champion Mike Weir moved into the lead Friday at the Nissan Open after firing a 7-under-par 64.

Howell, Perry lead Tour Championship

HOUSTON, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- Charles Howell and Kenny Perry put Tiger Woods and Vijay Singh in the background Thursday by sharing the first-round lead at the Tour Championship.

Goosen holds off Singh for victory

PALM HARBOR, Fla., Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Retief Goosen held off Vijay Singh Sunday to win the Chrysler Championship and keep Tiger Woods alive in a bid for his fifth straight money title.

Goosen extends lead

PALM HARBOR, Fla., Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Retief Goosen kept his lead Saturday at the Chrysler Championship but must hold off Vijay Singh if he's to make it to Hawaii next season.

Goosen extends lead at Chrysler

PALM HARBOR, Fla., Nov. 1 (UPI) -- Retief Goosen kept his lead Saturday at the Chrysler Championship but must hold off Vijay Singh, hottest golfer in the world.

Howell has one-shot lead at Canadian Open

HAMILTON, Ontario, Sept. 5 (UPI) -- Charles Howell III had a 2-under-par 68 Friday and saw his score stand up to give him the lead at the midway point of the $4.2 million Bell Canadian Open.
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Michael Jancey "Briny" Baird (born May 11, 1972) is an American professional golfer who has played on the PGA Tour and Nationwide Tour.

Baird was born in Miami Beach, Florida. He played varsity golf in the 7th grade at Miami Country Day. He originally attended Georgia Tech before transferring to Valdosta State University where he won the NCAA Division II individual golf championship in 1994 and 1995. He turned professional in 1995.

Baird won the 2000 Monterrey Open on the Buy.com Tour (now the Nationwide Tour). He currently plays on the PGA Tour, but a poor 2005 season saw him lose his card. His highest placing to date on the end of year tour money list was 27th in 2003. In 2008, he finished 27th in FedEx Cup, automatically qualifying him for the 2009 PGA Tour season. Although he has never won a PGA Tour event, he has finished second on four separate occasions, most recently at the 2009 Verizon Heritage.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Briny Baird."
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