Sixth fatality reported in Santa Monica, Calif., rampage

SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 9 (UPI) -- The daughter of a man killed in a shooting spree in Santa Monica, Calif., died Sunday of wounds received in the rampage, officials said.

Jeff Overton leads Turning Stone event

VERONA, N.Y., Oct. 2 (UPI) -- Jeff Overton fired a 5-under 67 in chilly conditions Thursday to take a one-shot lead after the opening round of the Turning Stone Resort Championship.

Baby dies sleeping with parents

TORRANCE, Calif., Aug. 10 (UPI) -- A newborn baby has died of apparent suffocation at a Torrance, Calif., hospital after sleeping in bed with his parents.

Tiger Woods repeats at Doral

MIAMI, March 5 (UPI) -- Despite bogeys on his last two holes Sunday, Tiger Woods won the Ford Championship at Doral in Miami by one stroke over David Toms and Camilo Villegas.

Mark Wilson on top in Tucson

TUCSON, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Mark Wilson shot 8-under-par 64 on Thursday to take the opening-round lead at the Chrysler Classic of Tucson, Ariz.

Gore wins 84 Lumber for first PGA title

FARMINGTON, Pa., Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Jason Gore shot a 2-under 70 in his final round Sunday for a one-stroke victory over Carlos Franco in the 84 Lumber Classic for his first PGA title.

Gore leads PGA 84 Lumber Classic

FARMINGTON, Pa., Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Jason Gore birdied all the par-5s Saturday while posting a 5-under 67, to take a two-shot lead heading into the final round at the PGA 84 Lumber Classic.

Calcavecchia stil leads at Vancouver

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Mark Calcavecchia shot only 2-over 72 Saturday but holds a one-shot lead after three rounds of the Canadian Open.

Calcavecchia leads at Vancouver

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Mark Calcavecchia, who took control on Friday, is the leader after 36 holes at the Canadian Open at Vancouver.

Tiger Woods leads at Boston

NORTON, Mass., Sept. 2 (UPI) -- World No. 1 Tiger Woods shot 6-under-par 65 Friday to take the first-round lead of the Deutsche Bank Championship at the TPC of Boston.

Lewis leads by three at John Deere Classic

SILVIS, Ill., July 9 (UPI) -- J.L. Lewis shot a 2-under 69 Saturday to widen his lead to three strokes after the third round of the John Deere Classic with a 15-under 198.

Singh has one-shot win at Buick Open

GRAND BLANC, Mich., Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Vijay Singh held off John Daly Sunday to win the Buick Open by a single shot.

Vijay Singh leads at Buick Open

GRAND BLANC, Mich., July 31 (UPI) -- Vijay Singh shot a seven-under 65 Saturday to take the 54-hole lead of the Buick Open.

Furyk shares Buick Open lead

GRAND BLANC, Mich., July 30 (UPI) -- Defending champion Jim Furyk jumped into a share of the lead at the Buick Open Friday while Tiger Woods was just two shots behind.

Franco wins U.S. Bank Championship

MILWAUKEE, July 25 (UPI) -- Carlos Franco shot a three-under 67 Sunday to win the U.S. Bank Championship.
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Carlos Franco
DUL2001081654 - 16 AUGUST 2001 - DULUTH, GEORGIA, USA: Carlos Franco, of Paraguay, hits his second shot out of the woods on the 14th hole during the first round of the 83rd PGA Championship at Atlanta Atheletic Club August 16, 2001, in Duluth, Georgia. Franco shot a 3-under-par 67. cc/fp/Frank Polich UPI

Carlos Daniel Franco (born 24 May 1965) is a Paraguayan professional golfer. He is the brother of golfer Angel Franco.

Franco was born in AsunciĆ³n, Paraguay. He comes from a poor background and grew up in a one-room, dirt-floor home. His father was a greenkeeper and caddy, and he has five brothers, all of whom became golf professionals. Carlos turned professional in 1986 and has played in many parts of the world. He has won more than twenty tournaments in Latin America, and from 1994 to 1999 he won five times on the Japan Golf Tour. He also claimed the 1994 Philippine Open title on the Asian Tour. Since 1999, he has played on the U.S. based PGA Tour. He was the first rookie to surpass $1 million in earnings in a season and won the PGA Tour Rookie of the Year title. He has won four times on the PGA Tour. He has featured in the top 20 of the Official World Golf Rankings.

DNP = Did not play CUT = missed the half-way cut WD = Withdrew "T" = tied Green background for wins. Yellow background for top-10.

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