Rookie David Lingmerth leads suspended Players Championship

PONTE VERDE BEACH, Fla., May 11 (UPI) -- Rookie David Lingmerth used a late eagle to forge into the lead Saturday before the third round of the Players Championship was halted by darkness.

Garcia leads Tiger by one at Players

PONTE VERDE BEACH, Fla., May 10 (UPI) -- Sergio Garcia grabbed the lead with five straight birdies Friday and finished the round a shot in front of Tiger Woods midway through The Players Championship.

Unlikely leader at Players Championship

PONTE VERDE BEACH, Fla., May 9 (UPI) -- Roberto Castro became the surprise leader in record-equaling fashion Thursday and Tiger Woods joined Rory McIlroy near the top at The Players Championship.

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Tiger Woods holds 6-shot Torrey Pines lead

LA JOLLA, Calif., Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Tigers Woods held a six-shot lead at 17-under par Sunday when fourth-round play was suspended by darkness at the Farmers Insurance Open.

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Woods takes lead at Torrey Pines

Woods takes lead at Torrey Pines

LA JOLLA, Calif., Jan. 25 (UPI) -- Tiger Woods resumed his assault on the No. 1 ranking in the world Friday by grabbing a two-shot lead at the midway point of the Farmers Insurance Open.

Goydos gets Travelers lead with birdie run

CROMWELL, Conn., June 27 (UPI) -- Paul Goydos birdied six of eight holes at the start the back nine Saturday and shot a 7-under 63 to take the third-round lead of the Travelers Championship.

Turnesa keeps Viking Classic lead

MADISON, Miss., Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Marc Turnesa maintained a one-shot lead midway through the Viking Classic Friday by firing a 4-under 68.

Masters begins Thursday at Augusta

AUGUSTA, Ga., April 7 (UPI) -- The world's top golfers tee off in the Masters Thursday with Tiger Woods, as usual, leading the field.

Flanagan wins U.S. Amateur title

OAKMONT, Pa., Aug. 24 (UPI) -- Nick Flanagan squandered a four-hole lead Sunday but defeated Casey Wittenberg on the first extra hole to win the men's U.S. Amateur Championship.

Youngsters prevail at U.S. Amateur

OAKMONT, Pa., Aug. 22 (UPI) -- The quests of veterans George Zahringer and Jerry Courville to win the U.S. Amateur ended Friday as four players youngsters advanced to the semifinals.

Veterans prevail at U.S. Amateur

OAKMONT, Pa., Aug. 21 (UPI) -- George Zahringer and Jerry Courville won twice for the veterans Thursday, advancing to the quarterfinals of the U.S. Amateur Championship.

Casey Wittenberg (born November 30, 1984) is an American professional golfer who had an extraordinarily successful amateur career.

Wittenberg was born in Memphis, Tennessee. He played collegiately at Oklahoma State University. He lost to Nick Flanagan in the finals of the 2003 U.S. Amateur.

In 2004, he finished 13th at the Masters Tournament, the lowest amateur finish in 41 years. He was the only player in the field to improve his score each round. Additionally, he registered the lowest Sunday back 9 score (31) of any amateur in Masters history.

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