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Dustin Johnson has lead as Northern Trust Open suspended by darkness

PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif., Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Dustin Johnson carded a 5-under 66-par Thursday and held the lead of the Northern Trust Open when first-round play was suspended due to darkness.

Scott Stallings' final-hole birdie nets Torrey Pines victory

LA JOLLA, Calif., Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Scott Stallings emerged from a crowded field with a birdie on the final hole Sunday, claiming the Farmers Insurance Open with a 4-under 68.

Patrick Reed extends Human Challenge lead to seven strokes

LA QUINTA, Calif., Jan. 18 (UPI) -- Patrick Reed fired a third straight 9-under-par 63 Saturday, extending his lead to seven strokes after three rounds of the Humana Challenge.

Reed goes low again, leads Humana Challenge

LA QUINTA, Calif., Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Patrick Reed shot his second consecutive 9-under-par 63 Friday to threaten an all-time PGA Tour record and establish a two-shot lead at the Humana Challenge.

Reed leads after one round of Humana Challenge

LA QUINTA, Calif., Jan. 16 (UPI) -- Patrick Reed, seeking his second PGA Tour victory, emerged from a day of low scoring in the California desert Thursday with the lead at the Humana Challenge.

Webb Simpson completes dominating Shriners Hospitals win

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Webb Simpson completed a dominating tournament Sunday, logging a 5-under 66 to wrap up a six-stroke victory at the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.
Dufner leads PGA Championship after 63

Dufner leads PGA Championship after 63

PITTSFORD, N.Y., Aug. 9 (UPI) -- Jason Dufner, despite narrowly missing his chance at golf history Friday, vaulted into a 2-shot lead at the midway point of the PGA Championship.

Brandt Snedeker grabs Canadian Open lead after Hunter Mahan withdraws

OAKVILLE, Ontario, July 27 (UPI) -- Brandt Snedeker took advantage of second-round leader Hunter Mahan's withdrawal Saturday, carding a 9-under-par 63 for a one-stroke lead at the Canadian Open.

Bubba Watson, Charley Hoffman, Graham DeLaet co-lead Travelers

CROMWELL, Conn., June 22 (UPI) -- Bubba Watson's late bogey dropped him into a three-way tie with Charley Hoffman and Graham DeLaet Saturday after three rounds of the Travelers Championship.

Bubba Watson takes lead at Travelers

CROMWELL, Conn., June 21 (UPI) -- Bubba Watson, seeking his first victory since winning the Masters 14 months ago, jumped into the lead Friday midway through the Travelers Championship.

Hoffman leads at Travelers Championship

CROMWELL, Conn., June 20 (UPI) -- Charley Hoffman needed just 28 shots to play the back nine Thursday and shot a 9-under 61 that gave him the lead after one round of the Travelers Championship.
Mickelson, Horschel share U.S. Open lead

Mickelson, Horschel share U.S. Open lead

ARDMORE, Pa., June 14 (UPI) -- Phil Mickelson holed a 20-foot birdie putt on the final green Friday to share the lead with Billy Horschel in the suspended second round of the U.S. Open.

Graeme McDowell edges Webb Simpson in RBC Heritage playoff

HILTON HEAD, S.C., April 21 (UPI) -- Graeme McDowell blew a late lead but rebounded with a one-hole playoff win over Webb Simpson Sunday at the windswept RBC Heritage.

Charley Hoffman grabs 2-stroke lead after three rounds of The Heritage

HILTON HEAD, S.C., April 20 (UPI) -- Charley Hoffman grabbed a two-stroke lead after 54 holes of the RBC Heritage Saturday thanks to a sparkling round of 5-under-par 66.

Rookie shares lead on PGA Tour

HILTON HEAD, S.C., April 19 (UPI) -- Steve LeBrun, a rookie on the PGA Tour at age 35, grabbed a share of the lead Friday in the second round of the RBC Heritage.
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Actor George Lopez (right) olds up the hand of Charley Hoffman of Las Vegas, Nevada (left) after Hoffman won the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic at The Classic Club in Thousand Palms, California on January 21, 2007. (UPI Photo/Art Foxall)
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Charley Lindley Hoffman (born December 27, 1976) is an American professional golfer who plays on the PGA Tour.

Hoffman was born in San Diego, California. He won the California State High School Championship in 1994 and 1995, becoming the first two time winner. He qualified three times for the Buick Invitational as an amateur. In college, Hoffman was a member of the 1998 NCAA Championship team at University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He was an honorable mention All-American in the same year. While at UNLV, his team-mates included Chris Riley, Chad Campbell, Bill Lunde and Adam Scott. He graduated in 2000 with a degree in Communications and turned pro that same year.

Hoffman struggled in his first year on the Nationwide Tour in 2000, only making four of 19 cuts. He had a better year in 2001, making 12 of 23 cuts including a top-10 finish. He only played in three events on tour in 2002, making one cut. He also played in three events on the European Tour where he finished tied for 5th at the Madeira Island Open and tied for 12th at the Qatar Masters. Hoffman did not play on tour in 2003 but returned in 2004 and won his first professional event at the Permian Basin Charity Golf Classic. In 2004 Hoffman made 13 of 15 cuts and recorded two top-10 finishes and 10 top-25 finishes. 2005 was Hoffman's breakthrough year on tour, making 18 of 26 cuts while recording a runner up finish, 8 top-10s and 12 top-25s. He earned $212,322 on the year and finished 19th on the money list, earning him his PGA Tour card for 2006. Hoffman also won the 2005 Straight Down Fall Classic with Ed Cuff, Jr.

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