Americans lead Presidents Cup by 4 points

MELBOURNE, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Jim Furyk and Hunter Mahan each won two points Saturday in helping the United States take a four-point lead going into the final day of the Presidents Cup.

Americans keep Presidents Cup lead

MELBOURNE, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- The teams of Bubba Watson-Webb Simpson and Phil Mickelson-Jim Furyk stayed hot Friday and kept the United States out front in the Presidents Cup.

Americans take lead in Presidents Cup

MELBOURNE, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- Phil Mickelson and Jim Furyk led the United States to a two-point lead Thursday while Tiger Woods suffered an embarrassing loss at the Presidents Cup.
Bradley leads WGC in Shanghai

Bradley leads WGC in Shanghai

SHANGHAI, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- PGA Tour rookie Keegan Bradley, who had an 18th-hole eagle Thursday, owns a two-stroke lead after the first round of the WGC-HSBC Champions event in Shanghai.

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Haas, Woods get President's Cup roles

Haas, Woods get President's Cup roles

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla., Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Bill Haas will join Tiger Woods as captain's picks for the United States' Presidents Cup team, U.S. captain Fred Couples announced Tuesday.

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Rose, Wilson tied at BMW Championship

LEMONT, Ill., Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Justin Rose bogeyed the final hole Friday but still held a share of the BMW Championship lead with Mark Wilson.

Toms takes Colonial in 1st win since 2006

FORT WORTH, Texas, May 22 (UPI) -- David Toms posted his first PGA Tour win in more than five years Sunday, carding a 3-under-par 67 to take the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial.

Wi passes Toms for Colonial lead

FORT WORTH, Texas, May 21 (UPI) -- Charlie Wi charged from behind to bypass David Toms Saturday, carding a 4-under-par 66 for a one-shot lead after three rounds of the Crowne Plaza Invitational.

Toms equals PGA scoring record at Colonial

FORT WORTH, Texas, May 20 (UPI) -- David Toms equaled the lowest opening 36-hole score in PGA Tour history Friday and opened a massive seven-shot lead midway through the Colonial Invitation.

Toms shares lead at Colonial

FORT WORTH, Texas, May 19 (UPI) -- David Toms shook off the disappointment of last week to grab a share of the lead Thursday after one round of the Colonial Invitational.
Luke Donald moves to No. 2 in rankings

Luke Donald moves to No. 2 in rankings

VIRGINIA WATER, England, May 16 (UPI) -- Luke Donald's strong finish at The Players Championship allowed him to take over the No. 2 spot in the men's world golf rankings.

Choi edges Toms in Players playoff

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla., May 15 (UPI) -- K.J. Choi parred the first playoff hole after David Toms missed a short par putt, sending him to a victory in The Players Championship.

McDowell, Watney lead rain-delayed Players

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla., May 14 (UPI) -- Graeme McDowell and Nick Watney were knotted atop the leaderboard at 11-under-par Saturday when third-round play of The Players Championship was suspended.
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David Toms
DEN99082201 - 22 AUGUST 1999 - CASTLE ROCK, COLORADO, USA: David Toms celebrates after winning the 1999 PGA Sprint International golf tournament at Castle Pines golf course near Denver on Sunday, August 22, 1999. Toms finished with a +47. rr/Ryan Rayburn UPI

David Wayne Toms (born January 4, 1967) is an American professional golfer who plays on the PGA Tour. He has won a total of thirteen events on the PGA Tour including the 2001 PGA Championship. He has spent a considerable amount of time in the top 10 of the Official World Golf Rankings (over 175 weeks between 2001 and 2006) and ranked as high as fifth in 2002 and 2003.

Toms was born in Monroe in northeastern Louisiana. He is the son of Thomas E. "Buster" Toms of Minden in northwestern Louisiana. He won the 15-17 Boys' event at the 1984 Junior World Golf Championships. Toms also played little league baseball with future Major League Baseball players Albert Belle and Ben McDonald. After graduating from Airline High School in Bossier City, Louisiana, he attended Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, where he was a member of the golf team.

In 1991, Toms finished T23 at the PGA Tour qualifying school to earn his first full tour card for the 1992 season. Toms made his first three cuts on tour including a third place finish at the Northern Telecom Open, although this was the only top-10 he would make all season. The following season was also a struggle for Toms making just 12 of 32 cuts for the season, of which three were top-10 finishes. In 1994, Toms' lack of success continued on the PGA Tour and he lost his playing rights for the 1995 season.

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