Woods 6 back after one round

Woods 6 back after one round

SAN MARTIN, Calif., Oct. 6 (UPI) -- Rookie winner Brendan Steele shared the lead Thursday and Tiger Woods struggled in the opening round of the Frys.com Open.

Donald nears No. 1 ranking at Heritage

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C., April 22 (UPI) -- Luke Donald put himself in position to become the No. 1 ranked golfer in the world Friday by taking a one-shot lead midway through the Heritage Classic.

Willis leads Heritage Classic

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C., April 21 (UPI) -- Garrett Willis, whose lone PGA Tour victory came a decade ago, grabbed a one-shot lead Thursday after the opening round of the Heritage Classic.

Couch, Willis share lead on PGA Tour

TAMPA, Fla., March 18 (UPI) -- Chris Couch shot a 29 on the back nine Friday and moved into a share of the 36-hole lead at the Transitions Championship.

Westwood keeps share of St. Jude lead

MEMPHIS, June 11 (UPI) -- Lee Westwood birdied his last three holes Friday to maintain a share of the lead with Garrett Willis midway through the St. Jude Classic.

Willis leads on PGA Tour

PALM HARBOR, Fla., March 18 (UPI) -- Garrett Willis, playing on a sponsor's exemption, shot a 6-under 65 Thursday that gave him the lead after one round of the Transitions Championship.

Duke, Wi share lead at John Deere

SILVIS, Ill., July 10 (UPI) -- Ken Duke and Charlie Wi, both seeking their first PGA Tour victory, shared the lead Thursday after the opening round of the John Deere Classic at Silvis, Ill.

McNeill leads by five shots in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- George McNeill shot a 5-under 67 Saturday to take a five-shot lead after the third round of the PGA's Frys.com Open in Las Vegas.

Low scores common at PGA Tour event

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- Garrett Willis, D.J. Trahan and George McNeill shared the lead Friday after two rounds of the Frys.com Open at Las Vegas.

Joe Ogilvie takes lead in PGA Tour event

MILWAUKEE, July 20 (UPI) -- Joe Ogilvie fired a 7-under 63 Friday that boosted him into a two-shot lead midway through the U.S. Bank Championship at Milwaukee.

Maggert shares lead at PGA Tour event

MILWAUKEE, July 19 (UPI) -- Jeff Maggert and Brendan de Jonge shared the lead Thursday after the opening round of the U.S. Bank Championship at Milwaukee.

Garcia returns to PGA Tour

SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Spanish star Sergio Garcia makes his first visit to the Texas Open this week, having not played in the United States for a month.

DiMarco leads Buick Open

GRAND BLANC, Mich., Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Chris DiMarco fired an 8-under-par 64 Friday and had a two-stroke lead when second-round play was suspended due to darkness at the Buick Open.

Loren Roberts wins Texas Open

SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 29 (UPI) -- Loren Roberts earned the biggest paycheck of his 21-year career Sunday along with a chance to win an even bigger one.

Loren Roberts lead Texas Open

SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Loren Roberts birdied the final two holes Saturday to grab a one-stroke lead after three rounds of the Texas Open, where 15 players were within four shots of th
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Garrett Willis
SAP2002092806 - SAN ANTONIO, TX, Sept 27 (UPI) -- Garrett Willis watches his tee shot on the 18th hole during the third round of the Valero Texas Open Saturday, Sept. 29, 2002, in San Antonio, TX. Willis shot a 4 under par 66 to finish at 12 under par for the tournament, one shot behind the leader. jaf/jm/Joe Mitchell UPI

Garrett Michael Willis (born November 21, 1973) is an American professional golfer who plays on the PGA Tour and the Nationwide Tour.

Willis was born in Charlotte, North Carolina. He attended East Tennessee State University where he was member of the golf team, a first-team All-American his senior year. He won the Canadian Amateur Championship in 1995. He graduated and turned professional in 1996.

Willis began his career in professional golf playing on the Hooters Tour and in selected international events. He then moved up to the BUY.COM Tour (the precursor of the Nationwide Tour). Willis made his debut on the PGA Tour at the Touchstone Energy Tucson Open in 2001, and became the fourth Tour player to win in his first start as a member joining Marty Fleckman (1967), Ben Crenshaw (1973) and Robert Gamez (1990).

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