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Player rankles feathers in pro golf

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland, July 19 (UPI) -- Former pro golfer Gary Player has angered people by saying he knows some of today's players who have used performance-enhancing drugs.

Tom Watson leads U.S. Senior Open

KOHLER, Wis., July 6 (UPI) -- Tom Watson rode a hot putter Friday to take a three-shot lead after two rounds of the U.S. Senior Open at Kohler, Wis.

Denis Watson wins the Senior PGA event

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C., May 27 (UPI) -- Denis Watson Sunday rallied to beat Eduardo Romero and win the Champions Tour's Senior PGA Championship at Kiawah Island, S.C. by two shots.

Match Play field finalized

TUCSON, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- The field was set Friday for next week's World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play Championship at Tucson.

Furyk takes the Nedbank Challenge lead

PRETORIA, South Africa, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- Defending champion Jim Furyk has taken the lead at the rain-plagued second round of the Nedbank Challenge in Sun City, South Africa.

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2006.
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Doyle captures the U.S. Senior Open

HUTCHINSON, Kan., July 9 (UPI) -- Allen Doyle was a repeat winner Sunday at the U.S. Senior Open in Hutchinson, Kan.

Tiger Woods loses in Match Play

CARLSBAD, Calif., Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Tiger Woods, the top seed in the Bobby Jones bracket, was beaten by No. 5 Chad Campbell Friday in the third round of the Accenture Match Play Championships.

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, Nov. 1, the 305th day of 2005 with 60 to follow.
By United Press International

Campbell tops McGinley in Match Play

SURREY, England, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Michael Campbell of New Zealand held off Irishman Paul McGinley, 2 & 1, Sunday to win the HSBC World Match Play Championship.

Nicklaus picks Presidents Cup team

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla., Aug. 15 (UPI) -- U.S. Presidents Cup captain Jack Nicklaus selected Justin Leonard and Fred Couples Monday to round out his 12-player squad this year.

Goosen wins South Africa event by 6 shots

SUN CITY, South Africa, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- Retief Goosen won the Nedbank Challenge in South Africa by six shots Sunday with a 7-under-par 281.

Appleby takes lead in South Africa event

SUN CITY, South Africa, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Stuart Appleby's 69 Friday gave him a one-shot lead after two rounds of the Nedbank Golf Challenge in South Africa.

U.S. wins UBS Cup for the third time

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C., Nov. 21 (UPI) -- The United States got 7 1/2 points in Sunday's singles matches to win the UBS Cup with a 14-10 victory over the Rest of the World Team.

United States in lead at UBS Cup

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C., Nov. 20 (UPI) -- The United States won four points in Saturday's fourball format Saturday for a 6 1/2 - 5 1/2 lead over the Rest of the World after day two of the UBS Cup.

Kite's miss leaves Americans trailing

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C., Nov. 19 (UPI) -- A missed five-foot putt on the 18th hole by Tom Kite Friday allowed the Rest of the World squad to take a one-point lead after one day of the UBS Cup.

The Almanac

Today is Monday, Nov. 1, the 306th day of 2004 with 60 to follow.
By United Press International

Kite, Funk added to U.S. UBS Cup team

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C., Oct. 26 (UPI) -- Tom Kite and Fred Funk were added Tuesday to the U.S. team to compete in the UBS Cup golf matches next month.

Els wins sixth match play title

SURREY, England, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- Ernie Els celebrated his 35th birthday with a birdie on the 35th hole Sunday, giving him his sixth title at the World Match Play Championship.

Immelman wins European Tour SAA Open

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- Trevor Immelman made it back-to-back wins in the SAA Open Sunday when he shot 5-under-par 67 and coasted to a three-shot victory.

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, Nov. 1, the 305th day of 2003 with 60 to follow.
By United Press International

Els beats Bjorn to win World Match Play

LONDON, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- South African Ernie Els posted a 4 and 3 victory over Denmark's Thomas Bjorn on Sunday to win a record-tying fifth World Match Play Championship.

Haas and Funk chosen for President's Cup

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Jay Haas and Fred Funk were chosen on Monday to round out 12-man team that will compete for the United States Presidents Cup team in November.

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