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Els joins Fowler, Day, Dubuisson in WGC Match Play semifinals

MARANA, Ariz., Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Eighth-seeded Ernie Els breezed past Jordan Spieth Saturday, joining Jason Day, Victor Dubuisson and Rickie Fowler in the WGC-Accenture Match Play semifinals.

Jordan Spieth downs defending champ Matt Kuchar in WGC Match Play

MARANA, Ariz., Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Jordan Spieth beat defending champion Matt Kuchar in a tough battle Friday, highlighting third-round play at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship.

Defending champ Matt Kuchar advances in WGC Match Play

MARANA, Ariz., Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Defending champ Matt Kuchar advanced but Henrik Stenson, Justin Rose and Rory McIlroy were bounced from the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship Thursday.

Matt Kuchar, Henrik Stenson head list of WGC match play winners

MARANA, Ariz., Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Defending champ Matt Kuchar and top seeds Henrik Stenson, Justin Rose and Rory McIlroy each advanced Wednesday at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, Nov. 1, 2013.
By United Press International
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.
Garcia, Leishman tied for Masters lead

Garcia, Leishman tied for Masters lead

AUGUSTA, Ga., April 11 (UPI) -- Sergio Garcia, having grown into a sometimes disgruntled veteran still looking for a major title, shared the lead Thursday after one round of the Masters.

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28 fans injured in fiery Daytona crash ... Mahan, Poulter, Day, Kuchar advance ... Nishikori, Lopez gain Memphis final ... Top-seed Berdych reaches Open 13 finals ... Sports news from United Press International.

Mahan, Poulter, Day, Kuchar advance

MARANA, Ariz., Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Hunter Mahan joined Ian Poulter, Matt Kuchar and Jason Day in the semifinals of the World Golf Championship-Accenture Match Play Championship Saturday.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012.
By United Press International

Lehman leads on Champions Tour

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, May 4 (UPI) -- Tom Lehman fired a 7-under 65 Friday despite suffering a bogey on the final hole, and seized a one-shot advantage after one round of the Insperity Championship.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011.
By United Press International
Zoeller, Crenshaw win Champions Skins Game

Zoeller, Crenshaw win Champions Skins Game

KAANAPALI, Hawaii, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- Fuzzy Zoeller and Ben Crenshaw won the Champions Skins Game in Hawaii Sunday, racking up 13 skins to earn $530,000.

Fred Funk out front at Senior Open

COLORADO SPRINGS, July 31 (UPI) -- Fred Funk birdied three of the first four holes Thursday en route to a 5-under 65 that gave him the lead after the opening round of the U.S. Senior Open.
Couples, Norman lead Presidents Cup teams

Couples, Norman lead Presidents Cup teams

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Fred Couples will lead the U.S. team and Greg Norman will captain the international team for the 2009 Presidents Cup golf event.
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Gary Player DMS; OIG (born 1 November 1935) is a South African professional golfer. With his nine major championship victories as well as his nine major victories on the Champions Tour, he is widely regarded as one of the greatest players in the history of golf. He was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1974. Player has won 165 tournaments on six continents over six decades.

Player was born in Johannesburg, South Africa. He has logged more than 15 million miles in travel, probably more than any other athlete. Dubbed the Black Knight , Mr. Fitness, and the International Ambassador of Golf, Player is a renowned golf course architect with more than 300 design projects throughout the world.

His business interests are represented by Black Knight International, which includes Gary Player Design, Player Real Estate, and Black Knight Enterprises, aspects of which include licensing, events, publishing, wine, apparel and memorabilia.

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