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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014.
By United Press International

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 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.

U.S. heavy favorite in Presidents Cup

DUBLIN, Ohio, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- The 10th Presidents Cup gets under way Thursday with the United States a heavy favorite to defeat a team of international stars led by Adam Scott.
Tiger Woods voted PGA Player of the Year

Tiger Woods voted PGA Player of the Year

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla., Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Tiger Woods was selected the PGA Player of the Year for an 11th time Friday and Jordan Spieth claimed the tour's Rookie of the Year award.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, Aug. 12, 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.
Woods stretches lead for No. 1 in world golf ranking

Woods stretches lead for No. 1 in world golf ranking

VIRGINIA WATER, England, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- Tiger Woods has solidified his lead atop the world men's golf rankings heading into the final major tournament on the 2013 PGA calendar.

Woods shoots 61 to dominate Bridgestone Invitational

AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- Tiger Woods made a run at PGA Tour history Friday before equaling his career low round with a 61 that put him in control at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational.

Woods seeks to end major drought at British Open

GULLANE, Scotland, July 17 (UPI) -- The world's oldest golf tournament opens Thursday on the firm, fast fairways of Muirfield with Tiger Woods hoping to end a drought in major events.
U.S. Open facing bad weather for opening round

U.S. Open facing bad weather for opening round

ARDMORE, Pa., June 12 (UPI) -- The oldest professional golf tournament in the nation returns to one of the sport's treasured sites Thursday for the playing of the 113th U.S. Open.

Sluman leads by one at Regions Tradition

SHOAL CREEK, Ala., June 6 (UPI) -- Jeff Sluman shot a 7-under 65 Thursday that put him one shot in front after one round of the Regions Tradition, the year's second major on the Champions Tour.
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.
Woods in spotlight on Masters eve

Woods in spotlight on Masters eve

AUGUSTA, Ga., April 10 (UPI) -- Golf's first major event of the year begins Thursday with the center of attention being a player who has gone five years without winning a premier event.

Longtime UPI editor Jack Wilkinson dies

ATLANTA, April 6 (UPI) -- Jack E. Wilkinson, writer, editor and teacher of young journalists in a lengthy career with United Press International, died this week in Atlanta. He was 84.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, Jan. 21, 2013
By United Press International
Rory McIlroy, No. 1 player in the world, leads the year in golf

Rory McIlroy, No. 1 player in the world, leads the year in golf

Rory McIlroy ended the year with a flourish, marking a second half of the year that left him the undoubted No. 1-ranked player in the world.
JOHN HENDEL, United Press International

Fore! And American Exceptionalism

WASHINGTON, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- When someone pronounces American exceptionalism, please yell "fore!"
HARLAN ULLMAN, UPI Outside View Commentator
Romney: Don't expect 'huge cut in taxes'

Romney: Don't expect 'huge cut in taxes'

CLEVELAND, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney cautioned voters in Ohio not to expect "a huge cut in taxes" and promised to revive manufacturing if he is elected.

Romney schedule for Sept. 26

BOSTON, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney resumes his "Romney Plan for a Stronger Middle America" bus tour in Ohio Wednesday, his campaign said.

McIlroy breezes to record PGA victory

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C., Aug. 12 (UPI) -- Rory McIlroy fired a 6-under 66 Sunday, setting a record for the biggest margin of victory at the PGA Championship with an 8-stroke triumph.

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012.
By United Press International

British Open begins Thursday

LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England, July 18 (UPI) -- The oldest golf tournament in the world begins Thursday with a series of streaks in progress at the sport's major championships.

Chapman rallies for U.S. Senior Open win

ORION, Mich., July 15 (UPI) -- Roger Chapman charged from four shots back Sunday, firing a 4-under-par 66 to claim his second major championship of the season at the U.S. Senior Open.

Kite leads U.S. Senior Open

ORION, Mich., July 12 (UPI) -- Tom Kite, 20 years after his victory at the U.S. Open, took a one-shot lead Thursday after the opening round of the U.S. Senior Open.
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