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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014
By United Press International

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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.
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Jack Nicklaus
U.S. Team captain Jack Nicklaus poses with the The Presidents Cup after the U.S. Team defeated the International Team 19.5 to 14.5 at The Royal Montreal Golf Club in Montreal on September 30, 2007. (UPI Photo/Kevin Dietsch)
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Jack William Nicklaus (born January 21, 1940), also known as "The Golden Bear", is an American professional golfer. He won 18 career major championships on the PGA Tour over a span of 24 years and is widely regarded as one of the greatest professional golfers of all time.

After winning two U.S. Amateurs in 1959 and 1961, and challenging for the 1960 U.S. Open, Nicklaus turned professional toward the end of 1961. The 1962 U.S. Open was both Nicklaus' first major championship victory and his first professional win. This win over Arnold Palmer began the on-course rivalry between the two. In 1966, Nicklaus won the Masters Tournament for the second year in a row, becoming the first golfer to achieve this, and also won The Open Championship, completing his career slam of major championships; at 26, he became the youngest to do so at the time. After failing to win a major in 1968 and 1969, Nicklaus won another Open Championship in 1970.

Between 1971 and 1980, he would win a further nine major championships, overtake Bobby Jones' record of 13 majors, and become the first player to complete double and triple career slams of golf's four professional major championships. At the age of 46, Nicklaus claimed his 18th and final major championship at the 1986 Masters Tournament, becoming that championship's oldest winner. Nicklaus joined the Senior PGA Tour (now known as the Champions Tour) in January 1990, when he became eligible, and by April 1996 had won 10 of the tour's tournaments, including eight of that tour's major championships, despite playing a very limited schedule. He continued to play at least some of the four regular Tour majors until 2005, when he made his final appearances at The Open Championship and the Masters Tournament.

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