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.

Henry shoots 60 to lead in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- J.J. Henry turned in the lowest round of his career Thursday, an 11-under 60 that put him a shot in front at the Shriners Hospital for Childrens Open.

Teater leads after one round of Reno-Tahoe Open

RENO, Nev., Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Josh Teater piled up 15 points under the PGA Tour's once-a-year scoring system to take the lead Thursday after one round of the Reno-Tahoe Open.

Haas, Driscoll, Castro, Romero share 3rd-round AT&T National lead

BETHESDA, Md., June 29 (UPI) -- Bill Haas, James Driscoll and Andres Romero caught up with Roberto Castro Saturday to share the lead after 54 holes of the AT&T National at minus-7.
Donald, Mickelson in British Open group

Donald, Mickelson in British Open group

LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England, July 16 (UPI) -- World No. 1 Luke Donald, looking for a first major tournament title, was grouped with Phil Mickelson and Geoff Ogilvy for the first rounds of the British Open.

Davis, Thatcher knotted for Travelers lead

CROMWELL, Conn., June 23 (UPI) -- Brian Davis and Roland Thatcher shared the lead at 12-under-par 198 Saturday following three rounds of the Travelers Championship.

Oosthuizen's second 66 nets Houston lead

HUMBLE, Texas, March 31 (UPI) -- Louis Oosthuizen fired a second straight 6-under-par 66 Saturday, establishing a two-stroke advantage after three rounds of the Houston Open.

Rain delays play at PGA Tour event

HUMBLE, Texas, March 29 (UPI) -- Angel Cabrera and Carl Pettersson both fired a 7-under 65 Thursday and shared the lead when rain suspended play at the Houston Open.

Donald shares lead, Simpson close behind

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Luke Donald, trying to capture the PGA Tour money title, became part of a seven-way tie for the lead Friday at the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals Classic.

PGA Tour money crown on line this week

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Oct. 19 (UPI) -- The final PGA Tour event of the season begins Thursday with Webb Simpson and Luke Donald going head-to-head for the No. 1 spot on the 2011 money list.
Jacobson grabs 1-shot Travelers lead

Jacobson grabs 1-shot Travelers lead

CROMWELL, Conn., June 25 (UPI) -- Fredrik Jacobson put himself in position for his first title Saturday, carding a 7-under 63 to grab the third-round lead of the Travelers Championship.

Three-way tie at Puerto Rico Open

RIO GRANDE, Puerto Rico, March 11 (UPI) -- Chris Tidland equaled the low round of the tournament Friday and moved into a three-way tie for the lead at the Puerto Rico Open.

Driscoll out front in Puerto Rico

RIO GRANDE, Puerto Rico, March 10 (UPI) -- James Driscoll, seeking a victory that would turn his PGA Tour career around, seized a two-shot lead Thursday after one round of the Puerto Rico Open.

Rookie shares lead on PGA Tour

PALM COAST, Fla., Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Rookie Michael Letzig and Kent Jones both fired a 7-under 65 Thursday to tie for the lead after one round of the Ginn sur Mer Classic.

Three players tied at Greensboro

GREENSBORO, N.C., Oct. 5 (UPI) -- Brent Geiberger, John Rollins and Nick Watney shot 8-under 64 Thursday to share the first-round lead at the PGA's Chrysler Classic of Greensboro, N.C.
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James Driscoll

James Driscoll (born October 9, 1977) is an American professional golfer and current player on the PGA Tour.

Driscoll was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the youngest of seven children. He grew up in Brookline, Massachusetts outside of Boston. He started golf at a young age and won the Club Championship at his home club of Charles River age 15. James won the Massachusetts Junior Championship a year later. He then went on to defeat the state's best golfers at the Massachusetts State Amateur Championship in 1996 at the age of 18 and then again in 1998. He was the youngest winner ever of the Massachusetts Amateur and showed much promise at a young age. By the summer of 1996 James was the second-ranked junior in the country, and that is when he made his first cameo on the national stage, losing the final of the U.S. Junior to Scott Hailes.

Driscoll attended The Taft School in Watertown, Connecticut, and went on to the University of Virginia where he was named to the Virginia first-team All-State golf team his senior year. He lost to Jeff Quinney in the finals of the 2000 U.S. Amateur at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, New Jersey. He had upset Englishman Luke Donald in the semifinals 2&1 and made an inspiring comeback in the final being 3 down with three to play. Driscoll was eventually defeated on the 39th hole by Quinney. His runner-up finish gave him an invitation to the 2001 Masters Tournament. He was member the 2001 Walker Cup team. At the 2001 Masters Driscoll fired a 68 in the first round, marking the best opening round by an amateur since Ken Venturi's 66 in 1956. His playing partner Tom Watson said, "This was the best round I've seen here by an amateur." Driscoll would go on to miss the cut.

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