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William McGirt takes third-round lead at Northern Trust Open

PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif., Feb. 15 (UPI) -- William McGirt put himself on track for a first career PGA victory Saturday, firing a third-round 6-under 65 for a two-stroke lead at the Northern Trust Open.

Dustin Johnson has lead as Northern Trust Open suspended by darkness

PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif., Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Dustin Johnson carded a 5-under 66-par Thursday and held the lead of the Northern Trust Open when first-round play was suspended due to darkness.

Jimmy Walker reaches Top 25 in golf rankings

VIRGINIA WATER, England, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Jimmy Walker's third PGA tour win in four months moved him into the Top 25 of the men's world golf rankings.

Jimmy Walker hangs on to complete Pebble Beach Pro-Am victory

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif., Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Jimmy Walker nearly blew a big lead but avoided a playoff with a par on the 18th hole Sunday, hanging on to claim the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.

Jimmy Walker shakes off bad weather, grabs 6-stroke Pebble Beach lead

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif., Feb. 8 (UPI) -- Jimmy Walker forged a formidable six-stroke lead at the rainy and windy Pebble Beach National Pro-Am Saturday, firing a third-round 4-under 67.

Jordan Spieth, Jimmy Walker share second-round lead at Pebble Beach

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif., Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Jordan Spieth carded a 4-under 67 and Jimmy Walker notched a 3-under 69 Friday to share the lead after two rounds of the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.

Rookie leads at AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif., Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Andrew Loupe, who has yet to earn a paycheck in his PGA Tour rookie season, found himself at the top Thursday after one round of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am.

Spieth soars to lead at Torrey Pines

LA JOLLA, Calif., Jan. 24 (UPI) -- Jordan Spieth shot the lowest round of his brief PGA Tour career Friday and vaulted past 44 players into the lead at the Farmers Insurance Open.
Another season-opening win moves Oosthuizen up in world rankings

Another season-opening win moves Oosthuizen up in world rankings

VIRGINIA WATER, England, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Louis Oosthuizen began his playing year with a win for the fourth consecutive year, a result that moved him in golf Top 30 as of Monday.

Jimmy Walker puts on late charge to win Sony Open in Hawaii

HONOLULU, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- Jimmy Walker heated up down the stretch Sunday, birdying four of the last six holes to rally for a victory at the Sony Open in Hawaii.

Chris Kirk grabs third-round lead at Sony Open in Hawaii

HONOLULU, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Chris Kirk fired a 5-under 65 to separate himself from a crowded field Saturday and grab a one-shot lead after three rounds of the Sony Open in Hawaii.

Bae leads after one round in Honolulu

HONOLULU, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Sang-Moon Bae, who captured his first PGA Tour win last year at the Byron Nelson Classic, grabbed the first-round lead Thursday at the Sony Open.

Ryan Moore beats Gary Woodland in CIMB Classic playoff

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Oct. 27 (UPI) -- Ryan Moore rolled in a short birdie on the first playoff hole Monday, edging Gary Woodland to win the rain-delayed CIMB Classic in Malaysia.

Webb Simpson takes halfway lead on PGA Tour

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Webb Simpson, seeking his first victory since winning the U.S. Open 16 months ago, took a four-shot lead Friday at the Shriners Hospital for Children Open.

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.
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American conservative political commentator Anne Coulter (L) and actor Jimmy Walker attend the 8th annual TV Land Awards at Sony Studios in Culver City, California on April 17, 2010. UPI/Jim Ruymen
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James John Walker, often known as Jimmy Walker and colloquially as Beau James (June 19, 1881 – November 18, 1946), was the mayor of New York City from 1926 to 1932. During a corruption scandal he was forced to resign.

Walker was the son of Irish-born William Walker, a Democratic assemblyman and alderman from Greenwich Village, belying certain accounts of Walker's childhood that stated he grew up in poverty. Before entering politics, the young Jimmy Walker worked as a songwriter, his most popular composition being "Will You Love Me in December (as You Do in May)?" He attended Xavier High School (New York City), and New York Law School.

Walker was a member of the New York State Assembly from 1910 to 1914, and of the New York State Senate from 1914 to 1925. He was President pro tempore of the New York State Senate from 1923 to 1924.

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