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Thick fog, play suspended at Torrey Pines

LA JOLLA, Calif., Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Third-round play at the Farmers Insurance Open was suspended Saturday due to thick fog at Torrey Pines after just one threesome finished a single hole.

Blixt wins 1st PGA title at Frys.com Open

SAN MARTIN, Calif., Oct. 14 (UPI) -- Jonas Blixt fired a 3-under-par 68 in the final round Sunday, holding off a charge by two competitors to claim his first PGA Tour victory at the Frys.com Open.

Mallinger retains Frys.com lead

SAN MARTIN, Calif., Oct. 13 (UPI) -- John Mallinger remained on track for his first PGA win Saturday, notching a 1-under-par 70 to retain the lead after three rounds of the Frys.com Open.

Mallinger leads on PGA Tour

SAN MARTIN, Calif., Oct. 12 (UPI) -- A 9-under 62 by John Mallinger Friday vaulted him into a 4-shot lead midway through the Frys.com Open.

O'Hern shoots low round of PGA Tour career

SAN MARTIN, Calif., Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Nick O'Hern turned in the lowest score of his PGA Tour career Thursday, a 9-under 62 that gave him a three-shot lead at the Frys.com Open.

Hardy edges Rocha for Reno-Tahoe victory

RENO, Nev., Aug. 5 (UPI) -- J.J. Henry's seven-point performance Sunday was enough to eke out a close victory over Alexandre Rocha at the Reno-Tahoe Open.

Henry grabs Reno-Tahoe Open top spot

RENO, Nev., Aug. 4 (UPI) -- J.J. Henry forged into the lead of the Reno-Tahoe Open Saturday after garnering 14 points in the tourney's third round.

Rocha's 16 points good for Reno-Tahoe lead

RENO, Nev., Aug. 3 (UPI) -- Alexandre Rocha's 16 points in the second round of the Reno-Tahoe Open Friday earned him a two-point advantage over a pair of competitors after 36 holes.

Romero leads Reno-Tahoe Open

RENO, Nev., Aug. 2 (UPI) -- Andreas Romero shot seven birdies Thursday and finished with a 1-point lead over Seung-Yul Noh after one round of the Reno-Tahoe Open.

Players Championship opens Thursday

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla., May 9 (UPI) -- Golf's elite gather Thursday for The Players Championship, the most significant tournament in the world outside the sport's four major events.

Goosen, Furyk tied for Transitions lead

PALM HARBOR, Fla., March 17 (UPI) -- Retief Goosen fired a 6-under-par 65 and Jim Furyk countered with a 5-under 66 Saturday, tying for the lead after three rounds of the Transitions Championship.

Wilson's late birdies earns Humana title

LA QUINTA, Calif., Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Mark Wilson claimed his fifth PGA Tour title Sunday, birdying two of the last three holes to score a two-stroke victory at the Humana Challenge.

De Jeong shares Viking Classic lead

MADISON, Miss., July 14 (UPI) -- Brendon de Jonge, playing some of the best golf of his PGA Tour career, shot a 7-under 65 Thursday that gave him a share of the lead at the Viking Classic.

Host McCarron grabs Reno-Tahoe lead

RENO, Nev., July 17 (UPI) -- Scott McCarron carded a 5-under-par 67 Saturday take over first place after three rounds of the Reno-Tahoe Open.
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John Mallinger waves to the gallery after sinking his put on the 7th hole during the final round of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am at Pebble Beach, California on February 11, 2007. (UPI Photo/Aaron Kehoe)
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John Charles Mallinger (born September 25, 1979) is an American professional golfer.

Mallinger was born in Escondido, California and is the youngest of four children. He graduated from Escondido High School and earned his Bachelor's Degree in Marketing from California State University, Long Beach. He resides in Long Beach, California and plays out of Virginia Country Club, along with pros John Merrick and Peter Tomasulo.

Mallinger is currently a member of the PGA Tour. He was a medalist at the 2005 Canadian Tour Qualifying School, but he earned the nickname “Monday Mally” by getting though several fall Monday Qualifying events and playing in enough Nationwide Tour events in 2005 to earn playing privileges for 2006 on the Nationwide Tour. He breezed through all stages of the Qualifying School that year to earn his 2007 PGA Tour Card. He earned over $1,600,000 on the PGA Tour in 2007, finishing runner-up to Brandt Snedeker for Rookie of the Year honors. He finished 91st on the 2008 money list, once again cracking the million dollar mark to retain his Tour card for 2009. Mallinger had another successful year in 2009, finishing in a tie for 3rd in the "Fifth Major" at The Players Championship and 2nd at the U.S. Bank Championship in Milwaukee. He finished in the top 50 of the money list for the first time.

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