Round one at the AT&T National in Potomac, Maryland
John Merrick watches his drive off of the 14th tee box during the first round of the AT&T National hosted by Tiger Woods at the Congressional Country Club in Potomac, Maryland on July 3, 2008. (UPI Photo/Kevin Dietsch)
Louis Oosthuizen and Phil Mickelson each inch up one spot this week in the men's world golf rankings.
Patrick wins Daytona pole position ... Galaxy's Donovan back in late March ... Nadal is back with Brazil Open victory ... Merrick edges Beljan in Calif. playoff ... Sports news from United Press International.
John Merrick posted a par on the second playoff hole Sunday, edging Charlie Beljan at the Northern Trust Open for his first career PGA Tour victory.
NBA players oust union chief Hunter ... Defending champ Haas leads Northern Trust ... Two-time champ Raonic to face Haas at SAP ... Reds, Bailey avoid arbitration with deal ... Sports news from United Press International.
Bill Haas carded a 7-under 64 in the third round Saturday, positioning himself for a second straight championship at the Northern Trust Open.
Bae, Jacobson tied for lead at Riviera … Nadal reaches Brasil Open semifinals … Williams wins in Doha, will again be No. 1 … Packers release Charles Woodson … Sports news from United Press International.
Fredrik Jacobson and Sang-Moon Bae both shot 6-under 65 Friday and held a share of the second-round lead at the Northern Trust Open at Riviera.
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Brandt Snedeker, runner-up to Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson the last two weeks, shared the lead Friday after 36 holes at the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.
Dustin Johnson's pair of birdies down the stretch Sunday netted him a 4-under 66 and a come-from-behind victory at the St. Jude Classic.
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