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Couples leads with one round to play

HUMBLE, Texas, April 26 (UPI) -- A former world No. 1 and Masters champion experiencing a renaissance this season, Fred Couples birdied the 18th hole Saturday to grab a one-shot lead over Mark

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Kuehne shares Houston Open lead

HUMBLE, Texas, April 25 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Amateur champion Hank Kuehne, hoping to earn a spot on the PGA Tour, took a big step in that direction Friday by firing an 8-under 64 that vaulted h

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Stewart Cink leads Heritage

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C., April 18 (UPI) -- Stewart Cink earned the lead Friday midway through The Heritage, shooting a 6-under-par 65 at the Harbour Town Golf Links.

Masters Facts and Figures

AUGUSTA, Ga., April 9 (UPI) -- Facts and figures concerning the 2003 Masters:

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DiMarco leads BellSouth Classic

ATLANTA, April 3 (UPI) -- With rock-hard greens making birdies difficult to find, Chris DiMarco used his unique putting approach to earn a one-stroke lead Thursday at the BellSouth Class

Masters Facts and Figures

Facts and figures concerning the 2003 Masters:
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Frazar takes 54-hole lead

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 25 (UPI) -- Harrison Frazar carded a 4-under-par 67 Saturday to seize a one-shot lead over Tim Petrovic and John Huston after the third round of the Phoenix Open.

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Els wins in a runaway

KAPALUA, Hawaii, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- Ernie Els pulled away from K.J. Choi over the final seven holes Sunday and opened the PGA Tour with a $1 million victory at the Mercedes Championship.

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Mark Calcavecchia
HOUP2003042506 - HOUSTON, Texas, April 25 (UPI) -- Mark Calcavecchia chips onto the green at the Shell Houston Open, Friday, April 25, 2003. Calcavecchia is tied for the lead at 11 shots under par goint into Saturday's round. jg/jm/Joe Mitchell/UPI
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Mark John Calcavecchia (born June 12, 1960) is an American professional golfer and a former PGA Tour member. During his professional career, he has won 13 PGA Tour events, including the 1989 Open Championship.

Calcavecchia was born in Laurel, Nebraska. While he was a teenager, his family moved from Nebraska to West Palm Beach, Florida in 1973. He attended North Shore High School in West Palm Beach, and won the Florida high school golf championship in 1977 while playing for the North Shore golf team. While playing in junior tournaments, Calcavecchia often competed against Jack Nicklaus' son, Jackie, and as a result began a lifelong friendship at the age of 14 with the legendary pro.

He received an athletic scholarship to attend the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, where he played for coach Buster Bishop and coach John Darr's Florida Gators men's golf teams in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) competition from 1978 to 1980. Calcavecchia earned first-team All-Southeastern Conference (SEC) honors in 1979.

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