Martin Laird hits a tee shot at Ridgewood Country Club in New Jersey
Martin Laird hits a tee shot on the 18th hole in the first playoff hole in the final round of The Barclays at Ridgewood Country Club in New Jersey on August 29, 2010. Matt Kuchar defeated Martin Laird in a one hole playoff and finished with a score of 12 under par. UPI/John Angelillo
Tiger Woods carded a 2-under-par 70 Sunday, winning the Players Championship for the first time since 2001 after rival Sergio Garcia crumbled down the stretch.
World No. 1 Tiger Woods will be paired with Luke Donald and Scott Piercy in the first two rounds of the 2013 Masters, opening Thursday in Augusta.
Martin Laird's victory at the Texas Open moved him up 61 places to No. 56 in the men's world golf rankings.
Martin Laird fired a 9-under-par 63 Sunday, earning a trip to the Masters with a come-from-behind, two-stoke victory in the Texas Open.
Matt Kuchar's two-stroke victory at the Players Championship shoved him up 11 spots and into the Top 10 of the world men's golf rankings.
Matt Kuchar fought off a late challenge by Martin Laird Sunday, carding a 2-under-par 70 in the final round to win The Players Championship.
Ian Poulter shot a 7-under 65 early Thursday and Martin Laird had a 65 later in the round, leaving them tied for the lead at The Players Championship.
Rory McIlroy took another step toward the top spot in the world rankings Friday by reaching the quarterfinals of the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship.
Steve Stricker's closing round of 4-under 69 Monday was enough to earn him a three-stroke victory at the season-opening Hyundai Tournament of Champions.
Jonathan Byrd ran off six straight birdies on the front nine Friday and took a one-shot lead after one round of the Hyundai Tournament of Champions.
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