Matt Kuchar, Henrik Stenson head list of WGC match play winners

MARANA, Ariz., Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Defending champ Matt Kuchar and top seeds Henrik Stenson, Justin Rose and Rory McIlroy each advanced Wednesday at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship.
Zach Johnson moves to 12th in world golf rankings

Zach Johnson moves to 12th in world golf rankings

VIRGINIA WATER, England, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Zach Johnson pulled close to a spot in the Top 10 in the men's world golf rankings with his win at the rain-delayed BMW Championship.

Zach Johnson wins BMW Championship

LAKE FOREST, Ill., Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Zach Johnson fired a 6-under-par 65 Monday in coming from behind to win the BMW Championship and a Top 5 spot in the season-ending Tour Championship.

Furyk shoots 59, shares BMW Championship lead

LAKE FOREST, Ill., Sept. 13 (UPI) -- Jim Furyk became the sixth player in PGA Tour history to shoot a 59 for 18 holes Friday, a round that put him in a share of the lead at the BMW Championship.

Adam Scott claims The Barclays as Woods, others fall short on 18th

JERSEY CITY, N.J., Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Adam Scott fired a 5-under 66, and watched as a trio of challengers each came up short Sunday, taking The Barclays for his second title of the year.

PGA Tour playoffs begin Thursday

JERSEY CITY, N.J., Aug. 21 (UPI) -- The PGA Tour playoffs open Thursday within sight of the Statue of Liberty with the leading 125 players on the circuit competing for a top prize of $10 million.

Zach Johnson shares lead at John Deere

SILVIS, Ill., July 11 (UPI) -- Defending champion Zach Johnson shared the lead with Camilo Villegas Thursday at the end of one round of the John Deere Classic.

Garcia leads Tiger by one at Players

PONTE VERDE BEACH, Fla., May 10 (UPI) -- Sergio Garcia grabbed the lead with five straight birdies Friday and finished the round a shot in front of Tiger Woods midway through The Players Championship.

Phil Mickelson, Nick Watney share third-round Wells Fargo lead

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 4 (UPI) -- Phil Mickelson stumbled down the stretch Saturday but hung onto a share of the lead with Nick Watney after three rounds of the Wells Fargo Championship.

Mickelson leads at Wells Fargo

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 3 (UPI) -- Phil Mickelson, seeking to become only the second multiple winner on the PGA Tour this year, seized a two-shot lead Friday at the Wells Fargo Championship.

McIlroy shares lead at Wells Fargo

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 2 (UPI) -- Rory McIlroy, playing at the site of his first PGA Tour victory, shot a 5-under 67 Thursday that gave him a share of the lead at the Wells Fargo Championship.
Jason Day takes second-round Masters lead

Jason Day takes second-round Masters lead

AUGUSTA, Ga., April 12 (UPI) -- Jason Day emerged from an afternoon of golfing misfortune Friday, including a very bad break suffered by Tiger Woods, to take a one-shot lead at the Masters.

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No. 1 seeds stay perfect in NCAA Tournament ... Rose leads by two at Palmer Invitational ... Brodeur credited with goal in comeback ... Williams sisters advance at Sony Open ... Sports news from United Press International.

Rose leads by two at Palmer Invitational

ORLANDO, Fla., March 21 (UPI) -- Justin Rose holed an eagle putt en route to a 7-under 65 Thursday that left him two shots in front after one round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational.

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Watson leads list of match play winners ... Pacers roll to another one-sided victory ... St. Louis captures battle for A-10 lead ... Penguins first in the East to a dozen wins ... Sports news from United Press International.
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Nick Watney
WAP2003060672 - POTOMAC, Md., June 6 (UPI) -- Nick Watney smiles after a great putt during the second round at the FBR Capital Open at TPC Avenel in Potomac, Md., on June 6, 2003. rlw/Lauren C. Knight UPI

Nicholas Alan Watney (born April 25, 1981) is an American professional golfer who plays on the PGA Tour. The highlight of Watney's career to date is his victory at the 2011 WGC-Cadillac Championship.

In July 2011, Watney broke into the top ten of the Official World Golf Rankings for the first time in his career, after his victory at the AT&T National, placing him tenth in the world.

Watney was born in Sacramento, California. He played his high school golf at Davis Senior High School in Davis, California. He played collegiate golf under his uncle Mike Watney at Fresno State University, where he was a three-time All-America golfer. He turned professional in 2003, following in the footsteps of his uncle, Mike Watney, who played on the PGA Tour in the 1970s.

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