Summerhays leads rain-suspended PGA Tour event

MADISON, Miss., July 18 (UPI) -- Daniel Summerhays equaled his low round of the year Thursday to grab a three-shot lead at the weather-marred Sanderson Farms Championship.

Kirk, seeking first PGA win, leads Viking

MADISON, Miss., July 16 (UPI) -- Chris Kirk put himself in position to win his first PGA Tour event Saturday, rallying for a one-stroke lead after three rounds of the Viking Classic.

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.
Kim leads Tiger by two at AT&T National

Kim leads Tiger by two at AT&T National

BETHESDA, Md., July 2 (UPI) -- Anthony Kim, winless since he captured this event a year ago, fired a course-record 8-under 62 Thursday for a two-shot lead at the AT&T National.

Singh leads Mickelson by one at Akron

AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Vijay Singh fired a 4-under 66 Friday that put him one shot in front of Phil Mickelson midway through the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational at Akron, Ohio.

Andres Romero captures 1st PGA Tour title

NEW ORLEANS, March 30 (UPI) -- Andres Romero of Argentina shot a 4-under-par 68 Sunday to win his first PGA Tour title, topping Peter Lonard by one shot in the Zurich Classic of New Orleans.

Four lead at rain-suspended Zurich Classic

NEW ORLEANS, March 29 (UPI) -- Woody Austin birdied three straight holes and was among four co-leaders when the third round of the Zurich Classic was suspended by rain Saturday.

Baird takes over lead on PGA Tour

AVONDALE, La., March 28 (UPI) -- Briny Baird fired a 3-under 69 Friday that pushed him into the lead after two rounds of the Zurich Classic of New Orleans.

Dean Wilson leads PGA event in Louisiana

AVONDALE, La., March 27 (UPI) -- Dean Wilson has a one-stroke lead over a trio of players after 18 holes of the PGA Tour's Zurich Classic of New Orleans in Avondale, La.

Tiger Woods wins by eight at Firestone

AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- Tiger Woods shot a bogey-free 5-under 65 Sunday to win the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational by eight strokes. Woods completed his second three-peat at this event at 8-under 272. He is the only player in this nine-year history of the tournament to come from be

Kim leads, play suspended at Colonial

FORT WORTH, Texas, May 24 (UPI) -- Anthony Kim shot 7-under 63 Thursday and led by one shot when thunderstorms suspended first-round play at the Crowne Plaza Invitational in Fort Worth, Texas.

O'Hair leads by 1 at Players Championship

PONTE VEDRA, Fla., May 12 (UPI) -- Sean O'Hair birdied his final three holes Saturday to post a six-under 66 for a one-stroke lead over Phil Mickelson after Day 3 of The Players Championship.

Mickelson leads by one at Players

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla., May 11 (UPI) -- Phil Mickelson eagled the 16th hole Friday and made a sensational par save at the 18th to take a one-shot lead midway through the Players Championship.

Mickelson, Sabbatini share Players lead

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla., May 10 (UPI) -- Phil Mickelson and Rory Sabbatini avoided the worst of the winds Thursday to share the lead after one round of the $9 million Players Championship.

Funk becomes fifth oldest PGA winner

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Fred Funk holed a seven-foot birdie putt on the second playoff hole Sunday to beat Jose Coceres and win the Mayakoba Golf Classic in Playa del Carmen, Mexico.
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Peter Lonard
Australia's Peter Lonard putts for an eagle on the No. 2 green during the final round of The Players Golf Championship at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida on May 13, 2007. Lonard three putted for a par. (UPI Photo/Pat Benic)

Peter Lawrence Lonard (born 17 July 1967) is an Australian professional golfer who plays mainly on the U.S. based PGA Tour. He credits fellow Australian Greg Norman as his inspiration.

Lonard was born at Epping, Sydney. He turned professional in 1989 and began his career on the PGA Tour of Australasia. He played on the European Tour in 1991 and 1992, where he had very moderate results. He was sidelined for nearly 18 months in 1993-94 after contracting Ross River Fever, a mosquito-carried virus which caused damage to his eyes. He worked as a club professional for three years before returning to tournament golf, topping the PGA Tour of Australasia Order of Merit in 1996/97. He returned to the European Tour in 1997 and has performed steadily with a best Order of Merit placing of 18th in 2002.

Lonard joined the United States based PGA Tour in 2002 and settled in well, winning over $1 million in his first season. He won the PGA Tour of Australasia's Order of Merit for a second time in 2003. His first win in the U.S. came at the 2005 MCI Heritage. He has featured in the top 50 of the Official World Golf Rankings. In 2009 he finished outside the top 150 of the money list and lost his PGA Tour card.

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