Merrick leads once more in Mexico

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- John Merrick shot a 6-under 64 Thursday to grab a one-shot lead after the opening round of the PGA Tour's Mayakoba Classic.

Kentucky campus gun bill going nowhere

LEXINGTON, Ky., Jan. 22 (UPI) -- A Kentucky bill that would allow gun owners to bring their weapons to university campuses in their cars appears unlikely to come to the floor.

Second round suspended at Disney World

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Tag Ridings (66) was the clubhouse leader Friday when the second round of the PGA's Funai Classic in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., was suspended by darkness.

Trahan maintains his lead at Madison

MADISON, Miss., Sept. 29 (UPI) -- D.J. Trahan leads by two shots after 36 holes of the PGA's Southern Farm Bureau Classic in Madison, Miss.

O'Hair gets first PGA Tour victory

SILVIS, Ill., July 10 (UPI) -- PGA Tour rookie Sean O'Hair shot a 6-under 65 Sunday to come from behind and win the John Deere Classic by one stroke.

Lewis leads by three at John Deere Classic

SILVIS, Ill., July 9 (UPI) -- J.L. Lewis shot a 2-under 69 Saturday to widen his lead to three strokes after the third round of the John Deere Classic with a 15-under 198.

Ogilvy, Wetterich share Honda Classic lead

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., March 12 (UPI) -- Geoff Ogilvy shot an 8-under 64 on Saturday to move into a tie with Brett Wetterich for the lead after the third round of The Honda Classic.

Wetterich seeks first PGA victory

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., March 11 (UPI) -- Brett Wetterich recorded his second 66 in a row Friday to move a shot in front of Lee Janzen after two rounds of the Honda Classic.

Ogilvie keeps Hope lead

LA QUINTA, Calif., Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Joe Ogilvie stayed hot Friday with a 6-under 66 that kept him two shots in front with two rounds to play at the Bob Hope Classic.

Ogilvie leads Hope Classic

LA QUINTA, Calif., Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Joe Ogilvie, seeking his first win on the PGA Tour, grabbed a three-shot lead Thursday after 36 holes of the five-round Bob Hope Classic.

Funk shares first-round lead at Hope

LA QUINTA, Calif., Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Fred Funk, who at age 48 is coming off his third straight $2 million season, shared the first-round lead Wednesday at the Bob Hope Classic.

Garcia wins playoff at Byron Nelson

IRVING, Texas, May 16 (UPI) -- Sergio Garcia won the Byron Nelson Championship in a three-way playoff Sunday.

Azinger shares New Orleans lead

NEW ORLEANS, April 29 (UPI) -- Paul Azinger displayed some of his past form Thursday with a 6-under 66 to share the first-round lead at the rain-delayed HP Classic of New Orleans.

Damron, Beckman share 36-hole lead

FARMINGTON, Pa., Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Robert Damron not only made his first cut at the 84 Lumber Classic Saturday, he earned a share of the 36-hole lead with Cameron Beckman.

Haas shares lead in Memphis

MEMPHIS, June 26 (UPI) -- Jay Haas just missed matching the PGA Tour record for consecutive birdies Thursday to grab a share of the lead after one round of the St. Jude Classic.
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Robert Damron
DAL2001051221-12 MAY 2001-DALLAS, TEXAS, USA: Robert Damron watches his putt lip out on the third hole during third round action at the Verizon Bryon Nelson Tournament being played in Dallas, TX. Damron shot a 3 under par 67 to tie for the lead at 13 shots under par. jm/Joe Mitchell UPI

Robert Douglas Damron (born October 27, 1972) is an American professional golfer and current player on the PGA Tour.

Damron was born in Pikeville, Kentucky. He was raised there and later in Orlando, Florida after his father, a wealthy Kentucky coal magnate, moved the family to Orlando's exclusive Bay Hill community for warmer winter weather. Damron had the benefit of some early advice about golf from Bay Hill neighbor Arnold Palmer. He attended Orlando's Dr. Phillips High School graduating in 1990.

Damron attended the University of Central Florida in Orlando and was a distinguished member of the golf team earning All-American honors three times. He won 5 collegiate events while at UCF. He turned pro in 1994.

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