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Garrigus shares lead at Reno-Tahoe Open

RENO, Nev., July 16 (UPI) -- Robert Garrigus turned in a 7-under 65 Friday that lifted him into a share of the lead with Matt Bettencourt at the midway point of the Reno-Tahoe Open.

Westwood prevails on fourth playoff hole

MEMPHIS, June 13 (UPI) -- Lee Westwood's birdie putt on the fourth playoff hole Sunday earned him a wild victory over Robert Karlsson in the St. Jude Classic in Memphis.

Garrigus posts 2-stroke St. Jude lead

MEMPHIS, June 12 (UPI) -- Robert Garrigus used a 4-under-par 66 Saturday to grab the top spot after the third round of the St. Jude Classic in Memphis.

Westwood keeps share of St. Jude lead

MEMPHIS, June 11 (UPI) -- Lee Westwood birdied his last three holes Friday to maintain a share of the lead with Garrett Willis midway through the St. Jude Classic.

Australian leads PGA Tour qualifier

LAQUINTA, Calif., Dec. 4 (UPI) -- Australian James Nitties shot a 9-under 63 Thursday that put him one shot in front after two rounds of the six-day PGA Tour Qualifying Tournament in California.

Oberholser takes second-round lead in PGA

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Oct. 24 (UPI) -- Arron Oberholser shot a 6-under 64 Friday to take a one-stroke lead after two rounds of the PGA Frys.com Open in Scottsdale, Ariz.

Richard Johnson leads PGA Tour event

MILWAUKEE, July 17 (UPI) -- Richard S. Johnson, who has made just three cuts in 11 starts this year, took the lead Thursday after one round of the U.S. Bank Championship in Milwaukee.

McNeill claims Frys.com Open

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- George McNeill got his first PGA tournament title Sunday with a four-stroke victory at the Frys.com Open at Las Vegas.

McNeill leads by five shots in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- George McNeill shot a 5-under 67 Saturday to take a five-shot lead after the third round of the PGA's Frys.com Open in Las Vegas.

Choi, Appleby share 36-hole AT&T lead

BETHESDA, Md., July 6 (UPI) -- K.J. Choi and Stuart Appleby shared the lead after 36 holes at the AT&T National in Bethesda, Md., Friday while Tiger Woods moved into contention.

Quinney holds two-shot lead at FBR Open

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 3 (UPI) -- PGA Tour rookie Jeff Quinney shot a 3-under 68 Saturday and holds a two-stroke lead over Aaron Baddeley after three rounds of the FBR Open in Arizona.

Quinney takes the lead at the FBR Open

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 2 (UPI) -- Jeff Quinney is the leader by three shots after Friday's second round of the PGA's FBR Open golf tournament at Scottsdale, Ariz.

McNeill medals at Q-School; 40 earn cards

LAQUINTA, Calif., Dec. 4 (UPI) -- George McNeill was the medalist at the PGA Q-School on Monday, shooting a 5-under 67 to finish five shots clear of the field at 23-under-par 409.

Howell, Curtis lead at 84 Lumber Classic

FARMINGTON, Pa., Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Charles Howell III and 2003 British Open champion Ben Curtis were tied for the lead Saturday after the third round of the PGA's 84 Lumber Classic. Howell, winless since 2002, posted a 4-under 68. Curtis had a 69 to share first place at 12-under-par 204.

Stiles grabs the St. Jude's lead

MEMPHIS, May 26 (UPI) -- At 7-under 133, little-known Darron Stiles has a 2-shot lead after two rounds of the St. Jude Classic in Memphis.
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Robert Garrigus watches his drive off the 2nd tee box during the 3rd round of the Inaugural AT&T National at the Congressional Country Club in Potomac, Maryland on July 7, 2007. (UPI Photo/David Brody)
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Robert Garrigus (born November 11, 1977) is an American professional golfer who is currently a member of the PGA Tour. He won the 2010 Children's Miracle Network Classic, to guarantee exempt status on the PGA Tour through the end of the 2012 season.

Garrigus is one of the longest drivers in the golfing world, with an average drive of 310.5 yards in 2007 and he is one of the few players who can hit a ball over 350 yards at maximum. He led the PGA Tour in driving distance in both the 2009 and 2010 seasons. He is also noted for using a putter only 28.5 inches in length, about six inches shorter than a standard putter.

In 1995, Garrigus helped Crescent Valley High School to a 4A state championship by finishing T-9. Garrigus attended Scottsdale Community College later in 1995.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Robert Garrigus."
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