Four players tie at Quail Hollow

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 4 (UPI) -- Four players shot 4-under-par 68 on Thursday and share the lead after the first round of the Wachovia Championship at Charlotte, N.C.

McDowell is early leader at New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS, April 27 (UPI) -- Graeme McDowell shot 8-under-par 64 Thursday and has a one-stroke lead after one round at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans.
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Robert Garrigus
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)

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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