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Scott Stallings' final-hole birdie nets Torrey Pines victory

LA JOLLA, Calif., Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Scott Stallings emerged from a crowded field with a birdie on the final hole Sunday, claiming the Farmers Insurance Open with a 4-under 68.

Gary Woodland takes one-shot lead at Farmers Insurance Open

LA JOLLA, Calif., Jan. 25 (UPI) -- Gary Woodland carded a 2-under 70 Saturday to grab a one-stroke lead after three rounds of the Farmers Insurance Open.

Campillo, Nel fire 59s at Nelson Mandela Championship

DURBAN, South Africa, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Jorge Campillo and Colin Nel each turned in bogey-free 11-under-par 59s Friday in the second round of the Nelson Mandela Championship in South Africa.

Jason Day posts two-stroke victory at World Cup of Golf

MELBOURNE, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- Jason Day registered a 1-under-par 70 Sunday, holding off the field to claim the World Cup of Golf in Australia for his first win since 2010.

Webb Simpson completes dominating Shriners Hospitals win

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Webb Simpson completed a dominating tournament Sunday, logging a 5-under 66 to wrap up a six-stroke victory at the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.

Webb Simpson retains big lead after three rounds in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Webb Simpson recorded a 4-under 67 Saturday, holding onto a big lead after three rounds of the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open in Las Vegas.

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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.

Gomez, Brown share Puerto Rico Open lead

RIO GRANDE, Puerto Rico, March 9 (UPI) -- Fabian Gomez shot 7-under 65 and Scott Brown shot 67 Saturday to end the third round of the Puerto Rico Open tied for first at a tournament-record 18-under 198.

Masters extends two special invitations

AUGUSTA, Ga., Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Augusta National Chairman Billy Payne said Friday Ryo Ishikawa and Thaworn Wiratchant had been extended special invitations to play in this year's Masters.
Singh, Woods, Pettersson share PGA lead

Singh, Woods, Pettersson share PGA lead

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C., Aug. 10 (UPI) -- Vijay Singh fired a 3-under-par 69 to share first place with Tiger Woods and first-round leader Carl Pettersson Friday after two rounds of the PGA Championship.
Donald, Mickelson in British Open group

Donald, Mickelson in British Open group

LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England, July 16 (UPI) -- World No. 1 Luke Donald, looking for a first major tournament title, was grouped with Phil Mickelson and Geoff Ogilvy for the first rounds of the British Open.

McNeill wins Puerto Rico Open with 69

RIO GRANDE, Puerto Rico, March 11 (UPI) -- George McNeill birdied the final three holes Sunday to win the Puerto Rico Open by two shots over Ryo Ishikawa.

McNeill takes 54 hole lead in Puerto Rico

RIO GRANDE, Puerto Rico, March 10 (UPI) -- George McNeill had an eagle during his round of 5-under 67 Saturday and took a one-shot lead after 54 holes at the Puerto Rico Open.

Matt Jones leads by three in Puerto Rico

RIO GRANDE, Puerto Rico, March 9 (UPI) -- Matt Jones shot a 5-under 67 Friday that pushed him three shots in front after 36 holes at the Puerto Rico Open.
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Ryo Ishikawa
International team member Ryo Ishikawa lines up a putt on the 1st green during the final round of the Presidents Cup at Harding Park Golf Course in San Francisco, California on October 11, 2009. UPI/Kevin Dietsch
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Ryo Ishikawa (石川 遼, Ishikawa Ryō?, born 17 September 1991), also known by the nickname "Hanikami Ōji" (literally, "Bashful Prince"), is a Japanese professional golfer.

On 20 May 2007, Ishikawa became the youngest winner ever of a men's regular tournament on the Japan Golf Tour by winning the Munsingwear Open KSB Cup at the age 15 years and 8 months. He competed as an amateur and it was Ishikawa's first tour appearance. He finished one shot ahead of Japan's 9th top ranked player at the time, Katsumasa Miyamoto. The highest ranked player on the Official World Golf Ranking who took part in the event was Toru Taniguchi who finished T13, 6 shots shy of Ishikawa. Taniguchi ranked number 86 in the world after the event.

Ishikawa turned professional in 2008 and won another Japan Golf Tour tournament, the mynavi ABC Championship. By the close of 2008 he had become the youngest ever player to reach the top 100 of the Official World Golf Rankings.

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