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Woods tightens race for No. 1 in golf

VIRGINIA WATER, England, March 11 (UPI) -- Tiger Woods pulls closer to Rory McIlroy this week in the battle for the No. 1 spot in the world golf rankings.

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28 fans injured in fiery Daytona crash ... Mahan, Poulter, Day, Kuchar advance ... Nishikori, Lopez gain Memphis final ... Top-seed Berdych reaches Open 13 finals ... Sports news from United Press International.

Mahan, Poulter, Day, Kuchar advance

MARANA, Ariz., Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Hunter Mahan joined Ian Poulter, Matt Kuchar and Jason Day in the semifinals of the World Golf Championship-Accenture Match Play Championship Saturday.

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Harvard gets $100M to study NFL injuries ... Woods cuts into McIlroy's hold on No. 1 ... X Games snowmobiler in critical condition ... Kwame Harris charged with assault ... Sports news from United Press International.
Woods cuts into McIlroy's hold on No. 1

Woods cuts into McIlroy's hold on No. 1

VIRGINIA WATER, England, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Tiger Woods collected his 75th PGA Tour victory and cut into world No. 1 Rory McIlroy's lead in the men's world golf rankings.

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Woods claims 8th win at Torrey Pines ... Dodgers, Time Warner Cable sign TV deal ... U.S. panel pressures NFLPA on HGH tests ... Fans send Ravens off with harbor rally ... Sports news from United Press International.
Woods claims 8th win at Torrey Pines

Woods claims 8th win at Torrey Pines

LA JOLLA, Calif., Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Tiger Woods struggled down the stretch but managed to hang on for his 75th career victory with an even-par 72 Monday to claim the Farmers Insurance Open.
Rory McIlroy, No. 1 player in the world, leads the year in golf

Rory McIlroy, No. 1 player in the world, leads the year in golf

Rory McIlroy ended the year with a flourish, marking a second half of the year that left him the undoubted No. 1-ranked player in the world.
JOHN HENDEL, United Press International
Woods claims AT&T National for 3rd win

Woods claims AT&T National for 3rd win

BETHESDA, Md., July 1 (UPI) -- Tiger Woods claimed his third win of the season Sunday, carding a 2-under-par 69 to register a two-stroke triumph at the AT&T National.
Woods up to No. 4 in world golf rankings

Woods up to No. 4 in world golf rankings

VIRGINIA WATER, England, June 4 (UPI) -- Tiger Woods jumped to No. 4 in the men's world golf rankings after his victory at the Memorial Tournament in Ohio.

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, May 27, 2012.
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Chapman posts 5-stroke Senior PGA lead

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., May 26 (UPI) -- Roger Chapman pulled away from the field Saturday, carding a 7-under 64 for a five-stroke advantage after three rounds of the Senior PGA Championship.
Woods jumps to No. 6 in world rankings

Woods jumps to No. 6 in world rankings

VIRGINIA WATER, England, March 26 (UPI) -- Tiger Woods returned to the Top 10 of the world men's golf rankings following his first PGA Tour victory in more than 2 1/2 years. He's now No. 6.

McIlroy, Westwood to meet in match play

MARANA, Ariz., Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Rory McIlroy will take on Lee Westwood in one semifinal round of the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship after each won quarterfinal matches Saturday.
Woods falls to Bjorn in WGC Match Play

Woods falls to Bjorn in WGC Match Play

MARANA, Ariz., Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Tiger Woods was eliminated in the first round of the WGC Accenture Match Play Championship Wednesday, another setback in a bid to reclaim his previous form.
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Samuel Jackson Snead (May 27, 1912 – May 23, 2002) was an American professional golfer who was one of the top players in the world for most of four decades. He and two of the other greatest golfers of all time, Ben Hogan and Byron Nelson, were born within six months of each other in 1912. Snead won a record 82 PGA Tour events.

Snead won seven majors: three Masters, three PGA Championships and one British Open. But his reputation has always been slightly tarnished by his failure to win a U.S. Open. Snead used to share the record for most second-place finishes in that championship (four) with four others; Bobby Jones, Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, and Phil Mickelson. After the 2009 U.S. Open, Mickelson became the all-time leader with five second place finishes.

Snead's nickname was "Slammin' Sammy." He was admired by many for having the so-called "perfect swing," and generated many imitators. Snead was famed for his folksy image, wearing a straw hat, playing tournaments barefoot, and making such statements as "Keep close count of your nickels and dimes, stay away from whiskey, and never concede a putt." He was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1974, and received the PGA Tour Lifetime Achievement Award in 1998.

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