The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, May 27, 2012.
By United Press International

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.

Lehman grabs lead at Phoenix Open

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 3 (UPI) -- Tom Lehman and three other golfers shared the lead when first-round play was suspended Thursday at the PGA Tour's Phoenix Open.

Casey leads four Europeans at WCG

MARANA, Ariz., Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Four Europeans, led by Briton Paul Casey, advanced to the quarterfinals of the WCG-Accenture Match Play Championship Friday at Marana, Ariz.
Tiger Woods still No. 1

Tiger Woods still No. 1

VIRGINIA WATER, England, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- Tiger Woods extended his streak as the world's top-rated golfer to 223 consecutive weeks following his 8-stroke win at the BWM Championship outside Chicago.

Masters goes on without Sam Snead

AUGUSTA, Ga., April 9 (UPI) -- The Masters will go on Thursday without Sam Snead, a three-time champion of the event who, at the time of his death last year, had been to the Augusta National

Snead withdraws from U.S. Senior Open

FAR HILLS, N.J., June 24 (UPI) -- A day after becoming only the 11th player to win a Senior PGA Tour event beyond the age of 60, J.C. Snead withdrew from the U.S. Senior Open Championship becaus

Services set for golf legend Sam Snead

HOT SPRINGS, Va., May 25 (UPI) -- Services were scheduled Sunday for Sam Snead, the legendary "Slammin' Sammy," who won more PGA Tour tournaments than any golfer in history.

Golfing great Sam Snead dies

FAR HILLS, N.J., May 23 (UPI) -- Sam Snead, the PGA Tour's all-time leader with 81 victories, died Thursday following complications from a stroke.

Snead lone Masters ceremonial starter

AUGUSTA, Ga., April 9 (UPI) -- Sam Snead will carry on a Masters tradition all by himself this week.
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