Rookie leads in debut as PGA Tour member

HONOLULU, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Scott Langley, playing his first round as a member of the PGA Tour, shot an 8-under 62 Thursday to lead after the opening 18 holes of the Sony Open.

Toms shares 36-hole lead at Humana

LA QUINTA, Calif., Jan. 20 (UPI) -- David Toms maintained a share of the lead at the Humana Challenge Friday, joining Ben Crane and Mark Wilson at the top after 36 holes.

Three-way tie at Puerto Rico Open

RIO GRANDE, Puerto Rico, March 11 (UPI) -- Chris Tidland equaled the low round of the tournament Friday and moved into a three-way tie for the lead at the Puerto Rico Open.
Ames fires 64, then wins in playoff

Ames fires 64, then wins in playoff

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Nov. 15 (UPI) -- Stephen Ames fired a 64 to get into a playoff and then beat Justin Leonard and George McNeil Sunday in the Children's Miracle Network Classic in Florida.

Furyk leads PGA event by one stroke

PALM HARBOR, Fla., March 19 (UPI) -- Jim Furyk's 6-under-par 65 Thursday gave him a one-stroke lead after 18 holes at the PGA Transitions Championship in Palm Harbor, Fla.

Pat Perez claims Bob Hope trophy

LA QUINTA, Calif., Jan. 25 (UPI) -- Pat Perez shot a 3-under-par 69 and won the 50th Bob Hope Classic Sunday in La Quinta, Calif., his first victory on the PGA Tour.
K.J. Choi wins Skins Game

K.J. Choi wins Skins Game

INDIAN WELLS, Calif., Nov. 30 (UPI) -- K.J. Choi was the big winner in the Skins Game that concluded Sunday at Indian Wells, Calif., earning $415,000.
Mickelson tops Skins Game field

Mickelson tops Skins Game field

INDIAN WELLS, Calif., Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Phil Mickelson and two-time defending champion Stephen Ames will be among the golfers participating in the 2008 Skins Game.

Clark has 64 to take St. Jude lead

MEMPHIS, June 7 (UPI) -- South African Tim Clark posted a 6-under 64 Saturday to move into a two-shot lead after three rounds of the PGA St. Jude Championship in Memphis.
Mickelson claims 34th PGA Tour title

Mickelson claims 34th PGA Tour title

FORT WORTH, Texas, May 25 (UPI) -- Phil Mickelson hit a wedge shot over a line of trees, then rolled in a 9-foot birdie putt and won the Colonial Plaza Invitational by one stroke Sunday in Texas.
Mickelson has 1-shot lead at Colonial

Mickelson has 1-shot lead at Colonial

FORT WORTH, Texas, May 24 (UPI) -- Phil Mickelson turned in a 5-under 65 Saturday to take a one-stroke lead after three rounds of the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Fort Worth, Texas.

Hot putter gives Mickelson Colonial lead

FORT WORTH, Texas, May 23 (UPI) -- Phil Mickelson, fueled by what he said was his best day of putting in 2008, took a one-shot lead Friday at the midway point of the Colonial Invitation in Texas.

Lucas Glover takes lead at Heritage

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C., April 18 (UPI) -- Lucas Glover fired his second straight 66 Friday and took a one-shot lead over defending champion Boo Weekley at the Heritage Classic in Hilton Head, S.C.

Immelman leads Masters, Woods seven back

AUGUSTA, Ga., April 11 (UPI) -- Trevor Immelman took the lead after two rounds of the Masters Friday, Phil Mickelson jumped into contention and Tiger Woods fell seven shots behind.

Rose, Immelman share Masters lead

AUGUSTA, Ga., April 10 (UPI) -- Justin Rose and Trevor Immelman led a charge of players seeking a major championship breakthrough Thursday and shared the lead after one round of the Masters.
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Stephen Ames
Canada's Stephen Ames jubilates after putting in on the 18th green to win The Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass at Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida on March 26, 2006. Ames was 14-under-par for the tournament. (UPI Photo/Pat Benic)

Stephen Michael Ames (born April 28, 1964) is a professional golfer on the PGA Tour holding dual citizenship of Trinidad and Tobago and Canada.

Ames was born in San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago and is of English/Trinidadian Portuguese descent, and much of his family resides in the Caribbean nation. His grandmother was Trinidad and Tobago Champion 20 times. He grew up in Pointe-à-Pierre and learned to play at the Petrotrin Pointe-à-Pierre Golf Club.

Ames's golfing talent developed early in life, assisted by support and discipline from his father, Michael. In his Hoerman Cup debut at the age of 16 in 1980, he smashed the course record at Sandy Lane, Barbados with a six-under-par total of 66.

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