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Gamez takes 1-shot lead in Hope Classic

PALM SPRINGS, Calif., Jan. 18 (UPI) -- Robert Gamez took a one-stroke lead in the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic in California Friday with a three-round total of 18-under-par 198.

Trahan, Gamez lead Hope Classic

PALM SPRINGS, Calif., Jan. 17 (UPI) -- D.J. Trahan shot an 8-under-par 64 and Robert Gamez carded a 65 Thursday to share the second-round lead in the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic in California.

Five share 1st-round Hope Classic lead

PALM SPRINGS, Calif., Jan. 16 (UPI) -- Joe Durant, Shigeki Maruyama, Mathew Goggin, Omar Uresti and Tim Petrovic shared the first-round lead Wednesday in the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic in California.

Austin-Calcavecchia win the Lynch Shootout

NAPLES, Fla., Dec. 9 (UPI) -- The duo of Woody Austin and Mark Calcavecchia Sunday made birdie at the last hole to capture the PGA's 2007 Merrill Lynch Shootout at Naples, Fla.

Austin and Calcavecchia lead by two

NAPLES, Fla., Dec. 8 (UPI) -- Woody Austin and Mark Calcavecchia teamed for a 12-under 60 Saturday to take the lead after the second round of the Merrill Lynch Shootout.

Norman to play in Merrill Lynch Shootout

NAPLES, Fla., Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Tournament host Greg Norman will play in the PGA's Merrill Lynch Shootout Dec. 5-9 at Naples, Fla.

Flesch leads by five in Reno-Tahoe Open

RENO, Nev., Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Steve Flesch shot his second straight 3-under 69 Saturday, widening his lead to five strokes after three rounds of the Reno-Tahoe Open.

Bateman wins the Buick Open

GRAND BLANC, Mich., July 1 (UPI) -- Brian Bateman Sunday sank a 12-foot birdie putt on the 72nd hole to win the PGA's Buick Open Golf Tournament at Grand Blanc, Mich.

Furyk, Quigley, Perry share Buick lead

GRAND BLANC, Mich., June 29 (UPI) -- Kenny Perry, Jim Furyk and Brett Quigley shared the lead Friday at 10-under 134 after three rounds of the PGA's Buick Open at Grand Blanc., Mich.

Gay starts quickly at Palm Harbor

PALM HARBOR, Fla., Oct. 26 (UPI) -- Brian Gay Thursday shot 7-under 64 and has a two-shot lead after the first round of the PGA's Chrysler Championship golf tournament at Palm Harbor, Fla.

Ogilvy wins the U.S. Open Golf Tournament

MAMARONECK, N.Y., June 18 (UPI) -- Geoff Ogilvy made par on the final four holes Sunday on the way to a one-shot victory at the U.S. Open Golf Tournament at Mamaroneck, N.Y.

Campbell takes the lead at the Chrysler

PALM SPRINGS, Calif., Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Chad Campbell has a four-stroke lead after two rounds of the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic at Palm Springs, Calif.

Perez leads the Bob Hope Classic

PALM SPRINGS, Calif., Jan. 18 (UPI) -- Pat Perez carded a 12-under-par 60 Wednesday to take a three-stroke lead after the first round of the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic at Palm Springs, Calif.

Perry, Houston win Templeton Shootout

NAPLES, Fla., Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Kenny Perry and John Huston combined for a 13-under 59 Sunday to win the Franklin Templeton Shootout at Naples, Fla., by one stroke.

Campbell tops McGinley in Match Play

SURREY, England, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Michael Campbell of New Zealand held off Irishman Paul McGinley, 2 & 1, Sunday to win the HSBC World Match Play Championship.
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Steve Elkington
LMP2000102106 - 21 OCTOBER 2000 - LAKE MANASSAS, VIRGINIA, USA: Steve Elkington hi-five's Mike Weir after Weir placed a difficult shot inches from the 14th hole at the President's Cup held at Robert Trent Jones Golf Club in Lake Manassas, Virginia, October 21. Elkington and Weir fell to Lehman and Mickelson 2 and 1. rlw/Roger L. Wollenberg UPI
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Stephen John Elkington (born 8 December 1962) is an Australian professional golfer who plays on the PGA Tour. He spent over 50 weeks in the top-10 of the Official World Golf Rankings from 1995 to 1998.

Elkington was born in Inverell and grew up in Wagga Wagga, both in New South Wales.

Elkington moved to the United States to attend college at the University of Houston, where he played on the golf team. He became the first prominent Australian player to play U.S. college golf. Elkington has won 10 events on the PGA Tour, most prestigiously the 1995 PGA Championship at the Riviera Country Club, which is his only major, and the 1991 and 1997 Players Championships. He finished tied for second in the 2005 PGA Championship behind winner Phil Mickelson, which moved him back into the top 50 in the Official World Golf Rankings.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Steve Elkington."
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