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Elkington leads BellSouth Classic

DULUTH, Ga., April 4 (UPI) -- South African Steve Elkington birdied the final three holes and, despite a double bogey on the card, shot an 8-under 64 Thursday to take a one-shot lead over Ph

Players Championship Pairings

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla., March 20 (UPI) -- Pairings and starting times for the opening two rounds of the Players Championship:

Els holds off Woods at Dural

MIAMI, March 3 (UPI) -- Ernie Els saw his eight-shot advantage all but wiped out by the oncharging Tiger Woods Sunday before holding on to capture the Genuity Championship, his first P

DiMarco leads at Doral

MIAMI, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Chris DiMarco, who has been one of the world's top players during the past six months while climbing to No. 10 in the global rankings, fired a 7-under 65 Thursd

Australian leads Hope Classic

LA QUINTA, Calif., Jan. 17 (UPI) -- John Senden of Australia holed a bunker shot for an eagle at the 18th hole Thursday to grab a one-shot lead after two rounds of the 90-hole Bob Hope Classic.

Faxon, McCarron win Shootout

NAPLES, Fla., Nov. 11 (UPI) -- Brad Faxon and Scott McCarron scrambled their way to a second straight victory Sunday at the Franklin Templeton Shootout, beating John Daly and Frank Lickliter

Faxon-McCarron lead Shootout

NAPLES, Fla., Nov. 9 (UPI) -- Defending champions Brad Faxon and Scott McCarron combined for an 8-under-par 64 on Friday and have the first-round lead at the Franklin Templeton Shootout.

Els shares lead in Scotland

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Two South Africans --- one an established world star and the other an aspiring player with no international experience to speak of --- moved into a share of the

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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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