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Stricker repeats as John Deere champion

SILVIS, Ill., July 11 (UPI) -- Steve Stricker earned his second straight John Deere Classic victory Sunday, firing a 1-under 70 to best Paul Goydos by two shots.

Stricker sets 54-hole scoring record

SILVIS, Ill., July 10 (UPI) -- Steve Stricker produced the lowest 54-hole score in the history of the PGA Tour Saturday and built a six-shot lead at the John Deere Classic.

Stricker passes Goydos for John Deere lead

SILVIS, Ill., July 9 (UPI) -- Steve Stricker vaulted past Paul Goydos Friday to seize a one-shot lead midway through the John Deere Classic in Silvis, Ill.

Stricker, Poulter pull out at New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS, April 21 (UPI) -- Two top-ranked players, Steve Stricker and Ian Poulter, said Wednesday they were pulling out of the Zurich Classic of New Orleans.
Furyk, Els gain in world golf rankings

Furyk, Els gain in world golf rankings

VIRGINIA WATER, England, April 19 (UPI) -- Jim Furyk and Ernie Els each inched up one spot in the men's world golf rankings released Monday.

Three more top seeds fall at WCG

MARANA, Ariz., Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Top seeds Lee Westwood, Martin Kaymer and Jim Furyk were all eliminated Thursday at the WCG-Accenture Match Play Championship in Arizona.
McGowan stuns Stricker in WGC

McGowan stuns Stricker in WGC

MARANA, Ariz., Feb. 17 (UPI) -- Ross McGowan rolled in a long par putt Wednesday and knocked world No. 2 Steve Stricker out of the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship in Arizona.
Stricker No. 2 in world golf rankings

Stricker No. 2 in world golf rankings

VIRGINIA WATER, England, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- Steve Stricker's victory at the PGA's Northern Trust Open in California boosted him to the world No. 2 ranking.
Stricker wins by two shots at Riviera

Stricker wins by two shots at Riviera

PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif., Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Steve Stricker shot a 1-under-par 70 Sunday and won the Northern Trust Open in California, his eighth title on the PGA Tour.

PGA: Stricker has wide lead at Riviera

PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif., Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Steve Stricker jumped into a five-shot lead at the Northern Trust Open before suspension of Saturday's third round because of darkness.

Stricker, Johnson share lead at Riviera

PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif., Feb. 5 (UPI) -- Steve Stricker and Dustin Johnson holed spectacular shots Friday en route to sharing the lead at the Northern Trust Open.
World men's golf rankings juggled

World men's golf rankings juggled

VIRGINIA WATER, England, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- The first six places, led by No. 1 Tiger Woods, held steady in the men's world golf rankings but the lower half of the Top 10 saw quite a bit of repositioning.
Ryan Palmer goes from 282nd to 92nd

Ryan Palmer goes from 282nd to 92nd

VIRGINIA WATER, England, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- Ryan Palmer's victory in the Sony Open jumped him 109 spots -- from 282nd to 92nd -- in the world golf rankings.
Stricker & Kelly win Shark Shootout

Stricker & Kelly win Shark Shootout

NAPLES, Fla., Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Steve Stricker and Jerry Kelly won the Shark Shootout in Naples, Fla., Sunday with a score of 26-under-par 190 in the three-round event.
Harrington rejoins Top 5 in golf rankings

Harrington rejoins Top 5 in golf rankings

VIRGINIA WATER, England, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- Ireland's Padraig Harrington rejoined the Top 5 Monday in the world golf rankings.
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Steve Stricker watches his drive off of the 17th tee box during the third round of the U.S. Open at Bethpage Black in Farmingdale, New York on June 21, 2009. (UPI Photo/Kevin Dietsch)
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Steven Stricker (born February 23, 1967) is an American professional golfer who plays on the PGA Tour. He has won 11 tournaments on the PGA Tour including the 2001 WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship and two FedEx Cup playoff events. His most successful season on tour came in 2009, when he had three tournament victories and finished second on the money list. He has ranked as high as No. 2 in the Official World Golf Ranking. He has spent 140 weeks in the top-10 of the rankings since 2007.

Stricker was born in Edgerton, Wisconsin. He grew up playing golf at both Lake Ripley Country Club in nearby Cambridge and at the Edgerton Towne Country Club in Edgerton. A 1990 graduate of the University of Illinois, Stricker earned All-American honors as a member of the golf team in 1988 and 1989.

Stricker turned professional in 1990, and began his career on the Canadian Professional Golf Tour, where he won two tournaments.

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