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Jimmy Walker hangs on to complete Pebble Beach Pro-Am victory

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif., Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Jimmy Walker nearly blew a big lead but avoided a playoff with a par on the 18th hole Sunday, hanging on to claim the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.
Lindsey Vonn walks runway with crutches at NYFW

Lindsey Vonn walks runway with crutches at NYFW

NEW YORK, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- An injured Lindsey Vonn walked the runway at the annual Heart Truth Red Dress Fashion Show in New York City on Thursday evening.
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Kevin Stadler jumps in rankings after first PGA win

Kevin Stadler jumps in rankings after first PGA win

VIRGINIA WATER, England, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- Kevin Stadler leaps 70 spots in the men's world golf rankings after joining his father as a PGA Tour champion.
Gallacher repeats as Dubai Desert Classic champion

Gallacher repeats as Dubai Desert Classic champion

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- Stephen Gallacher had birdies on two of the final three holes Sunday to secure a one-stroke victory at the European Tour's Omega Dubai Desert Classic.
Gallacher charges to Dubai Desert Classic lead

Gallacher charges to Dubai Desert Classic lead

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Defending champion Stephen Gallacher fired a 9-under-par-63 Saturday and grabbed the lead after three rounds of the European Tour's Omega Dubai Desert Classic.
McIlroy still in front at Dubai Desert Classic

McIlroy still in front at Dubai Desert Classic

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Rory McIlroy used an 18th-hole birdie Friday to take a one-stroke lead halfway through the European Tour's Omega Dubai Desert Classic.

Bubba Watson, Y.E. Yang share lead on PGA Tour

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Major championship winners Bubba Watson and Y.E. Yang both turned in a 7-under 64 Thursday and shared the lead when play was suspended at the Phoenix Open.
McIlroy leads Dubai Desert Classic

McIlroy leads Dubai Desert Classic

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Rory McIlroy fired a 9-under-par 63 Thursday and owns the lead after the first round of the European Tour's Omega Dubai Desert Classic.
Garcia returns to Top 10 in men's golf rankings

Garcia returns to Top 10 in men's golf rankings

VIRGINIA WATER, England, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Sergio Garcia's playoff win in the European Tour's Qatar Masters lifts him back into the Top 10 of the men's world golf rankings.

Gary Woodland takes one-shot lead at Farmers Insurance Open

LA JOLLA, Calif., Jan. 25 (UPI) -- Gary Woodland carded a 2-under 70 Saturday to grab a one-stroke lead after three rounds of the Farmers Insurance Open.
Phil Mickelson drops out of Farmers Insurance Open

Phil Mickelson drops out of Farmers Insurance Open

LA JOLLA, Calif., Jan. 25 (UPI) -- Hometown favorite Phil Mickelson withdrew from the Farmers Insurance Open in La Jolla, Calif., Saturday due a back problem.

Spieth soars to lead at Torrey Pines

LA JOLLA, Calif., Jan. 24 (UPI) -- Jordan Spieth shot the lowest round of his brief PGA Tour career Friday and vaulted past 44 players into the lead at the Farmers Insurance Open.

Cink leads after one round at Torrey Pines

LA JOLLA, Calif., Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Stewart Cink, winless since his triumph at the 2009 British Open, shot an 8-under 64 Thursday that put him in the lead at the Farmers Insurance Open.
Mickelson, Day move up in world golf rankings

Mickelson, Day move up in world golf rankings

VIRGINIA WATER, England, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- Phil Mickelson regains the world No. 4 ranking and Jason Day re-enters the Top 10 in Monday's update of the men's world golf rankings.
Sochi 2014: U.S. Olympic slalom skier has chance to become superstar

Sochi 2014: U.S. Olympic slalom skier has chance to become superstar

In the midst of all the skiing and skating and sledding that takes place during the Winter Olympics, an athlete occasionally transcends the competition.
MIKE RABUN, United Press International
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Tiger Woods
Tiger Woods hits his tee shot on the 3rd hole during the second round of the 93rd PGA Championship at the Atlanta Athletic Club on August 12, 2011 in Johns Creek, Georgia. UPI/Brian Kersey
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Eldrick Tont "Tiger" Woods (born December 30, 1975) is an American professional golfer whose achievements to date rank him among the most successful golfers of all time. Currently the World No. 1, he is the highest-paid professional athlete in the world, having earned an estimated $90.5 million from winnings and endorsements in 2010.

Woods has won 14 professional major golf championships, the second highest of any male player (Jack Nicklaus leads with 18), and 71 PGA Tour events, third all time. He has more career major wins and career PGA Tour wins than any other active golfer. He is the youngest player to achieve the career Grand Slam, and the youngest and fastest to win 50 tournaments on tour. Additionally, Woods is only the second golfer, after Jack Nicklaus, to have achieved a career Grand Slam three times. Woods has won 16 World Golf Championships, and has won at least one of those events each of the 11 years they have been in existence.

Woods has held the number one position in the world rankings for the most consecutive weeks and for the greatest total number of weeks. He has been awarded PGA Player of the Year a record ten times, the Byron Nelson Award for lowest adjusted scoring average a record eight times, and has the record of leading the money list in nine different seasons.

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