Woods has sore back, could withdraw

KILKENNY, Ireland, Sept. 29 (UPI) -- Defending champion Tiger Woods could pull out of the WGC-American Express Championship in Ireland because of a back injury, he said Wednesday.

Singh ups lead in world golf ranking

WASHINGTON, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Vijay Singh increased his lead over Tiger Woods in this week's Official World Golf Ranking.

Singh withdraws from WGC event in Ireland

KILKENNY, Ireland, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Vijay Singh withdrew Monday from the American Express World Golf Championship event in Ireland because of hurricane damage where he lives in Florida.

Singh leads in quest for money record

FARMINGTON, Pa., Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Vijay Singh, seeking his eighth win of the year and a single-season earnings record, maintained a two-shot lead Friday at the 84 Lumber Championship.

Singh leads in bid for eighth victory

FARMINGTON, Pa., Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Vijay Singh continued his amazing season Thursday by taking a three-shot lead after one round of the 84 Lumber Classic of Pennsylvania.

Singh heads field in 84 Lumber Classic

FARMINGTON, Pa., Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Vijay Singh, shooting for his eighth victory of the year, leads the field in the 84 Lumber Classic this week in southwest Pennsylvania.

Woods withdraws from Pennsylvania event

FARMINGTON, Pa., Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Tiger Woods won't be playing in this week's PGA Tour event in Pennslvania after all.

Europe wins Ryder Cup golf matches

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., Sept. 19 (UPI) -- The Europeans beat the United States to win the Ryder Cup golf matches Sunday.

Europeans expand lead at Ryder Cup

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., Sept. 18 (UPI) -- The European team scored three points in the foursomes Saturday to take a 11-5 lead going into the final day of the 35th Ryder Cup Matches.

Europeans dominate Ryder Cup

BLOOMFIELD, Mich., Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Colin Montgomerie and Padraig Harrington starred while Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson faltered Friday as Europe took command of the Ryder Cup matches.

Woods-Mickelson team for Ryder Cup

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson will be partners for the first time in their superstar careers Friday on the opening day of the Ryder Cup.

Mickelson: Bad shots costly at 'Monster'

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., Sept. 15 (UPI) -- Oakland Hills in Michigan will severely punish Ryder Cup players for hitting bad shots, U.S. star Phil Mickelson said Wednesday.

Singh closing in on 1-year money record

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla., Sept. 13 (UPI) -- Vijay Singh, who recently replaced Tiger Woods as the world's No. 1 golfer, is closing in on Woods' single-year money record.

Dell tops Fortune's under-40 rich list

NEW YORK, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Michael Dell, chairman and founder of Dell Computer, is still No. 1 on Fortune Magazine's latest 40 under 40 list -- the 40 richest Americans under age 40.

Sindelar leads rain-marred Canadien Open

OAKVILLE, Ontario, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Joey Sindelar shot a 5-under 66 Thursday and had the lead Thursday when the first round of the Canadian Open was suspended by darkness.
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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

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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