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.

Singh officially becomes world's No. 1

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- Vijay Singh officially became the world's top-ranked golfer Tuesday, replacing Tiger Woods, who had held the honor for more than five years.

Singh wins again; now No. 1 in world

NORTON, Mass., Sept. 6 (UPI) -- Vijay Singh won the Deutsche Bank Championship Monday and took the world No. 1 ranking away from Tiger Woods.

Vijay and Tiger battle on Labor Day

NORTON, Mass., Sept. 5 (UPI) -- Vijay Singh and Tiger Woods are paired in the final group Monday as Singh takes a three-shot lead into the final round of the Deutsche Bank Championship.

Singh leads by two; Woods tied for second

NORTON, Mass., Sept. 4 (UPI) -- Vijay Singh shot an eight-under par 63 Saturday and took a two-shot lead over Tiger Woods and two other players in the Deutsche Bank Championship.

Woods shares lead after one round

NORTON, Mass., Sept. 3 (UPI) -- Tiger Woods, his world No. 1 ranking at stake this week, shot a 6-under 65 Friday to share the lead after one round of the Deutsche Bank Championship.

Stewart Cink wins NEC Invitational

AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- Stewart Cink birdied the 72nd hole Sunday for an even-par 70 and a four-shot victory at the World Golf Championships-NEC Invitational.

Cink has five-shot lead in Akron

AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Stewart Cink shots a 2-under 68 in the third round Saturday to take a five-shot lead after three rounds of thde PGA Tour event in Akron.

Cink has early lead in suspended NEC

AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 19 (UPI) -- Stewart Cink was five-under par through 10 Thursday and in the lead of the suspended World Golf Championships-NEC Invitational.

Singh now No. 2 in the world

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- Vijay Singh, who won a three-man playoff to take the 68th PGA Championship, was No. 2 in world golf rankings released Monday.

Sutton makes Ryder Cup choices

MILWAUKEE, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- United States Ryder Cup captain Hal Sutton Monday named Stewart Cink and Jay Haas to this year's team that will oppose Europe in the fall near Detroit.

Singh wins playoff for second PGA title

KOHLER, Wis., Aug. 15 (UPI) -- Vijay Singh birdied the first extra hole of a playoff Sunday to beat Chris DiMarco and Justin Leonard and win his second PGA Championship.

Singh leads by one in PGA Championship

KOHLER, Wis., Aug. 14 (UPI) -- Vijay Singh, the 1998 PGA Champion, posted a three-under 69 Saturday to take the 54-hole lead of the 86th PGA Championship.
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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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