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Jordan Spieth downs defending champ Matt Kuchar in WGC Match Play

MARANA, Ariz., Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Jordan Spieth beat defending champion Matt Kuchar in a tough battle Friday, highlighting third-round play at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship.

Defending champ Matt Kuchar advances in WGC Match Play

MARANA, Ariz., Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Defending champ Matt Kuchar advanced but Henrik Stenson, Justin Rose and Rory McIlroy were bounced from the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship Thursday.
Zach Johnson to seventh in world golf ranking

Zach Johnson to seventh in world golf ranking

VIRGINIA WATER, England, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- Zach Johnson's win at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions lifts him two spots to No. 7 in the men's world golf rankings.

Johnson, Simpson, Spieth share Kapalua lead after three rounds

NAPLES, Fla., Jan. 5 (UPI) -- Dustin Johnson was joined by Webb Simpson and Jordan Spieth atop the leaderboard Sunday following three rounds of the Hyundai Tournament of Champions in Hawaii.

Zach Johnson's 66 good for 3-stroke lead at Kapalua

KAPALUA, Hawaii, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- Zach Johnson's 7-under-par 66 Saturday put him three strokes ahead after two rounds of the Hyundai Tournament of Champions in Hawaii.

Spieth shares lead to open 2014 on PGA Tour

NAPLES, Fla., Jan. 3 (UPI) -- Jordan Spieth, coming off a rookie-of-the-year season on the PGA Tour, grabbed a share of the lead Friday after one round of the Tournament of Champions.

Tiger Woods holds onto 2-shot lead at windy World Challenge

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Host Tiger Woods retained a two-shot lead after carding an even-par 72 Saturday in the third round of the World Challenge.

Chris Kirk claims one-shot win at McGladrey Open

SEA ISLAND, Ga., Nov. 10 (UPI) -- Chris Kirk logged a 4-under 66 and capitalized on a bogey by Briny Baird on the final hole Sunday to win the McGladrey Classic by a single stroke.

Kirk takes 1-shot lead at McGladrey Classic

SEA ISLAND, Ga., Nov. 8 (UPI) -- Chris Kirk shot a 4-under 66 Friday and owned a 1-shot lead when play was suspended in the second round of the McGladrey Classic.

George McNeill leads on PGA Tour

SEA ISLAND, Ga., Nov. 7 (UPI) -- George McNeill reached 8-under with two holes to play Thursday and had the lead when play was suspended in the opening round of the McGladrey Classic.
Simpson moves up, Jeong gains 700 spots in men's world golf rankings

Simpson moves up, Jeong gains 700 spots in men's world golf rankings

VIRGINIA WATER, England, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Webb Simpson gained seven rankings spots after his Las Vegas PGA Tour win and Jin Jeong climbed 700 places after posting a European Tour victory in Australia.

Webb Simpson completes dominating Shriners Hospitals win

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Webb Simpson completed a dominating tournament Sunday, logging a 5-under 66 to wrap up a six-stroke victory at the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.

Webb Simpson retains big lead after three rounds in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Webb Simpson recorded a 4-under 67 Saturday, holding onto a big lead after three rounds of the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open in Las Vegas.

Webb Simpson takes halfway lead on PGA Tour

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Webb Simpson, seeking his first victory since winning the U.S. Open 16 months ago, took a four-shot lead Friday at the Shriners Hospital for Children Open.

Henry shoots 60 to lead in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- J.J. Henry turned in the lowest round of his career Thursday, an 11-under 60 that put him a shot in front at the Shriners Hospital for Childrens Open.
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James Frederick "Webb" Simpson (born August 8, 1985) is an American professional golfer who plays on the PGA Tour.

Simpson was born in Raleigh, North Carolina. He played collegiate golf at Wake Forest University and was a three-time All-American and the ACC Player of the Year in 2008. He won several prestigious amateur tournaments. He played on the victorious 2007 Walker Cup team and the 2007 Palmer Cup team.

After turning professional in June 2008, Simpson played on the PGA Tour and Nationwide Tour on sponsor's exemptions. He recorded two runner-up finishes on the Nationwide Tour. He then competed in the PGA Tour's qualifying school and finished T7 to earn his Tour card for 2009. He had a successful start to his rookie year with a 5th place finish at the Bob Hope Classic and a 9th place finish at the Sony Open in Hawaii. He ended the season with four top 10 finishes and comfortably retained his tour card ranked 70th on the money list.

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