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Mathis seeks first PGA Tour victory

CROMWELL, Conn., June 21 (UPI) -- David Mathis, hoping for a breakthrough week on the PGA Tour, shot a 6-under 64 Thursday that gave him the lead at the Travelers Championship.
U.S. Open champ to skip British Open

U.S. Open champ to skip British Open

CROMWELL, Conn., June 21 (UPI) -- Webb Simpson, who won the U.S. Open Sunday, said he won't be heading to England to the British Open because his wife is due to give birth next month.
Simpson up to fifth in golf rankings

Simpson up to fifth in golf rankings

VIRGINIA WATER, England, June 18 (UPI) -- Webb Simpson's steady play earned him the U.S. Open title and a return to the Top 10 of the men's world golf rankings.
Simpson's 68 nets U.S. Open victory

Simpson's 68 nets U.S. Open victory

SAN FRANCISCO, June 17 (UPI) -- Webb Simpson carded a 2-under-par 68 for the second straight day Sunday, rallying past Jim Furyk to claim the 112th U.S. Open Championship at The Olympic Club.
Jason Dufner now No. 14 in world rankings

Jason Dufner now No. 14 in world rankings

VIRGINIA WATER, England, May 21 (UPI) -- Jason Dufner's second championship in three weeks lifted him to No. 14 in the men's world golf rankings.
Kuchar enters golf Top 10

Kuchar enters golf Top 10

VIRGINIA WATER, England, May 14 (UPI) -- Matt Kuchar's two-stroke victory at the Players Championship shoved him up 11 spots and into the Top 10 of the world men's golf rankings.

Players Championship opens Thursday

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla., May 9 (UPI) -- Golf's elite gather Thursday for The Players Championship, the most significant tournament in the world outside the sport's four major events.
McIlroy back to No. 1 spot in golf

McIlroy back to No. 1 spot in golf

VIRGINIA WATER, England, May 7 (UPI) -- Rory McIlroy again swapped places with Like Donald and regained the men's world No. 1 golf ranking.

Fowler edges Points, McIlroy in playoff

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 6 (UPI) -- Rickie Fowler drained a 4-foot birdie putt on the first playoff hole Sunday, besting D.A. Points and Rory McIlroy to win the Wells Fargo Championship.

Simpson surges late for Wells Fargo lead

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 5 (UPI) -- Webb Simpson's late birdies Saturday enabled him to card a 3-under-par 69, good for a one-stroke lead after three rounds of the Wells Fargo Championship.

Watney leads, Tiger misses cut

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 4 (UPI) -- Nick Watney had an eagle during a round of 8-under 64 Friday and moved one shot in front midway through the Wells Fargo Championship.

Cink shares lead at Wells Fargo

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 3 (UPI) -- Former British Open champ Stewart Cink took part in a burst of low scoring Thursday and shared the lead after one round of the Wells Fargo Championship.

Bubba Watson returns to action Thursday

AVONDALE, La., April 25 (UPI) -- Golf's newest hero will be in action Thursday for the first time since the Masters victory that suddenly made him to one of his sport's leading figures.
Mahan leaps to No. 4 in golf rankings

Mahan leaps to No. 4 in golf rankings

VIRGINIA WATER, England, April 2 (UPI) -- Hunter Mahan jumps 10 places to No. 4 in the men's world golf rankings just before the year's first major tournament.
Woods jumps to No. 6 in world rankings

Woods jumps to No. 6 in world rankings

VIRGINIA WATER, England, March 26 (UPI) -- Tiger Woods returned to the Top 10 of the world men's golf rankings following his first PGA Tour victory in more than 2 1/2 years. He's now No. 6.
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Webb Simpson
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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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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Webb Simpson."
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