Austin penalized 4 strokes at PGA Championship

PITTSFORD, N.Y., Aug. 9 (UPI) -- Woody Austin suffered a four-stroke penalty for having too many clubs in his bag Friday, costing him a chance to play on the weekend at the PGA Championship.
Mickelson goes to No. 2 in world golf rankings

Mickelson goes to No. 2 in world golf rankings

VIRGINIA WATER, England, July 22 (UPI) -- Phil Mickelson's win at the British Open boosts him to No. 2 behind Tiger Woods in the men's world golf rankings.

Woody Austin birdies playoff hole, takes Sanderson Farms Championship

MADISON, Miss., July 21 (UPI) -- Woody Austin birdied the first playoff hole Sunday, besting Daniel Summerhays and Cameron Beckman to claim the Sanderson Farms Championship.

Daniel Summerhays outwaits rain, retains share of Sanderson Farms lead

MADISON, Miss., July 20 (UPI) -- Daniel Summerhays drained a birdie putt on the 18th hole after a long rain delay Saturday, retaining a share of the third-round lead at Sanderson Farms.

No wind brings low scores at Colonial

FORT WORTH, Texas, May 28 (UPI) -- Steve Stricker birdied the final hole Thursday to grab a share of the lead with Woody Austin and Tim Clark after one round of the Colonial Invitational.

Chopra has two-stroke lead at Buick Open

GRAND BLANC, Mich., June 28 (UPI) -- Daniel Chopra of Sweden posted a 4-under 68 Saturday to hold a two-stroke lead after three rounds of the Buick Open, which is missing most of the top golfers.
Unlikely duo leads U.S. Open

Unlikely duo leads U.S. Open

SAN DIEGO, June 12 (UPI) -- The unlikely duo of Justin Hicks and Kevin Streelman emerged as co-leaders Thursday after the opening round of the U.S. Open.

Andres Romero captures 1st PGA Tour title

NEW ORLEANS, March 30 (UPI) -- Andres Romero of Argentina shot a 4-under-par 68 Sunday to win his first PGA Tour title, topping Peter Lonard by one shot in the Zurich Classic of New Orleans.

Four lead at rain-suspended Zurich Classic

NEW ORLEANS, March 29 (UPI) -- Woody Austin birdied three straight holes and was among four co-leaders when the third round of the Zurich Classic was suspended by rain Saturday.

Woods survives close match with Baddeley

MARANA, Ariz., Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Tiger Woods rolled in a 20-foot birdie putt at the second extra hole Friday to earn a spot in the quarterfinals of the Accenture Match Play Championship.

Woods coasts into Accenture third round

MARANA, Ariz., Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Tiger Woods coasted into the third round of the Accenture Match Play Championship Thursday while Phil Mickelson was eliminated by Stuart Appleby.

Tiger rallies to win opening match

MARANA, Ariz., Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Tiger Woods staged an amazing rally Wednesday to defeat J.B. Holmes in the opening round of the Accenture Match Play Championship.

Charles Warren leads PGA Tour event

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Charles Warren, who has yet to earn a victory in four years on the PGA Tour, shared the first-round lead Thursday at the FBR Open in Scottsdale, Ariz.

Watney leads PGA Tour's first '08 event

KAPALUA, Hawaii, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- Nick Watney opened the PGA Tour season Thursday with a 5-under 68 that put him one shot in front at the Mercedes-Benz Championship in Kapalua, Hawaii.

Austin-Calcavecchia win the Lynch Shootout

NAPLES, Fla., Dec. 9 (UPI) -- The duo of Woody Austin and Mark Calcavecchia Sunday made birdie at the last hole to capture the PGA's 2007 Merrill Lynch Shootout at Naples, Fla.
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Woody Austin
PGA golfer Woody Austin directs his putt on the 18th green during the first round of the Buick Open at Warwick Hills Golf & Country Club on August 3, 2006. Austin finished the round at seven under par with a score of 65. (Scott R. Galvin/UPI Photo)

Albert Woody Austin II (born January 27, 1964) is an American professional golfer who plays on the PGA Tour.

Austin was born in Tampa, Florida. He graduated from the University of Miami, where he was coached by Norman C. Parsons Jr., in 1986 with a degree in Business Administration. He turned professional in 1986.

He won Rookie of the Year honors on the PGA Tour in 1995. He has won three times on tour: the 1995 Buick Open, the 2004 Buick Championship, and the 2007 Stanford St. Jude Championship shooting a final round 62.

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