Austin and Calcavecchia lead by two

NAPLES, Fla., Dec. 8 (UPI) -- Woody Austin and Mark Calcavecchia teamed for a 12-under 60 Saturday to take the lead after the second round of the Merrill Lynch Shootout.

Funk, Sluman team for share of first

NAPLES, Fla., Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Champions Tour members Jeff Sluman and Fred Funk shot a combined 8-under 64 Friday to share the first-round lead at the Merrill Lynch Shootout in Naples, Fla.

Norman to play in Merrill Lynch Shootout

NAPLES, Fla., Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Tournament host Greg Norman will play in the PGA's Merrill Lynch Shootout Dec. 5-9 at Naples, Fla.

J.P. Hayes leads on PGA Tour

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Nov. 1 (UPI) -- J.P. Hayes, needing to make the cut this week to secure an exemption onto the 2008 PGA Tour, took the lead Thursday at the Children's Miracle Network Classic.

Casey begins title defense at Surrey

LONDON, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Defending champion Paul Casey Thursday was among the winners on the first day of the HSBC World Match Play Championship at Surrey, England.

U.S. lead trimmed at Presidents Cup

MONTREAL, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Vijay Singh and Stuart Appleby coasted past Tiger Woods and Jim Furyk Friday as the International Team roared back into contention at the Presidents Cup.

USA takes big lead in Presidents Cup

MONTREAL, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Hunter Mahan and Steve Stricker touched off a near sweep Thursday as the United States took a 5 1/2-1/2 opening-day lead in the Presidents Cup at Montreal.

Presidents Cup opens Thursday

MONTREAL, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- The seventh Presidents Cup matches begins Thursday with Tiger Woods making what is expected to be his final appearance of 2007.

Woods on fire at Tour Championship

ATLANTA, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- Tiger Woods scorched the course with a record-setting effort Friday and led by three strokes after two rounds of the Tour Championship at Atlanta.

Rain disrupts Tour Championship

ATLANTA, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- Tim Clark led after the weather-marred first round of the Tour Championship in Atlanta Thursday while FedEx Cup leader Tiger Woods got off to a solid start.

Stricker takes third-round Barclays lead

HARRISON, N.Y., Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Steve Stricker shot a 6-under 65 Saturday to take a one stroke lead after three rounds of the PGA's Barclays Classic at Harrison, N.Y.

Tiger Woods wins the PGA Championship

TULSA, Okla., Aug. 12 (UPI) -- Tiger Woods shot a closing 1-under-par 69 Sunday afternoon to win the PGA Championship at Tulsa, Okla., for a two-stroke victory over Woody Austin.

Woods takes 3-shot lead into PGA final

TULSA, Okla., Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Defending champion Tiger Woods shot a 1-under-69 Saturday to take a three-shot lead into the final round of the PGA Championship at Tulsa, Okla.

Woods equals major championship record

TULSA, Okla., Aug. 10 (UPI) -- Tiger Woods Friday shot the lowest round ever in the 147-year history of major golf tournaments to take the lead at the PGA Championship in Tulsa, Okla.

John Daly makes surprise PGA challenge

TULSA, Okla., Aug. 9 (UPI) -- Englishman Graeme Storm was a surprise first-round leader at the PGA Championship Thursday while John Daly shocked the golf world with a second-place showing.
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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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