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Surprise Winner at the U.S. Open

Posted: June 22, 2009 5:40 PM ; Updated: June 22, 2009 5:50 PM

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FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Lucas Glover steadied his hands for a 3-foot par putt on the 18th hole, an anticlimatic finish to five dreary days at a U.S. Open filled with more delays than drama.

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Tiger Birdies Final Two Holes to Win

Posted: June 07, 2009 9:49 PM ; Updated: June 07, 2009 10:45 PM

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) -- Two holes, two towering shots, two clutch birdies.

Just like that, Tiger Woods broke out of a four-way tie and won the Memorial on Sunday with a 7-under 65 to cap off a high-charged comeback. And just as suddenly, he silenced the skeptics who wondered if he was ready to defend his title in the U.S. Open in two weeks at Bethpage Black.

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Cabrera Wins Masters in Playoff

Posted: April 12, 2009 7:31 PM ; Updated: April 12, 2009 7:33 PM

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The Masters delivered the show everyone wanted and a champion no one expected.

Angel Cabrera became the first Argentine to win the green jacket at Augusta National on Sunday by surviving a wild final round that began with a supercharged duel between Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson and ended with a stunning collapse by Kenny Perry.

Indeed, this Masters had it all.

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Tiger Barely in the Hunt at Masters

Posted: April 11, 2009 5:20 PM ; Updated: April 11, 2009 8:14 PM

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Angel Cabrera and Kenny Perry have proven they can handle the pressure on golf's biggest stage. Next up is Sunday at Augusta National, a test unlike any other they have faced.

Cabrera, who won the U.S. Open two years ago at Oakmont, made three birdies on the back nine and scratched out an important par on the final hole Saturday at the Masters for a 3-under 69.

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Tiger Gets First Win Since Return

Posted: March 29, 2009 7:19 PM ; Updated: March 29, 2009 9:18 PM

ORLANDO, Fla.(AP) The clutch shots. The late charge. An electric birdie putt on the 18th hole at Bay Hill.

Yep, Tiger Woods is back.

With those familiar back-nine heroics and a putt most everyone knew he was going to make, Woods holed a 15-footer for birdie to win the Arnold Palmer Invitational for his first victory since returning from knee surgery.

Woods closed with a 3-under 67 for a one-shot victory over hard-luck Sean O'Hair, matching his largest comeback on the PGA Tour.

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Tiger Two Shots Out at Arnold Palmer

Posted: March 26, 2009 7:09 PM ; Updated: March 27, 2009 12:24 AM

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Tiger Woods was in the water, in the trees and in a foul mood. Eight consecutive one-putts, including four straight birdies, changed his fortunes Thursday in the Arnold Palmer Invitational.

Woods, the defending champion and a five-time winner at Bay Hill, shot a 2-under 68 that left him two shots out of the lead shared by Tim Herron and Jeff Overton.

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