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Tiger Woods leads after Round 1 of PGA Championship


Only one player participating at the PGA Championship would have slept soundly on Thursday night. The reason? Tiger Woods, and his oh-so-perfect round of 5-under par 67.

Throughout the Majors this year Woods complained that his putting was not up to scratch and he missed a few of them at the Hazeltine National Golf Course too. The only difference this time around was that the ones that burned the lips were for birdie and not par.

If the omens prove to be right Tiger would not go without a Major this year, and would be left just three behind Jack Nicklaus for that record haul of 18 Majors. The last time Tiger broke 70 during the first round of a Major was at Carnoustie two years ago. The only two other


Lucas Glover holds nerve to win US Open

lucas_glover_1.jpgAn amazing 109th US Open that like last year once again drifted on to the reserve Monday saw 29-year old unheralded American Lucas Glover clinch his first Major at Bethpage Black, New York.

The South Carolina native who had never before made the cut at the event held his nerve to shoot a 3-over 73 beating the trio of Phil Mickelson, David Duval and Ricky Barnes by two strokes on a thrilling evening of golf.

Mickelson had an outstanding morning to come from 5 strokes back to take a share of the lead with Glover on a couple of occasions in what would have been a real life fairytale come true. Phil birdied the 9th and 11th, before hitting a sumptuous drive on the 13th that took him to 5-feet of an eagle putt which he d


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