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Lee Westwood

Lee Westwood. (David Cannon/Getty Images)

Westwood, Chappell Off To Early Lead At PGA, While Woods Fires 74

Lee Westwood and Kevin Chappell fired six-under 65s to grab the early lead at the PGA Championship.

CBS Chicago–08/07/2014

Phil Mickelson of the United States reacts to a birdie putt on the 18th hole during the final round of the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield on July 21, 2013 in Gullane, Scotland. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Mickelson Wins Open For 1st Time With Brilliant Finish

Phil Mickelson has won the British Open with a spectacular finish. Mickelson shot a 5-under 66 Sunday to match the best round of the tournament and win his first claret jug.

07/21/2013

Lee Westwood of England acknowledges the crowd on the 7th hole during the third round of the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield on July 20, 2013 in Gullane, Scotland. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images)

Westwood Leads Woods Going To Final Round Of Open

Lee Westwood is positioned to win the first major title of his career.

07/20/2013

Hunter Mahan putt on the 14th hole during the championship match of the final round of the World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play Championship at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Club on February 26, 2012 in Marana, Arizona.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Mahan Stops McIlroy In Match Play

Hunter Mahan stopped Rory McIlroy’s march to No. 1 by winning the Match Play Championship.

02/26/2012

Rory McIlroy

McIlroy Storms Into Match Play Final

Rory McIlroy roared past Lee Westwood and into the final of the Match Play Championship. All that stands in his way of going to No. 1 in the world is beating Hunter Mahan.

02/26/2012

A Rolex clock is seen alongside a World Golf Championships logo during the quarterfinal round of the World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play Championship at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Club on February 25, 2012 in Marana, Arizona. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

McIlroy, Westwood To Face Off In Match Play

In 14 years of this fickle tournament, there has never been a semifinal match so compelling.

02/25/2012

Lee Westwood (AFP File)

Westwood Moves Into Quarterfinals At Match Play

Lee Westwood is two matches away from a shot at his first World Golf Championship, and a return to No. 1 in the world.

02/24/2012

PGA Championship - Final Round

Luke Donald Is Working Quietly To Win The FedEx Cup

Despite only winning one tournament this season, Luke Donald continues to remain the No. 1 ranked player in the world and is making a run at the FedEx Cup.

09/02/2011

U.S. Open - Round One

The Field Is Wide Open At This Year’s PGA Championship

The PGA Championship is this year’s final major and without the presence of a dominant player in the field, the player with the best fortune during the week will be the most likely winner.

08/09/2011

Lee Westwood (AFP File)

Lee Westwood Prepares For A Run At His First Major Championship

Sensing his opportunities are dwindling, Lee Westwood has made some to tweaks to his game as he prepares for a run at his first major championship next week at the PGA.

08/05/2011

Darren Clarke. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

Clarke Leads British After Two Rounds; Donald Misses Cut

Darren Clarke shot his second straight 2-under 68 on Friday, taking a lead role heading to the weekend at the British Open.

CBS Chicago–07/15/2011

140th Open Championship - Previews

Lee Westwood Looking for First Major

Lee Westwood is one of the world’s most consistent golfers. But he’s yet post a victory in a Major. The Open Championship could be his first.

07/13/2011

U.S. Open - Round One

Golf News and Notes: June 28, 2011

Notes from the world of golf. Ryan Moore plays with misaligned clubs. Erik Compton gets to the Tour after two heart attacks. Brits occupy the first three spots in the World Rankings.

06/28/2011

U.S. Open - Round Three

U.S. Open News and Notes: June 19, 2011

Notes from the U.S. Open. Lee Westwood had Saturday’s low round. The USGA moved up tees to make holes a little easier. Las Vegas is betting on McIlroy finishing on top.

06/19/2011

U.S. Open - Round One

U.S. Open News and Notes: June 17, 2011

Notes from the U.S. Open. Rory McIlroy shot an impressive first-round 65. Many players found the opening 199-yard, par-3 10th hole a little daunting. Congressional is the second longest course in U.S. Open history.

06/17/2011

Senior PGA Championship presented by KitchenAid - Final Round

REARDON: Thursday U.S. Open Blog

Dan Reardon at the U.S. Open. Hale Irwin was on hand to watch his son play. The top-three ranked players were the featured pairing on the first three days. President Obama, VP Joe Biden, House Speaker John Boehner and Ohio governor John Kasich tee off at Andrews Air Force base on Saturday.

06/16/2011

BMW PGA Championship - Final Round

No. 2 Lee Westwood Always a Contender

Lee Westwood has never won a major tournament, but he’s been the most consistent contender the past few years. He ranks number 2 in the world, and a solid case can be made for him as a number 1.

06/10/2011