Garcia, Westwood and Johnson in mix for elusive 1st major

OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) There is no monkey on Sergio Garcia's back. The Spanish star can't stress that enough. ''That's nonsense,'' Garcia said Saturday at the U.S. Open. Maybe, but Garcia knows all the downplaying in the world can't hide the 0 for 70 in major tournaments on his otherwise sparkling resume, one that includes 27 wins across the world over the last two decades but none...
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June 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Garcia, Westwood, DJ hope to end major drought

Lee Westwood, Sergio Garcia and Dustin Johnson have all had their share of major heartbreak.
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June 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Lee Westwood holes amazing 130-yard shot for an eagle

Dustin Johnson had separated himself from the U.S. Open field by a few couple shots early in the third round, but a Johnson double-bogey and an incredible Lee Westwood eagle in the span of a few minutes created a tie atop the leaderboard. While Johnson was struggling on the third hole (the same hole that derailed Rory McIlroy's round Saturday morning), Westwood made his second eagle...
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June 18, 2016  |  Discuss

The Latest: Westwood surges to lead at US Open

OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) The latest from the U.S. Open golf championship (all times local): 10:15 a.m. Lee Westwood said jokingly this week that at 43, he remains ''a finely tuned athlete.'' The Englishman is in pretty good shape at the U.S. Open. A 25-time winner as a professional but 0-fer at the majors, Westwood surged to a tie for the lead during the second round at Oakmont on Saturday...
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June 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Steady Westwood back in contention at US Open

OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) Lee Westwood looked right at home in the rain at water-logged Oakmont. Maybe because it reminded him of home. Avoiding the big-time trouble that befuddled some of the bold-faced names in the field during the opening round of the stop and start U.S. Open, Westwood posted a 3-under 67 to finish one shot behind unknown Andrew Landry. The 43-year-old from England...
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June 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Westwood (67): Game is suited for a U.S. Open

Lee Westwood has given himself more chances to win the Masters than any other major, but he believes his game is built better for a U.S. Open.
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June 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Hole-out, experience benefit Westwood at soggy Oakmont

Close so many times in his career to winning a major championship, maybe the only thing Lee Westwood is missing is a little bit of Grand Slam luck.
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June 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Lee Westwood saves millionaire from drowning in Barbados

Lee Westwood might still be searching for his first major title, but he can add "life-saver" to his bulky resume. According to the Birmingham Mail, Westwood was vacationing in Barbados and saw a man struggling to stay above water in the Atlantic Ocean. Westwood quickly sprung into action and brought the man ashore on Friday. That man was wealthy Englishman Colin Davies —€“ a...
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January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Lee Westwood saved man from drowning in Barbados

By Jason Rowan Golfer Lee Westwood is being hailed as a life-saver by the man he pulled from the Atlantic Ocean last week in Barbados. Westwood was vacationing with his wife Laurae on the Caribbean island last week when he reacted to cries of help from the water. That’s when the 41-year-old English golfer came to the assistance of a man named Colin Davies, who had been overcome...
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January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Lee Westwood drops 23 pounds in 6 weeks before Ryder Cup

  Lee Westwood has been working out and losing weight as he prepares to make his ninth appearance in a European Ryder Cup team. The 41-year-old Westwood arrived for this week's Wales Open at Celtic Manor looking trim and ready to take on the United States at Gleneagles later this month. Westwood sais with a smile ''I'm vanishing'' and that he has lost 23 pounds in six weeks. He...
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September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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