Mark Christopher Charity Classic comes to end

The Mark Christopher Charity Classic in Rancho Cucamonga will not be on the Nationwide Tour schedule next year because it failed to obtain a title sponsor, the tournament director said. The press release follows.
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Rory’s in hot water

Rory Sabbatini has done it again, managing to again Tiger Woods. This time, he withdrew from Tiger’s tournament. He told the PGA Tour that he was withdrawing for personal reasons. The Associated Press reported that he withdrew because of shin splints, according to his agent.
But Tiger Woods said Sabbatini never informed tournament director Greg McLaughlin. Woods didn’t look happy when asked about it but said he was going to figure out exactly what happened before making a judgment.

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Tiger ties scoring record in win

Tiger Woods shot a 4-under 68 on Sunday to win the Target World Challenge. He tied a tournament record by shooting 22-under par for the tournament. Davis Love III shot 22-under to win in 2000. Woods won by seven shots over Zach Johnson and eight over Jim Furyk. He started the day with a six-stroke lead.
Woods will donate his $1.35 million to the Tiger Woods Foundation and Tiger Woods Learning Center.

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Three-jack city

Jim Furyk, who had pulled within two strokes of Tiger Woods through nine holes, three-putted from less than 5 feet on the par-4 10th hole.

Woods, meanwhile, sank a 12-foot birdie putt on the 10th to move to 19 under and take a four-stroke advantage.

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On Tiger’s tail

Jim Furyk shot a 4-under 32 on the front nine Sunday, cutting Tiger Woods’ lead from six strokes to two.

Furyk equaled the best front-nine score of the week, set by Woods in Friday’s second round on the host’s way to a course-record 62.

Woods shot an even-par 36 on the front Sunday, with two birdies and two bogeys. Furyk had five birdies and one bogey.

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Halved

Tiger Woods’ six-stroke advantage heading into the final round has been cut in half.

Jim Furyk birdied both the par-4 seventh and the par-3 eighth to move to 16 under and pull within three shots of Tiger.

Furyk has five birdies and one bogey through the first eight holes.

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