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Tiger widens gap as Furyk closes on Vijay

Tiger Woods, the World Number One, won the Buick Open at Warwick Hills Golf & Country Club to complete his 50th PGA Tour win in a career of less than 200 starts. Second placed Jim Furyk, the World Number Four, narrows the gap to Vijay Singh and the World Number Three spot.

Marc Warren, winner of the 2005 Challenge Tour Rankings, won the Entercard Scandinavian Masters at Barsebäck Golf and Country Club, his maiden European Tour title, after a play-off with Sweden's Robert Karlsson. Warren improves his position in the Official World Golf Ranking by 170 places to 185th.

Hideto Tanihara won the Sun Chlorella Classic on the Japan Golf Tour and climbs 33 places to World Number 102, becoming Japan's third highest ranked player in the Official World Golf Ranking.

This week's other winners were Johnson Wagner at the Cox Classic on the Nationwide Tour, John Wade at the Ireland Ryder Cup Challenge on the European Challenge Tour and Wes Heffernan at the Casino de Montreal Open on the Canadian Tour.

August 7, 2006


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