THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. - U.S. Open champion Graeme McDowell sank a 20-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole Sunday to force a playoff with Tiger Woods in the Chevron World Challenge, then made one from 25 feet on the same hole to deny Woods a victory this year.
Woods lost a 4-shot lead, falling for the first time after leading by at least 3 shots going into the final round.
ORLANDO - Maria Hjorth won the LPGA Tour Championship with a final-round par 72 at Grand Cypress Golf Club. Her 5-under 283 total was the second closest to par for a winner this year, behind Paula Creamer's 3 under in the U.S. Open.
SUN CITY, South Africa - Lee Westwood cemented his year-end No. 1 ranking with an 8-shot win at the Nedbank Golf Challenge at Gary Player Country Club.
SYDNEY, Australia - Geoff Ogilvy won the Australian Open in his home country, closing with a 3-under 69 for a 4-stroke victory.