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.

Sunshine Tour

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.

PGA Tour of Australia

SYDNEY, Australia - Geoff Ogilvy won the Australian Open in his home country, closing with a 3-under 69 for a 4-stroke victory.

PGA Tour Qualifying

ORLANDO - Billy Mayfair and Ben Martin were tied for the lead at the PGA Tour qualifying school at Orange County National. The top 25 after Monday's round will earn PGA Tour cards for 2011.