Yang, a 37-year-old Korean and your 2009 Honda Classic champion, played in the PGA's final-round pairing with Woods, who had a two-shot edge and had never lost a major championship that he led after 54 holes. Until now. Yang stared down Woods, hit the hybrid shot of his life to the 72nd green, won the PGA by three strokes and acquired lifetime superstar status as the first Asian-born golfer to win a major.
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