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Irwin Stays On Money Track, Leads Senior Championship


Nicklaus Exempted Again

Jack Nicklaus accepted a special exemption from the USGA to the 1997 U.S. Open, extending two of the most remarkable streaks in sports with his 41st consecutive Open and 142nd …

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Trevino Wins In Playoff

Lee Trevino sank a 35-foot putt for a birdie on the first hole of a five-way playoff - the biggest in Senior PGA Tour history to win the $1.05 million …

Hoch Increases His Lead In Sarazen World Open


Hoch Leads World Open

Calling it “one of my best striking rounds ever,” Scott Hoch shot a course-record 8-under-par 64 to build a two-shot lead over defending champion Frank Nobilo halfway through the $1.9 …

Lehman Wins By Six

Tom Lehman finished off a dominating performance at Southern Hills Country Club and a sensational year with a 71 in the rain-delayed final round of the Tour Championship for a …

Third Great Round Has Lehman Out In Front By Nine Shots


Lehman Leads At Tulsa; Woods’ Father Hospitalized


Singh, Lehman Tie For Lead

Tom Lehman despairs over this missed putt, but still shares Tour Championship lead. Photo by Associated Press

Woods Wins Another One

Young pro golf sensation Tiger Woods and Disney character Tigger were all smiles after Woods captured the Disney Classic. Photo by Associated Press

Els, Singh In Final


Rookie Leads Disney

Frank Lickliter, a 27-year-old rookie who has to finish no lower than 10th this week if he wants to keep his PGA Tour card, shot a 9-under 63 to share …

Els Targets Third

Aiming to become the first player to win three straight World Match Play titles, Ernie Els faces high-powered opposition from the United States. Lined up against the South African are …

Stadler Earns $150,000

Craig Stadler won the PGA Tour Shoot-Out Championship, hitting a 90-yard lob wedge shot 8 feet, 8-1/2 inches from the pin in a final-hole tiebreaker with Scott Hoch. “The best …

United States Tops New Zealand For Third Dunhill Cup Championship

Americans Phil Mickelson, left, Steve Stricker, center, and Mark O’Meara pose with the Dunhill Cup after beating New Zealand. Photo by Associated Press

Mickelson Leads U.S. Golfers Into Dunhill Cup Semifinals


Huston, Heinen Match 6-Under 66s To Lead Texas Open

John Huston and Mike Heinen shot 6-under-par 66s Thursday and were tied for the lead after one round of the Texas Open in San Antonio. Huston, 35th on the PGA …

Morgan Wins Ralphs Classic

Gil Morgan, who turned 50 and became eligible to play on the tour just 11 days earlier, birdied the first five holes and shot 5-under-par 66 Sunday to win the …

Chiefs Deal Berry; Youngsters Benefit

The Spokane Chiefs dealt 18-year-old defenseman Ryan Berry to the Calgary Hitmen on Friday, opening more ice time for three younger blue-liners. The Chiefs received Calgary’s third-round pick in the …

Fehr Leads At Las Vegas

Rick Fehr shot a 3-under 69 Friday to get to 20 under and take a two-shot lead over Davis Love III and Fred Funk going into the final two rounds …

Woods Returns To Action

Mentally refreshed after a week of rest at his new Orlando, Fla., home, Tiger Woods, the hottest item on the PGA Tour, tees it up again today in the $1.6 …

Bradley Wins Buick

After three miserable days, Michael Bradley won his first PGA Tour event with three beautiful shots. Bradley, on the tour since 1993, won a five-way playoff on the first hole, …

Pepper Stays Hot

Dottie Pepper, bidding for her fifth victory in her last nine LPGA tour events, responded to her lone miscue with three consecutive birdies, propelling her to a 4-under-par 68 and …

Funk Takes Over Buick Lead

Fred Funk is having the time of his golfing life. Funk shot a 7-under-par 65 to move into a five-way tie for the lead at the halfway point of the …

Disputed Call Erases Touchdown, Keeps Titans Winless

Lightning struck University High School’s football team twice in as many games. The bolts - in the form of iffy penalties - have left coach Mike Ganey distraught and his …

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Funk Wins B.C. Open

Tiger Woods didn’t win the B.C. Open in Endicott, N.Y.,- that went to Fred Funk - but he did win enough money to guarantee he will play full time on …

Tigers Stalks Leaders

While Tiger Woods held his ground for a finalround charge, Fred Funk made his move in the B.C. Open at Endicott, N.Y. Funk, a former University of Maryland coach with …

U.S. Leads Solheim Cup

The United States, on the strength of a near-sweep in alternate-shot matches, took a 5-3 lead over Europe after today’s opening day of the women’s Solheim Cup at Chepstow, Wales. …