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Brooks’ Consistency Pays Off In Bob Hope Classic Victory

Mark Brooks, a first-round co-leader who remained at or near the front the entire tournament, shot a 5-under-par 67 Sunday to win the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic in Palm Desert, …


Stewart Makes His Move

Payne Stewart, trying to regain the form that brought him a PGA Championship, U.S. Open and seven other tour victories, shot a 9-under-par 63 to move into a share of …


Goydos Leads Bob Hope Classic

Paul Goydos shot an 8-under-par 64 for a one-stroke lead after two rounds of the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic. Goydos, who played at Tamarisk Country Club, is at 133 in …


Sports People

North Carolina soccer coach Bill Steffen, winner of two national soccer championships in the past three years, has been named the first women’s soccer coach at Oregon. … Mark Brooks …


Mickelson Comes From Behind To Capture Third Nortel Open

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Edwards Leads Nortel Open

After mastering Starr Pass, the dark side of the Nortel Open in Tucson, Ariz., Joel Edwards was looking forward to playing Tucson National. A 30-foot putt on No. 14 was …


Neumann Takes One-Stroke Lead

Liselotte Neumann, unable to practice until recently because of the winter weather in Sweden, shot a 5-under-par 67 to take a one-stroke lead after one round of the LPGA’s season-opening …


O’Meara Takes Four-Stroke Lead

Mark O’Meara hit 16 of 18 greens and made six birdies, shooting a bogey-free 66 to take a four-stroke lead into the final round of the Mercedes Championships. O’Meara started …


Janzen Leads Mercedes

Lee Janzen started the day with four straight birdies and finished with another on the last hole to shoot a 7-under-par 65 for the lead midway through the Mercedes Championships. …


Spokane Won’t Get Senior Tour Event

Don’t look for a PGA Senior Tour event to supplant the Pro Classic in 1996, event promoter Toby Steward said. Although invited by the Senior Tour to present a proposal …


Waldorf’s Putt Wins Diners’ Club

Duffy Waldorf sank a 4-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole, giving him and Tom Lehman a 1-up victory over Kenny Perry and John Huston in the finals of the …


Miscellany

Defending champions Ray Floyd and Dave Eichelberger defeated Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus 3 and 2 in the opening round of the Senior PGA portion of the $2,110,000 Diners Club …


Love, Daniel Forge Tie

Davis Love III and Beth Daniel combined for a 63 and moved into a share of the lead with the team of Jay Delsing and Val Skinner after three rounds …


$270,000 Putt Lifts Couples Past Pavin In Wild Skins Game

Fred Couples, missing putts and hitting last off the tee all day, finally ended the longest Skins Game and his personal string of second-place finishes. Couples, the runner-up in three …


Good Timing Fattens Pavin’s Wallet U.S. Open Champ Uses Nice Chip, Putt To Haul Off $150,000 At Skins Game

A chip into the hole and an opportune putt can mean lots of money in the Skins Game. Corey Pavin made the chip and the putt Saturday to win $150,000 …


Sports People

The St. Louis Blues recalled former Spokane Chiefs left wing Kevin Sawyer. … Los Angeles Kings left wing Eric Lacroix was suspended indefinitely for checking Dennis Vaske of the New …


Miscellany

Tom Kite, a former U.S. Open champion and the PGA Tour’s second all-time money winner, will be named captain of the 1997 U.S. Ryder Cup team according to published reports. …


Miscellany

Louisiana Tech, fourth in The Associated Press women’s preseason basketball poll last week, shot to the top after beating defending national champion Connecticut 83-81 in overtime in Sunday’s Hall of …


Triplett Ties For Second

At Pebble Beach, Calif., former PGA Tour player Ronnie Black shot a 1-under-par 71 for a two-stroke victory over four players in the $250,000 Pebble Beach Invitational. Former Pullman resident …


Elkington, Calcavecchia In Lead

Steve Elkington and Mark Calcavecchia combined to shoot an 11-under-par 61 to take a two-stroke lead after the second round of the $1,100,000 Shark Shootout. Elkington, the PGA champion and …


Colbert Wins Senior Title

Jim Colbert, who looked like a sure winner with nine holes left, hit a 20-foot birdie putt that crawled in on the next to last hole to beat Ray Floyd …


Three Share Senior Lead

There is a Super duel for the top spot entering today’s final round of the Senior Tour championship at Myrtle Beach, S.C. Former Masters champion Gay Brewer and Harold Henning …


Furyk’s Birdie Seals Win

Jim Furyk followed a near disastrous unplayable lie on the 16th hole with a tap-in birdie on 18 and won the Kapalua International in Kapalua, Hawaii, by two strokes over …


Furyk Maintains Lead But Pate’s Eight Birdies Vault Him Into Second With Two Others

Jim Furyk shot a 2-under-par 71 Saturday to hold off three challengers - Steve Pate, Hale Irwin and Jim McGovern - and hold on to a two-stroke lead after three …


Furyk Takes Kapalua Lead

Jim Furyk birdied five of his last seven holes on the way to an 8-under-par 65, building a three-stroke lead over Davis Love III and Russ Cochran in the second …


Rain Suspends Pga

The opening round of the Sarazen World Open was suspended because of heavy rain at the Chateau Elan resort northeast of Atlanta in Braselton, Ga. Twenty-six of the field’s 93 …


Mayfair Wins Tour Championship

By the time the wind and slick greens of Southern Hills finally caught up with Billy Mayfair at the Tour Championship, he had a big enough lead to hold on …


Mayfair Isn’t Playing Fair After Surging Past Field In Tour Championship

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Bryant Grabs Second-Round Lead

Brad Bryant shot a 2-under-par 68 for a 3-under 137 total after two trips around a Southern Hills course that yielded no more than four subpar rounds for the second …


Mayfair Takes Early Lead

In what’s been called a reward for the top 30 money winners, Billy Mayfair survived a punishing first round of the Tour Championship with a 2-under-par 68. Despite a bogey …