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BOTTOM LINES

Oct. 27, 1997
Oct. 27, 1997

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Oct. 27, 1997

Faces In The Crowd
Pro Basketball
Pro Basketball [bonus Piece]

BOTTOM LINES

COMPILED BY Gary B. Smith

--SENIORS: Raymond Floyd, Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, Gary
Player and Lee Trevino combined have earned less this year than
Hale Irwin has.

This is an article from the Oct. 27, 1997 issue Original Layout

--VARDON TROPHY: Tiger Woods is a lock to win it, right? Nick
Price leads with a scoring average of 68.71 versus Tiger's 68.89.

--BETHPAGE BLACK: The USGA will spend $2.5 million to get this
muni in shape for the 2002 U.S. Open, but the weekday greens fee
will remain only $25.

--JOHNNY MILLER: "I'm not sure that the most talented player I
ever saw wasn't myself."

--FRANK LICKLITER: On why he pulled a knife, for which he was
arrested, on another patron at a Duluth, Ga., sports bar: "He
just made me mad, and I wasn't going to tolerate it."

--CURTIS STRANGE: "I don't think television work has screwed up
my game. I've pretty much taken care of that on my own."

--TOP COURSES: The only good architect is a dead architect? Not
one of the top 15 courses in the world ranked by Golf magazine
was built after 1935.

--OLD STORY: Women's Mid-Am champ Carol Semple Thompson, 49, is
the oldest winner of a nonsenior USGA event.