Yip(e)s! Tom Watson is statistically the second-best putter on
Tour, behind David Toms.

Style Points: Tiger Woods has made Mr. Blackwell's best-dressed
list.

Worry Wart: Tommy Horton, the leading money winner on the
European Senior tour, wonders about the effects of Woods's
lifelong immersion in golf. "My biggest fear is that he's going
to be a very strange person by the time he's 40."

Royal Pain: Scott Hoch, who detests the British Open (he once
called St. Andrews "a piece of s---"), has a new Yonex contract
requiring him to play the auld Open each year.

Top Dollars: According to public records, LPGA commissioner Jim
Ritts earns $418,571 a year--116% more than his predecessor,
Charlie Mechem, made but almost $1.3 million less than PGA Tour
head Tim Finchem's salary.

More Money: There's a new $1 million bonus for any player who
can win the Loch Lomond World Invitational and then the British
Open the following week.

Triple Play: Our Ryder Cup captain, Ben Crenshaw, on the birth
of his third daughter, Anna, in early February: "Now I have a
sleeve of girls."

April Tools: As of April 1, if you want metal spikes on your
Foot-Joys, you'll have to place a special order.

Full Ride: David Fay, executive director of the USGA, says Casey
Martin can ride in the U.S. Open, preferably in a one-man cart.

Hoof Beats: Walkers on the Senior tour have an average score of
71.4, while riders average 73.1, according to GolfWeek.

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)