Justin Leonard's 2 1/2-year winless streak was nothing compared
to his drought in Texas.
Karrie or Aree?
Neither. The player of the month is Mi Hyun Kim with a W and
three other top fives.
Some diet. In four weeks second banana Larry Nelson is
transformed into the second coming.
Lee Westwood's fifth win of '00 ends Monty's seven-year reign
atop the Euro tour.
October 1, 2000
PGA Before firing a 19-under 261 at San Antonio's LaCantera Golf
Club to win the Westin Texas Open by five shots over runner-up
Mark Wiebe, Leonard had never won (0 for 23) as a pro in his
LPGA Though Kim triple-bogeyed 17 on Sunday, she beat fellow
South Korean Jeong Jang on the second hole of sudden death at
the Safeway LPGA Championship...Amateur Aree Wongluekiet, 14,
was tied for the lead going into the final round but missed an
opportunity to become the youngest LPGA winner ever when she
closed with a 77 to finish 13th...Pat Bradley made veterans
Beth Daniel and Brandie Burton her captain's picks for next
week's Solheim Cup, passing over Cristie Kerr and Kelli Kuehne,
the 11th and 12th players, respectively, in the points
standings...Annika Sorenstam says she's going to retire after
the 2003 season, when she becomes eligible for the LPGA Hall of
Fame, and start a family.
SENIOR Nelson beat Gil Morgan by a shot at the Bank One Senior
Championship at Bent Tree Country Club in Dallas...
ALSO Westwood, who won the Belgacom Open in Knokke, Belgium, by
four strokes over Eduardo Romero, is a victory short of Seve
Ballesteros's European tour record of six in a season, set in
1986...Carol Semple Thompson successfully defended her title
at the U.S. Senior Women's Amateur...The decision by the Royal
and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews not to institute a test for
springlike effect marks the first time the R&A and USGA have
been at loggerheads since 1990, when the R&A's sanctioned ball
was .04 of an inch smaller in diameter than the USGA's.
UP and Down
Justin Leonard Bob Riefke
Coefficient of restitution Square grooves
Larry Nelson Bruce Fleisher
David Duval Mark O'Meara