The 13th victory of David Duval's Tour career gets a king-sized
monkey off his back.
Jeff Sluman ends an 0-for-6 run in OT to become the Tour's
fourth over-40 winner this year.
No active LPGA player has won more tournaments (12) without a
major than Rosie Jones.
Dana Quigley didn't mind the Monday finish. He would've teed it
up somewhere anyway.
PGA Duval, the sixth American in seven years to win the British
Open, prevailed in his first major by shooting a 10-under 274 at
Royal Lytham and St. Annes....Only three Tour players have 10 or
more wins but no majors: Phil Mickelson (19), John Cook (10) and
Scott Hoch (10)....Other than Tiger Woods, Duval, 29, is the
only man under 30 to win a major in the last four years....Woods
came in 25th, his second-worst showing in a Grand Slam event as a
pro. He finished 29th in the '97 PGA....At the B.C. Open,
Sluman, 43, birdied the second hole of a playoff against Paul Gow
at En-Joie Golf Club in Endicott, N.Y. Gow and Sluman were
22-under 266 in regulation....High school junior Ty Tryon, 17,
who finished 37th, has a 69.63 scoring average in two Tour events
LPGA Jones birdied the 72nd hole to win the Big Apple
Classic by a stroke over Laura Diaz at Wykagyl Country Club in
New Rochelle, N.Y. Jones, who has also won the Corning Classic
(1996 and '97) and the Rochester International (1991 and '98), is
the first player to take all three LPGA events in New
SENIOR Quigley, who has played in 159 straight tournaments, won
the rain-delayed SBC Senior Open with a 16-under-par 200 at
Kemper Lakes Golf Club outside Chicago.
ALSO Pat Bates won his second Buy.com Siouxland Open--his first
came in '94--in Dakota Dunes, S.Dak., by a shot over two former
U.S. Amateur champs, Matt Kuchar ('97) and Eric Meeks ('88)....
Taylor Hall, a 15-year-old from LaGrange, Ga., took the Junior
PGA at Westfield Country Club in Westfield Center, Ohio.
UP and Down
David Duval Colin Montgomerie
Mitch Knox Myles Byrne
Peter Alliss Ian Baker-Finch
Hey, we can play Positively amazing
Ty Tryon B.C. Open