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October 06, 1997
?JACK: Golden Bear stock is like its CEO—just when you write it off, it comes roaring back. Since Sept. 1, JACK is up more than 50%.
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October 06, 1997

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?JACK: Golden Bear stock is like its CEO—just when you write it off, it comes roaring back. Since Sept. 1, JACK is up more than 50%.

?SKINS GAME: This year the Thanksgiving weekend staple will feature Fred Couples, Tom Lehman, Tiger Woods and... Mark O'Meara?

?KIDS' STUFF: Arnold Palmer was 34 when he captained the 1963 Ryder Cup team.

?MELTING POT: In the first eight USGA championships this year, a non-American has either won or been runner-up.

?INELIGIBLE: Andrew Magee is a U.S. citizen, but he's not eligible to play on the American Ryder Cup team. Only U.S.-born players are allowed, and Magee was born in Paris.

?MONEY: In a recent poll on the Internet, 72% of respondents said Ryder Cup players should not be paid.

?MONEY II: What does it pay to be 100th best? On the PGA Tour, No. 100 Mark Brooks has made $208,572, while the LPGA's Kristi Albers has won $56,097 and the Senior tour's Fritz Gambetta just $26,809.

?RIPPING IT: John Daly is again the longest driver on Tour (302.6 yards to No. 2 Tiger Woods's 293.9). More amazing: Daly's driver has only six degrees of loft.

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