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February 16, 1998
Olympics: Golf hasn't been played at the Games since 1904 and Seve Ballesteros has never been a synchronized swimmer or Greco-Roman wresder. Still, Ballesteros was recently awarded the Olympic Order, the highest honor the International Olympic Committee bestows.
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Olympics: Golf hasn't been played at the Games since 1904 and Seve Ballesteros has never been a synchronized swimmer or Greco-Roman wresder. Still, Ballesteros was recently awarded the Olympic Order, the highest honor the International Olympic Committee bestows.

Casey Martin: After Palmer, Nicklaus and Ken Venturi testified against him, Martin said he respected them but "never considered them my idols."

Nicklaus's Screech: "People are tired of watching tournaments where everything is a driver and a wedge."

Nicklaus's Streak: Jack says that if the USGA invites him to play in the U.S. Open he will play all four majors. If not he'll skip the Masters, snapping his string of consecutive majors at 145. Can the Olden Bear sulk his way into the Open?

Masters: It's sold out again. Of course, tickets haven't actually been for sale since 1972.

Ely Callaway: The founder of Callaway on Top-Flite's strategy of selling balls made specifically for Callaway clubs: "In a short, very short summary, it seems to me to be pretty dumb."

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