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April 20, 1998
Couples: Fred Couples is the only green jacket winner never to have missed a cut in the Masters.
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Couples: Fred Couples is the only green jacket winner never to have missed a cut in the Masters.

Where Eagles Dare: A family of bald eagles has roosted on the site of a proposed Jack Nicklaus golf development in Jupiter, Fla., halting the bulldozers. Value of the property the endangered birds are on: $1.8 million.

U.S. Closed: Going to the Open? You also want to play a few rounds at public courses near San Francisco's Olympic Club? Good luck. From June 15 to 21, two nearby munis will be converted to parking lots for 7,000 cars.

Heavy Hitters: Last year the Masters' Web site received 17 million hits during the tournament. This year it averaged three million per hour.

Snowmen: Nobody in Masters history had scored more than 7 on the par-4 1st hole until Olin Browne and Scott Simpson made 8s last week.

Happy Annika: Annika Sorenstam has finished in the top 10 in every event she has played this year.

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