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This Week July 1-7
Cameron Morfit
July 06, 1998
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July 06, 1998

This Week July 1-7

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PGA

Canon Greater Hartford Open, TPC at River Highlands, Cromwell, Conn.
A sponsor's exemption keeps Casey Martin rolling after his 23rd-place finish at the U.S. Open

LPGA

U.S. Women's Open, Blackwolf Run (below), Kohler, Wis.
With a $1.5 million purse, the Open offers $200,000 more than any other LPGA tournament

Senior

State Farm Senior Classic, Hobbits Glen Golf Club, Columbia, Md.
If he earns $6,335, Hale Irwin will pass Greg Norman as golf's alltime leading money winner

Europe

Murphy's Irish Open, Druid's Glen, Dublin
Defending champ Colin Montgomerie swooned at the U.S. Open but has had better luck in the Irish

PGA Tour
Cartin' Martin Steals Cink's Ink

In the 1997 Greater Heartache Open, Stewart Cink shot a Sunday 66 and rose to the top, thanks to the sinking of Jeff Maggert, who blew makable putts all the way home. Maggert, one of the Tour's premier bridesmaids, settled for his 10th runner-up finish in five years. This week Cink will take a backseat to Casey Martin, who is playing on a sponsor's exemption after making his big-tour debut at the U.S. Open. David Duval, Justin Leonard and Vijay Singh join Cink and Martin in hot pursuit of the GHO's $360,000 winner's check.

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