?He's an Animal
Stunning, yes. Fluky, no. Let this legend grow: Darren Clarke took Tiger down.
?First W Club
In L.A. it was Kirk Triplett and now, in Tucson, Jim Carter. Who's next, Bobby Wadkins?
Eight more and Australian Masters champ Karrie Webb will tie Byron Nelson's record.
We expect Kite, Wadkins or Watson. We get Tom Wargo beating Gary McCord and J.C. Snead.
Shigeki Maruyama may have been smoked by Tiger Woods in the third round of the World Match Play, but he nonetheless rose from 53rd to 49th in the World Ranking. The top 50 after this week's Doral-Ryder Open qualify for the Masters....
Looks as if the only way Michael Campbell, who has won four times since November, will make the field at Augusta is by a special invitation....
Forget Orlando. Scottsdale boasts four champions this year, including Carter, who broke a 13-year, 291-start losing streak at Tucson. The others are Tom Lehman ( Phoenix), Phil Mickelson ( San Diego) and Triplett ( Los Angeles)....
Jacob Rogers, a 16-year-old high school junior from Tucson, became the second-youngest player to qualify for a Tour event ( Bob May, 1985 LA. Open, was three months younger) when he shot a 67 on Feb. 21. Rogers had rounds of 77 and 79—"I played like a one-legged hamster," he said—and missed the cut.