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The Week April 25-May 1
May 08, 2000
?Crossing PatternIf Craig Stadler can get into a playoff putting cross-handed, think what you could do.
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May 08, 2000

The Week April 25-may 1

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UP and Down

Robert Allenby

Craig Stadler

Dada

Bob Rotella

Birdies at Pebble

Rough at Pebble

Sophie Gustafson

Kelly Robbins

CNBC

ESPN

?Crossing Pattern
If Craig Stadler can get into a playoff putting cross-handed, think what you could do.

?Sophie's Choice
Four over after seven on Sunday, Gustafson didn't tank. She rallied for her first win.

?Closing Time
Stads, take notes: John Jacobs eagled to force a tie, then won on the first extra hole.

? Spain Man
Ollie? Sergio? Seve? Nope. A Brit, 25-year-old Brian Davis, won the Spanish Open.

? PGA

The Robert Allenby-Stadler playoff, won by Allenby on the fourth hole, was the 18th in Houston, two more than at any other Tour event....

Last year Allenby was in the gallery of childhood pal Stuart Appleby when he won the tournament. Appleby missed the cut last week but hung around the TPC at The Woodlands to return the favor.

? LPGA

Because she stutters badly, Gustafson, 26, had Nancy Lopez speak for her at the Chick-fil-A Charity Championship awards ceremony....

Kelly Robbins, who tied Amy Fruhwirth for second a stroke behind Gustafson, hit her drive on the closing hole into a water hazard....

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