Duval, Els, Garcia, Mickelson. Who will step up to become Dennis Paulson's rival?
That's what you call anyone who plays in the Evian Masters and the LPGA Championship.
?Son Of Beach
Tom Kite wins number 2. Cool, but we'll be blown away if he does that again this week.
A whole country felt a Little Woosie after Denmark's Steen Tinning won the Wales Open.
Here's British bookmaker Victor Chandler's line on the U.S. Open: Tiger Woods, 11 to 4; David Duval, 12 to 1; Phil Mickelson, 14 to 1; Colin Montgomerie, 16 to 1; and Masters champ Vijay Singh, 28 to 1. ( Singh is a 2,000-to-1 pick to win the Grand Slam.)... Paulson, 37, who beat Duval on the fourth playoff hole of the Buick Classic with a par, was the 1985 national long-drive champ (323 yards, two feet, one inch)....
Jim Furyk's caddie, Mike (Fluff) Cowan, 52, married Jennifer Young, 24, on June 2 in Las Vegas.
Immediately after she won the Wegmans Rochester (N.Y.) International at Locust Hill Country Club by two shots over Wendy Doolan, Meg Mallon and 26 other players boarded a 9�-hour charter flight to Evian-les-Bains, France, and this week's Evian Masters....
Annika Sorenstam, Karrie Webb and several others threatened to boycott the soggy final round if rules officials did not implement the lift, clean and place rule....