Ernie Els breaks through, and the first person he thanks is Tiger—for taking the week off.
It took Canada's Lorie Kane eons to get her first win. Think if she had waited one more week.
You call beating Hale Irwin tough? Most of Ed Dougherty's outfit didn't make it back from Vietnam.
Lee Westwood tops the Order of Merit, which means he has no chance in the majors.
Els, who tied runner-up Phil Mickelson's 1997 scoring record at the International with 48 Stableford points, has played in the same Tour event as Tiger Woods 51 times. Els has finished ahead of Woods on only 15 occasions....
Woods has committed—30 weeks in advance and for a $1 million appearance fee—for the Dubai Desert Classic, held opposite next March's Doral Open....
Peter Jacobsen withdrew from the International for the fourth time in 10 years. Jake's MO: spend a few days in Colorado recruiting for the event he organizes, the Fred Meyer Challenge, then get out of Dodge.
When Kane, a nonwinner during five years on tour, defeated Kristi Albers by three strokes in the Michelob Light Classic at Fox Run Golf Club in St. Louis, Alice Ritzman took over as the LPGA's leading career money winner without a victory, with $1.49 million.