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The Week Aug. 1-7
August 14, 2000
?Over Easy Ernie Els breaks through, and the first person he thanks is Tiger—for taking the week off.
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August 14, 2000

The Week Aug. 1-7

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Scoring Slam

Career Slam

Second-Place Slam

Saturday Slam

Euro Ryder Cup committee

Euro tournament committee

Women's British Open

du Maurier

Screen Actors Guild

Tiger Woods

?Over Easy
Ernie Els breaks through, and the first person he thanks is Tiger—for taking the week off.

?Kane Do
It took Canada's Lorie Kane eons to get her first win. Think if she had waited one more week.

?Top Doc
You call beating Hale Irwin tough? Most of Ed Dougherty's outfit didn't make it back from Vietnam.

?Westwood Ho!
Lee Westwood tops the Order of Merit, which means he has no chance in the majors.

? PGA

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.

? LPGA

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.

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