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October 02, 2000
Tom Stitt, Easton, Pa. Stitt, 57, a lawyer, won the championship of Easton's Northampton Country Club for the 13th time, including at least one title in each of the last five decades. Stitt, who earned his first crown in 1968 and won six in a row from 78 to '83, beat Mike Moran, a 19-year-old from Palmerton, Pa., 4 and 3 in this year's final.
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October 02, 2000

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Tom Stitt, Easton, Pa.
Stitt, 57, a lawyer, won the championship of Easton's Northampton Country Club for the 13th time, including at least one title in each of the last five decades. Stitt, who earned his first crown in 1968 and won six in a row from 78 to '83, beat Mike Moran, a 19-year-old from Palmerton, Pa., 4 and 3 in this year's final.

Christine Fernandez, Henderson, Nev.
Christine, 16, became the youngest champion in the history of the Nevada Women's Amateur, winning by 18 strokes with a one-under 215 at Painted Desert Golf Club in Las Vegas. Christine, whose 18-year-old sister, Mary Jan, took the same event in 1998 and '99, is also the state Class 4A high school champ.

Adam Fuchs, Plainview, N.Y.
Fuchs, a sophomore at Binghamton University, was victorious in his first three college events this season, the Elmira, the Cornell-Colgate and the Yale invitationals, and had led the Bearcats to seven consecutive team tournament titles. Binghamton's 1999-2000 athlete of the year, he won three tournaments last season.

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