Colin Montgomerie can't win in the U.S., and you can't win the Skins Game without a birdie.
The difference between Aaron Baddeley's 1999 and 2000 Australian Open W's? Exactly $117,000.
Montgomerie, who made $415,000 at Landmark Golf Club in Indio, Calif. ($340,000 of it by beating Fred Couples on the third hole of a playoff), became the first player in Skins history to win the event without making a single birdie....
It took Couples 219 starts on Tour to earn $2 million. He passed that sum in Skins Game earnings on the first hole of this year's event, his eighth.
The Jan. 12-14 LPGA.com Classic at Grand Cypress Resort in Orlando will be the fourth different event in five years to kick off the tour's season....
Rookie Grace Park, who dropped out of Arizona State after her sophomore year in 1998, is taking correspondence courses from Ewha Womans University in Seoul.
Larry Nelson's putting average of 1.724 this year broke the nine-year-old record set by Jim Colbert by .001 of a stroke....