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December 18, 2000
?Feline BetterIn the end, El Pato (the Duck) and El Gato (the Cat) were devoured by Team Tiger.
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December 18, 2000

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?Feline Better
In the end, El Pato (the Duck) and El Gato (the Cat) were devoured by Team Tiger.


Tiger Woods and David Duval, who on Sunday pulled away from runners-up Angel (El Pato) Cabrera and Eduardo (El Gato) Romero of Argentina to win the EMC2 World Cup at Buenos Aires Golf Club by three strokes, became the 23rd U.S. team to win in the 47-year history of the event....

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear the Tour's appeal of its case against Casey Martin on Jan. 17 Martin lost his card at Q school last week.

On the 37-tournament '01 schedule, the tour replaced five events that had a total purse of $4.2 million with five worth $5.5 million, including the $1.5 million Sports Today Open in South Korea, in October.

Seven weeks after stumbling in the first stage of Q school, Robert Floyd, 24, teamed with his father, Raymond, to win the Office Depot Father and Son Challenge at the Ocean Club in Paradise Island, Bahamas. Raymond drilled a 12-foot birdie putt on the first playoff hole to beat Johnny and Scott Miller.


European officials will deploy 1,200 security personnel, including plainclothes cops, and, for the first time in golf, use closed-circuit surveillance cameras to monitor the fans at the Sept. 28-30 Ryder Cup at the Belfry, in Sutton Coldfield, England....

Trevor Immelman, 20, the '98 U.S. Publinks champ from South Africa, beat Ernie Els and Titch Moore by three strokes at the Vodacom Players Championship in Cape Town....

Peter Lonard shot a 19-under 269 to win the Ford Open at Kooyonga Golf Club in Adelaide, Australia, his first win since the '97 Australian Masters.

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