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The Week Aug. 7-13
August 20, 2001
?Teamwork Kenny Perry gets the win, but the big prize—a spot on the Ryder Cup team—goes to Jim Furyk.
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August 20, 2001

The Week Aug. 7-13

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Al Geiberger, Webb Heintzelm

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?Teamwork
Kenny Perry gets the win, but the big prize—a spot on the Ryder Cup team—goes to Jim Furyk.

?Wendy's Challenge
Foreign invasion? The real story is that kids like Ward have taken over the LPGA.

?Streaky Leaky
O.K., Bruce Lietzke's no Bobby Wadkins, but he did win in only his third try as a Senior.

?War by the Shore II
it took 79 years for Great Britain and Ireland to make the Walker Cup interesting.

? PGA

Perry's victory in Grand Blanc, Mich., was the fourth of his 15-year Tour career. He beat Furyk and Chris DiMarco by two strokes....

Furyk jumped from 11th to eighth in the Ryder Cup standings with a week to go to earn points....

In the final round Billy Mayfair set a Tour record by playing eight consecutive holes under par and tied the record for lowest nine-hole score (27).

? LPGA

With her three-stroke victory over Moira Dunn and Annika Sorenstam in the Wendy's Championship at New Albany ( Ohio) Country Club, Wendy Ward, 28, became the eighth player under 30 to win this year. Twentysomethings have taken 11 of 27 events in 2001....

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