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The Week Aug 14-20
August 27, 2001
?Tough CallIf their positions had been reversed, would Phil Mickelson have laid up like David Toms?
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August 27, 2001

The Week Aug 14-20

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UP and DOWN

David Toms

Phil Mickelson

Laying up

Going for broke

Paul Azinger

Tom Lehman

Shingo Katayama

Shigeki Maruyama

East Lake

Atlanta Athletic Club

?Tough Call
If their positions had been reversed, would Phil Mickelson have laid up like David Toms?

?Fourcast
Annika Sorenstam now has six W's and a shot at becoming golf's first 10-time winner in 33 years.

?Three of a Kind
Former club pro Steve Veriato is the Senior tour's third first-time victor in as many weeks.

? PGA

Toms, who erased a six-shot deficit in the final round to top Mickelson by two strokes in New Orleans in May, beat him by one in the PGA Championship at Atlanta Athletic Club....

Toms's 15-under 265 was the lowest aggregate score ever in a major....

The 34-year-old Toms, who jumped from 14th to fifth in the final Ryder Cup standings, is the oldest major winner of the year. The other champs: Tiger Woods (Masters, 25), Retief Goosen (U.S. Open, 32) and David Duval (British Open, 29)....

Mickelson has five top 10 finishes in majors in the last two years, a total matched only by Duval, Woods and Ernie Els.

? LPGA

Despite bogeying the final two holes, Sorenstam closed with a three-under 69 to take the Canadian Women's Open by two shots over Kelly Robbins at Angus Glen Golf Club outside Toronto....

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