The takeoff of the charter flight that carried 129 players, caddies and family members from Portland to the event on Sept. 15 was delayed for an hour when the fearful passengers demanded background checks on the flight crew.
Lietzke's three-shot victory over Allen Doyle and Gary McCord in the SAS Championship at Prestonwood Country Club in Cary, N.C., was his second in seven starts since turning 50 on July 18....
Larry Nelson, who tied for sixth, made a 10 on the 401-yard 13th hole in the second round. He had four penalty strokes on the hole-two for playing the wrong ball, one after hitting into a water hazard and another for failing to notify his playing partner that he had hit a provisional ball.
Garc�a's W at Saint-Nom-La-Bret�che Golf Club outside Paris was his first on the European tour since the 1999 German Masters. He finished a stroke ahead of Retief Goosen, who bogeyed the 71st and 72nd holes....
CBS golf analyst Ken Venturi was arrested on Sept. 20 and charged with drunken driving after nearly hitting a patrol car near his home on Marco Island, Fla.
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