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Sal Johnson
March 18, 2002
The Honda Classic was only the 17th PGA Tour start as a pro for Matt Kuchar, but with the victory he moved to 50th in the World Ranking, thus earning an invitation to the Masters....
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The Honda Classic was only the 17th PGA Tour start as a pro for Matt Kuchar, but with the victory he moved to 50th in the World Ranking, thus earning an invitation to the Masters....

Hale Irwin's win at the Toshiba Classic was his 34th on the Senior tour, and his eighth by five strokes or more....

Ernie Els became the Dubai Desert Classic's first multiyear winner when he beat Niclas Fasth by four shots....

Beginning with his victory at the World Cup in November with Retief Goosen, Els has wins on four continents in his last nine starts....

At the Canadian tour's Texas Classic in Houston, three of the last four U.S. Amateur champions were in contention- Hank Kuehne ('98), Jeff Quinney (00) and Bubba Dickerson ('01)—but the 1996 runner-up, Steve Scott, pulled out the victory.

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