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July 01, 2002
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July 01, 2002

Trivial Matters

Tiger Time

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In the Beginning

Tiger woods made his pro debut at the Greater Milwaukee Open on Aug. 29, 1996. That day he shot a 67, but at the end of the first round he trailed leader Nolan Henke by five strokes. Woods finished the tournament at seven under par, tied for 60th. Who won the event?

a. Mark Calcavecchia
b. Jay Haas
c. Jesper Parnevik
d. Loren Roberts

Tiger Tamer
Woods is deadly when he has a lead. But in his rookie season he was leading the Quad City Classic by a stroke after the third round when he shot a 72 on Sunday to finish tied for fifth. That is the only PGA Tour event that Woods lost after entering the final round alone atop the leader board. Who came from behind to win that tournament?

This Week's Matchup

Woods took home $1.08 million for winning the 2001 Players Championship, his largest PGA payday. Pair these other golfers with their largest single-event paychecks.

1. Jack Nicklaus
2. Arnold Palmer
3. Notah Begay III
4. Tom Watson

a. $414,000
b. $50,000
c. $144,000
d. $540,000

Call to Order

Place these golfers in order of the career-best round for each player in a PGA Tour event.

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