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7/15/04 -- A shot he thought was short turned out to be an ace. Then, with a chance to grab a share of the lead, Ernie Els turned a simple lie in the bunker into a big mess.
7/15/04 -- Ryan Moore, the 2002 champion, picked up a pair of 5-and-4 victories Thursday to cruise into the quarterfinals at the 2004 U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship at Rush Creek Golf Club.
7/15/04 -- Nationwide Tour rookie Nick Watney fired a 9-under-par 63 on Thursday to take the first-round lead of the inaugural Pete Dye West Virginia Classic.
7/15/04 -- It didn't take Fred Funk long to decide to skip the British Open, even though he's exempt.
7/15/04 -- Jeff Julian died Thursday at 11:15 a.m. ET after a near three-year battle with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. He was two weeks shy of his 43rd birthday.
7/15/04 -- Despite all the preparation at Royal Troon and playing the majors better than ever, the British Open remains somewhat of a mystery to Masters champion Phil Mickelson.
7/15/04 -- David Duval withdrew Thursday from the British Open because of a sprained back muscle, keeping the former champion from making only his second start of the year.
7/15/04 -- Ken Fukushima fired a 7-under-par 64 on Thursday to take the first-round lead of the Edmonton Open.
By RICH LERNER
7/15/04 -- I called Scott Peters shortly after 1 p.m. Thursday afternoon. Peters lifelong best friend, Jeff Julian, died this morning.
7/15/04 -- Gloria Park posted a 6-under-par 66 on Friday to take the first-round lead of the Giant Eagle LPGA Classic at Squaw Creek Country Club.
7/15/04 -- Thomas Levet and Paul Casey shot opening-round 5-under 66s to take the clubhouse lead at the 133rd British Open on Thursday.
7/15/04 -- Stuart Wilson's first stint as a pro lasted only a handful of events, just long enough to persuade him to return to college, get an education and have his amateur status reinstated.
7/14/04 - Rick Rhoden will defend the title he won last year as the American Century Championship is played Friday through Sunday
7/14/04 -- Even if you can't see him, it's easy to spot Tiger Woods. He's surrounded by a gang of police and private security staff wherever he goes. But Retief Goosen, the reigning U.S. Open champion, is a different story.
7/14/04 -- Thomas Bjorn insists there have been no bad dreams, not even a second thought. The British Open was his to win last year before he imploded in a greenside bunker at Royal St. George's to allow Ben Curtis to get his name on the claret jug.
7/14/04 -- Danny Green, who set the stroke-play record at the U.S. Amateur Public Links, had to go four extra holes to win his first-round match on Wednesday.
7/14/04 -- When it comes time to project the top contenders at a major championship -- save the dark horses and the chic picks -- you need look no further than the players at the top of the Official World Golf Ranking.
By DAVID BRESLOW
Golf (as well as life) is full of paradox. Synonyms for the word paradox include: an absurdity, contradiction and impossibility. Is it any wonder we have a difficult time understanding the importance of how paradox functions in our game?
7/14/04 -- From the time Phil Mickelson, Tiger Woods, Ernie Els and the rest of golf's top players set foot on Royal Troon, they have lavished this piece of linksland with
praise.
7/14/04 -- A man standing along the 18th fairway at Royal Troon held out a British Open program and a pen as he asked for an autograph. Jean Van de Velde looked at the picture and smiled.

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