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Today in Golf

10/12/00 -- Tiger Woods is growing up. Contrary to some popular believes, he wasn't born 30 years old. He was born a child. He grew into a teenager, then went to college.
10/12/00 --You may remember Sonny Skinner shot 62 in the opening round of the 1997 Buick Open. Then again, you may not remember Sonny Skinner at all.
10/11/00 -- Scotland will get a chance to avenge past defeats at the hands of the English in this week's Alfred Dunhill Cup. The top-seeded team has been placed in the same qualifying group with England, Germany and Wales.
10/11/00 -- The mother of golfer John Daly is recuperating from a stroke suffered last week.
10/11/00 -- If you're a professional athlete, you don't spend eight hours a day staring at three manufactured walls called a cubicle. Your office is the playing field. Yet like any and everyone, an athlete's work place can provide sanctuary or purgatory.
10/11/00 -- Jack Nicklaus will design a course at Loch Lomond to follow the present Tom Weiskopf design. Loch Lomond in Scotland.
10/10/00 -- Former European Ryder Cup captain Mark James has withdrawn from the next five tournaments on the European Tour to fight lymphoma, a cancer of the lymphatic system.
10/10/00 -- Scotland's Muirfield Golf Club, which hosted the Ryder Cup in 1973, wants to host to host the Ryder Cup in 2009.
10/10/00 -- The Supreme Court refused to revive a lawsuit which accuses the United States Golf Association of illegally dominating the business of calculating handicaps.
10/10/00 -- The Alfred Dunhill Cup, faced with a dearth of big-name stars, is pondering a change in the format to include more Hollywood celebrities.
10/10/00 -- The PGA Tour of Australasia has rejected a call to cut tournaments one day after the Australian Golf Union said to do so.
10/10/00 -- The European Senior Tour wants a Ryder Cup-style competition with the United States, but despite the support of such players.
10/10/00 -- The number of golf tournaments should be cut in half because of rising appearance fees and a declining economy, the Australian Golf Union says.
10/10/00 -- Wayne Grady made an emergency landing after the airplane he was piloting experienced landing gear problems Tuesday.
10/09/00 -- If you are reading this, congratulations. You are a true golf fan. You probably hope some of your golfing idols are as much a fan as you are...

10/8/00 -- David Toms defeated Mike Weir in sudden-death at the Michelob Championship in Williamsburg, Va. Toms sank a five-foot par putt on the first extra hole to capture his fourth-career PGA Tour title, and secure a spot at the season-ending Tour Championship.
10/8/00 -- After five-career runner-up finishes on the Senior PGA Tour, Jim Thorpe is finally a champion. Thorpe fired a 7-under-par 65 to capture The Transamerica by three strokes over Bruce Fleisher, who also shot a Sunday 65.
10/8/00 -- Lee Westwood takes a slight advantage over Colin Montgomerie into the second 18 holes of the Cisco World Match Play final on Monday morning.
10/8/00 -- Jason Gore captured his first-career Buy.Com Tour title at the New Mexico Classic in Santa Ana. Gore fired a final-round 4-under-par 66 to better 54-hole leader Mike Grob by three shots at 14-under-par.
10/8/00 -- The 4th biennial Presidents Cup matches get underway Oct. 19th at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Club in Lake Manassas, Va., where the United States will once again be looking to use the home course to their advantage.

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