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Today in Golf

10/21/00 -- Two-and-a-half points. That's all the American team needs in Sunday's singles play to win back the Presidents Cup.
10/20/00 -- Lawyers for Casey Martin and the PGA Tour will have the opportunity to directly address the Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States, an indication that the nation's highest court considers the case one of the more important matters it will review this term.
10/20/00 -- So much for the concept that Americans can't play as a team. After sweeping the Internationals in Thursday's Foursome matches, the U.S. nearly did it again on Friday. The Americans won four of the five Friday Foursomes to take a 10-5 lead into Day Three of the 4th Presidents Cup.
10/20/00 -- Sue Ginter shot a 68 and won the four-day LPGA Qualifying Tournament by four strokes. Her four-round total was 279, 9-under-par, and she earned a first-place cheach lf $6,000.
10/20/00 -- Here that sound? That's the collective sigh of relief from Presidents Cup officials, television executives and Peter Thomson.
10/19/00 -- Tell me now, are we really this bad? Has the situation gotten so out of hand that we should be banned from playing international golf? Is the rest of the world going to assign us our own little corner and shuffle off to play golf by themselves?
10/19/00 -- Kim Bauer is 41 years old, but she's competing just as hard as if she were 21. She shot a 70 Wednesday in the third round of LPGA qualifying and is tied with two other veterans.
10/19/00 -- For the first time since the 1996 Presidents Cup, the United States is the front-runner after day one of an international team competition. The Americans blitzed the Internationals 5-0 in Thursday's Foursome matches at the 4th biennial Presidents Cup.
10/19/00 -- 'Lighthorse' Harry Cooper has died at the age of 96 at a hospital in White Plains, N.Y. He was elected to the Golf Hall of Fame in 1959.
10/8/00 -- Does familiarity breed contempt? Ken Venturi and Peter Thomson hope not in regards to the 4th-biennial Presidents Cup.
10/18/00 -- Tiger Woods will team with Notah Begay III in an all-Stanford pairing for the Presidents Cup, it was decided Wednesday.
10/18/00 -- John Huston, preparing for this week's Tampa Bay Classic, is battling back pain that forced him to withdraw from last week's Invensys Classic in Las Vegas.
10/18/00 -- The field has been finalized for the Wendy's Three-Tour Challenge. The tournament, which will be played Oct. 24, will be played at Reflection Bay.
10/17/00 -- Greg Norman Production Company, a golf events company, has been purchased by SFX, the entertainment producer.
10/17/00 -- The Buy.Com Greensboro Open has died, apparently a victim of poor dates in June and July.
10/17/00 -- I, like 90 per cent of those who have written the judgmental articles, was not there. I, like most who have attempted to venture an opinion, did not see what actually transpired...
10/17/00 -- Lori Atsedes, who finished 182nd on the 2000 LPGA money list, fired her career-low round of 65 and leads after the first day .
10/15/00 -- Scott Petersen bogeyed his final two holes on Sunday, but held on for a convincing win at the Buy.Com Inland Empire Open.
10/15/00 --There was a shootout in the desert on Sunday; and when the dust settled, Billy Andrade emerged as the last man standing.
10/15/00 -- Jim Thorpe won for the second time in as many weeks at the Gold Rush Classic in El Dorado Hills, Calif.

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