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  • 10/10/00 -- Wayne Grady made an emergency landing after the airplane he was piloting experienced landing gear problems Tuesday.

  • 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  • 10/10/00 -- Former European Ryder Cup captain Mark James has withdrawn from the next five tournaments on the European Tour to fight lymphoma, a cancer of the lymphatic system.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 -- The Alfred Dunhill Cup, faced with a dearth of big-name stars, is pondering a change in the format to include more Hollywood celebrities.

  • 10/8/00 -- 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 -- 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.

  • 10/7/00 -- Jim Thorpe and Jesse Patino each overcame slow starts with strong finishes to share the lead entering the final round of The Transamerica.

  • 10/7/00 -- Mike Grob used a strong finish to maintain his lead at the Buy.Com New Mexico Classic. Grob birdied three of his final four holes to take a one-shot advantage over Jason Gore into the final round in Santa Ana, NM.

  • 10/6/00 -- Mike Grob takes the lead into the third round of the Buy.Com New Mexico Classic. At 9-under-par, Grob is one-shot clear of Fran Quinn.

  • 10/6/00 -- Eighteen players are within two shots of the first-round lead at The Transamerica in Napa, Ca. Leading the way are Hugh Baiocchi, John Mahaffey, Jim Colbert and Jesse Patino, each of whom shot rounds of 6-under-par 66.