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  • 8/13/02 -- Former Auburn star Courtney Swaim broke the U.S. Women's Amateur qualifying record Tuesday, shooting a 3-under 68 for a 7-under 135 total.

  • 8/12/02 -- Defending champion Meredith 8/12/02 -- Duncan shot a 3-under 68 on Monday in the U.S. Women's Amateur to put herself in position to easily advance to match play.

  • 8/6/02 -- In a surprising reversal Tuesday, golf's two governing bodies scrapped plans to allow recreational players in the United States to use so-called hot drivers, designed to hit the ball farther.

  • 8/6/02 -- Tiger Woods tried to play a practice round in relative quiet Tuesday at Hazeltine

  • Carol Semple Thompson, Meredith Duncan and Laura Myerscough won singles matches Sunday as the United States won the Curtis Cup 11-7 over Britain & Ireland.

  • 7/31/02 -- Kevin Stadler, the son of PGA star Craig Stadler, shot an 8-under-par 63 to take the first-round lead in the Western Amateur on Wednesday.

  • 7/30/02 -- Although she's still an amateur, 12-year-old Michelle Wie is learning about life on the LPGA Tour quickly.

  • 7/29/02 -- Tiger Woods confirmed Monday that he will play in the Buick Open

  • 7/26/02--Jenny Tangtiphaiboontana, whose parents were killed in a car crash last year returning from one of her tournaments, won two matches Friday to advance to the final

  • 7/25/02--Tarik Can of New York, the co-medalist playing match play for the first time in his golf career, advanced to the second round