February 16, 1997 |
While Annika Sorenstam continued to burn up the course at the Los Angeles Women's Championship on Saturday, her little sister Charlotta was burning the candle at both ends. The younger Sorenstam, a 23-year-old rookie on the LPGA Tour, had to be at Oakmont Country Club by 7 a.m. after finishing first-round play in darkness the night before. Her second-round 74 gave her a two-round total of 149, enough to make the cut by one stroke.
August 17, 2001 |
Se Ri Pak, Rosie Jones and Kelly Robbins shot seven-under-par 65s in favorable scoring conditions Thursday to share the first-round lead in the Canadian Women's Open. Pak, the 23-year-old South Korean who won the British Open two weeks ago, missed only two fairways and birdied all four par-fives in her afternoon round as drizzle softened the greens. "I drove great," Pak said. "I really had a lot of opportunities to make birdies. It's hard if you miss the fairways.
January 11, 1994 |
UCLA's Lisa Fernandez was honored Monday night for her spectacular softball career when she was announced as the 1993 collegiate female athlete of the year. Fernandez, a four-time All-American and conceivably the best female collegiate softball player ever, received the Honda-Broderick Cup at the 17th annual women's awards dinner, held in conjunction with the NCAA convention.
June 20, 1998 |
Heather Daly-Donofrio had birdies on two of her first four holes, but Friday was a test of her patience at the LPGA Friendly's Classic at Agawam, Mass. Daly-Donofrio, the first-day leader, finished the second day tied for the lead with Marilyn Lovander at seven-under-par 137. The second day, but not the second round. Heavy rain and electrical storms belted Crestview Country Club at Agawam, Mass., and Daly-Donofrio will play her 36th hole today before beginning the third round.
March 14, 1998 |
This is how well Helen Alfredsson played in the second round Friday of the Welch's-Circle K Championship in Tucson: Kristi Albers tied an LPGA record and still trailed by five shots. Alfredsson carded an eight-under 64, good for a 12-under 132 total and a four-shot lead over fellow Swede Charlotta Sorenstam, Chris Johnson, Tina Barrett and Michelle Estill. Albers was at 137, recovering from her first-round 75 with a 62.
May 29, 1993 |
Fulton Allem turned back Keith Clearwater's tournament-record 61 and took a one-stroke lead over him Friday in the storm-delayed second round of the Colonial Invitational at Ft. Worth. Allem birdied the final hole from 25 feet to cap a 63 and set a tournament record of 11-under 129 for the first 36 holes. Clearwater birdied the last seven holes en route to a course and tournament record.