November 7, 1994 |
Nick Faldo of England had a six-stroke lead with six holes to play when he was disqualified from the Alfred Dunhill Masters in Bali, Indonesia, on Sunday for removing a stone from a bunker the previous day. Canadian Jack Kay, with a 72 on Sunday and a 277 total, won the tournament that Faldo dominated after breaking the course record with a 63 in the second round. "I've broken the rules. It's a shame for me, the sponsors and the event," Faldo said.
June 18, 1989 |
Curtis Strange has to contend with the pressure of trying to become the first player since Ben Hogan to win consecutive championships in the U.S. Open. If he tries not to think about it, some reporter is sure to remind him. Now the pressure has shifted slightly to Tom Kite, who became the third-round leader Saturday by shooting a 69 for a 54-hole total of 205. Kite held a one-stroke lead over Scott Simpson and was three strokes ahead of Strange, who slumped to a 73 at Oak Hill Country Club after shooting a 64 Friday.
December 10, 1990
Masashi (Jumbo) Ozaki, who won four tournaments, was the leading money winner on the Japan PGA tour for the third consecutive season with $985,200, the Japan Professional Golfers Assn. announced today. It was the sixth time the 43-year-old Ozaki, who earned $829,900 last season, has been the Japan PGA's leading money winner.
July 28, 1986 |
Japan's veteran pro Isao Aoki shot a three-under-par 69 Sunday for a 16-under-par 272 total and won the $318,000 Japan Professional Golf Assn. championship by four strokes. It was the 44-year-old Aoki's third victory in the JPGA championship. Aoki started Sunday's final round three strokes ahead of runner-up Masashi (Jumbo) Ozaki. Aoki, who received a top prize of $57,000, shot four birdies over the par-72, 6,806-yard Nihon Line Golf Country Club's west course.
February 25, 1999 |
The top 64 players in the Official World Ranking earned invitations to the single-elimination, $5-million Andersen Consulting Match Play Championship. Jumbo Ozaki declined, letting in No. 65 Nick Faldo. After Wednesday's first round, 32 players are left. There are 16 matches today, eight matches Friday morning and four more Friday afternoon. The semifinals are Saturday, and there is a 36-hole final Sunday. A second match, over 18 holes, decides third place.