March 27, 1995 |
Stop me if you've heard this: There's this internationally famed, brilliant golfer who has won 47 women's tournaments, not counting those abroad, and she has piled up $4,083,921 in prize money over the years. There's this other golfer no one ever heard of who has never won a tour tournament and has earned $140,266 in her career. Guess who won the Nabisco Dinah Shore, first "major" of the women's tour Sunday? Need you ask? It wasn't Nancy Lopez, the party of the first part.
March 27, 1995 |
As expected, Nanci won the Nabisco Dinah Shore. Not Nancy Lopez, Nanci Bowen. Meanwhile, the water around the 18th green at Mission Hills flows backward. The first major women's golf title of the year wound up somewhere that nobody expected Sunday when it was all but placed as a gift in Bowen's golf bag. And just who is this Nanci Bowen?
February 11, 1998
*--* Rk Player Earnings 1 Annika Sorenstam $1,236,789 2 Karrie Webb $987,606 3 Kelly Robbins $910,907 4 Chris Johnson $722,330 5 Tammie Green $595,077 6 Juli Inkster $557,988 7 Liselotte Neumann $497,841 8 Laura Davies $483,571 9 Nancy Lopez $470,386 10 Betsy King $469,632 11 Lorie Kane $425,964 12 Michelle McGann $421,133 13 Donna Andrews $393,567 14 Colleen Walker $384,882 15 Rosie Jones $382,236 16 Lisa Hackney $351,272 17 Jane Geddes $330,424 18 Alison Nicholas $328,554 19 Pat Hurst
August 3, 1989 |
Cathy Mockett of Newport Beach advanced to the round of 16 in the U.S. Women's Amateur golf championships by winning two matches Wednesday at the Pinehurst Country Club in Pinehurst, N.C. Mockett defeated Karen Weiss, 2 and 1, in the first round of match play. She then defeated Leslie Shannon, 2 and 1, in the afternoon. Mockett will face Sarah LeBrun today in the third round. LeBrun defeated Sheila Luginbuel, and Jodi Figley, both by 2-up scores.
June 20, 1997 |
Ernie Els had been worried about defending his Buick Classic title the week after winning his second U.S. Open. He didn't show it Thursday. Els continued his mastery of the Westchester Country Club in Harrison, N.Y., with a seven-under-par 64 that gave him a two-stroke lead over Brad Faxon in the opening round. "It's right there, it's still in my mind," he said of his victory last weekend at Congressional Country Club. "I still get the nice feel from the U.S. Open. . . .
June 21, 1997 |
Ernie Els and Paul Azinger continued to play well Friday at the Buick Classic, but only one of them will be around for the weekend at Westchester Country Club in Harrison, N.Y. Els, the newly crowned U.S. Open champion, shot a three-under-par 68 for a 131 total and extended his midway lead to three strokes.