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The Week Feb. 20-26
March 05, 2001
?Mr. OTAll three of Robert Allenby's Tour wins have come in overtime. His worldwide playoff record: 7-0.
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March 05, 2001

The Week Feb. 20-26

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?Mr. OT
All three of Robert Allenby's Tour wins have come in overtime. His worldwide playoff record: 7-0.

?Iron Mike
After 178 futile starts—including a record 150 in a row—Mike McCullough is finally a winner.

? Vijay Singh, M.S.
His victory in Singapore gives him four Masters titles on three continents.

? PGA

The six-man playoff that Allenby won at the Nissan Open at Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, Calif., was the largest in a Tour event that went the distance....

Allenby beat Brandel Chamblee, Toshi Izawa, Dennis Paulson, Jeff Sluman and Bob Tway on the first extra hole by making only the third birdie of the weekend at the 447-yard par-4 18th....

By following his 66 on Thursday with an 81, defending champion Kirk Triplett became the first opening-round leader to miss the cut in a Tour event since Rodney Pampling at the '99 British Open....

Tom Bronkey, an assistant pastor at the Orange County Christian Assembly in Santa Ana, Calif., won a five-man playoff at a Monday qualifier to get into the Nissan but shot 80-81 and missed the cut.

? LPGA
A newly announced tournament, the $1.2 million Augusta International Championship, which is set for Sept. 20-23 at Mount Vintage Plantation Golf Club, gives the tour a record 20 events with a purse greater than $1 million, eight more than last year.

?SENIOR
McCullough's one-shot victory over Jim Colbert and Bob Eastwood at the Mexico Senior Classic in Puebla was his first in a 31-year pro career that includes 401 starts on the regular Tour.

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