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Sal Johnson
June 17, 2002
Chris Smith, who struck out in U.S. Open qualifying two weeks ago, is only the fourth player since 1985 to win the event before the Open but not play in the championship....
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Chris Smith, who struck out in U.S. Open qualifying two weeks ago, is only the fourth player since 1985 to win the event before the Open but not play in the championship....

Rookie Bryce Molder earned $66,500 for his 12th-place finish at Westchester, and, more important, membership on the PGA Tour for the rest of the year....

Fuzzy Zoeller's $360,000 winner's check at the Senior PGA Championship was the largest of his 28-year pro career....

Finishing two strokes behind Zoeller was Hale Irwin, extending his Senior record for second-place finishes to 30....

LPGA Championship winner Se Ri Pak, Annika Sorenstam and Karrie Webb have won 65 of the LPGA's 196 events since 1997....

With a three-stroke victory over Denmark's S�ren Hansen, Darren Clarke took his third English Open in the last four years.

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