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LPGA tournament in Nashville canceled

...first time since 1987 after organizers failed to raise enough money from sponsors. Raycom Sports canceled the Aerus Electrolux USA Championship, hosted by country singers Vince Gill and Amy Grant, organizers said. "We needed between $1.5...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/08/gol_363007.shtml
Golf
Sorenstam wins for third LPGA title of the year

...Hurst to make a mistake this time. Sorenstam matched the course record with an 8-under 64 Sunday and won the Aerus Electrolux USA Championship when Hurst hit into the water and bogeyed No. 18. The finish was similar to The Office Depot a year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/13/gol_344539.shtml
Golf
Inkster savoring victory heading into title defense

...last week and feel like I'm playing pretty well," Inkster said Wednesday after a practice round for the Aerus Electrolux USA Championship. "The golf course is in great shape. The wind is blowing. It's playing very tough out there, so...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/09/gol_343760.shtml
Golf
Rookie Gulbis shoots 66, leads by stroke after third round

...Gulbis shot a career-best 6-under-par 66 Saturday to take a one-stroke lead after the third round of the Aerus Electrolux USA Championship. Playing only her seventh event since joining the tour full-time, she birdied four of the first seven...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/12/gol_344328.shtml
Golf
World's best are in field

...Annika Sorenstam of Sweden, who has victories in three of her seven starts this season, including last week's Aerus Electrolux USA Championship in Franklin, Tenn. The other non-Americans in the top 10 on the money list are Korea's Grace Park...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/16/gol_345070.shtml
Golf
In the know

...3 p.m.-PGA Tour, Byron Nelson Classic, final round, at Irving, Texas (CBS-12) 4 p.m.-LPGA Tour, Electrolux USA Championship, final round, at Franklin, Tenn. (ESPN) 5:30 p.m.-Senior PGA Tour, TD Waterhouse Championship...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/12/oth_344443.shtml
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Moodie runs away with Asahi Ryokuken

...overcame 19-year-old Natalie Gulbis' two-stroke lead through 54 holes, shooting a 64 Sunday to win the Aerus Electrolux USA Championship. Moodie had played the first two rounds of that tournament with Sorenstam and hoped to show the same...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/19/met_345826.shtml
Metro
Spring tourney planned

...Augusta area. That won't be necessary in 2002. The prelude to the Asahi Ryokuken will be the will be the Aerus Electrolux USA Championship in Franklin, Tenn. It is scheduled for May 9-12. Under the new schedule, the Asahi Ryokuken will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/16/gol_326925.shtml
Golf
LPGA rookie deals with ups and downs of tour

...after one season to turn pro. Three weeks ago, Gulbis took a one-stroke lead into the final round of the Aerus Electrolux USA Championship near Nashville, Tenn. In just her seventh LPGA event, she was in position to win. She finished eighth...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/30/gol_348294.shtml
Golf
Davies starts strong at Asahi Ryokuken

...State. However, she bogeyed the 18th hole for a 69. Annika Sorenstam, coming off a victory last week in the Aerus Electrolux USA Championship, started with back-to-back birdies. She finished with an even-par 72 after holing a 35-foot...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/17/gol_345284.shtml
Golf