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Englishman Neil Raymond in contention at US Amateur

...the 27-year-old Englishman, the course isn't the place where Justin Leonard sank a 45-foot putt to clinch the 1999 Ryder Cup, it's the one where "the U.S. guys (were) running on the green on 17 across Ollie's line" to celebrate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2013-08-12/englishman-neil-raymond-cont
Four local players fail to advance in U.S. Amateur

...with the two Walker Cups, three Women's Amateurs and five U.S. Amateurs at The Country Club ? not to mention the 1999 Ryder Cup, in which the U.S. team rallied on the final day to beat Europe."It would be huge. It would be a great accomplishment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2013-08-13/four-local-players-fail-adva
Woods and Stricker get worst loss in Presidents Cup

MELBOURNE, Australia - The handshake between Tiger Woods and ex-caddie Steve Williams was routine. The loss by Woods and Steve Stricker turned out to be the real drama in the Presidents Cup.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2011-11-17/woods-and-stricker-get-worst
Hoylake primer is badly needed

...and a ticker-tape parade in New York City when he returned home. And people thought the running of the green at the 1999 Ryder Cup was the biggest premature celebration in American golf. 2. Golf Digest has taken to derisively calling Hoylake...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/07/16/mic_89119.shtml
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Morgan shoots 65 to lead Senior Players

...2001 champion Allen Doyle, Bruce Fleisher, Isao Aoki, Jose Maria Canizares and Mark James, Europe's captain in the 1999 Ryder Cup. Irwin, the top-ranked player on the Champions Tour, was in a group of seven at 69. Defending champion Craig...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/09/gol_421572.shtml
Golf
Watson's caddie dies after yearlong struggle with ALS

...It's not a good day for any of us," said Ben Crenshaw, who picked Edwards to be in charge of the caddies at the 1999 Ryder Cup. "He was a real professional and one of the most positive human beings I've ever been around. It's not fair...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/09/gol_411554.shtml
Golf
A contrast in captaincy for Europe

LODDEKOPINGE, Sweden -- Already saddened by the U.S. defeat at the Solheim Cup, Patty Sheehan broke down in tears at the closing ceremony when European captain Catrin Nilsmark paid her a touching tribute.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/17/gol_388285.shtml
Golf
Golf's version of March Madness

CARLSBAD, Calif. -- Tiger Woods was changing shoes after his final round at Riviera when he noticed a broom putter leaning against the locker of Carl Pettersson, his opponent in the first round of the Match Play Championship.\r\n

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/25/gol_376723.shtml
Golf
Monty says he shall return

...He has been a favorite target among hecklers, most noticeably in the 1998 U.S. Open at The Olympic Club and at the 1999 Ryder Cup outside Boston. Montgomerie said reading correspondence from fans has reminded him of "everything I enjoy about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/05/gol_336748.shtml
Golf
2005 PGA to Baltusrol when Country Club asks out

...is for the golf fans of New England," said John Cornish, a member of The Country Club and general chairman of the 1999 Ryder Cup. "We were hoping to bring another major to Brookline." Cornish said the club simply did not have the same resources...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/16/gol_333728.shtml
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