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It's the 100th anniversary of the U.S. Open, U.S. Amateur and U.S. Women's Amateur.
In a sectional qualifying tournament for the U.S. Open, Shigeki Maruyama shoots 58.
Woods becomes the second player to win the U.S., British and Canadian opens in the same year. (Lee Trevino did it first in 1971.)
The LPGA du Maurier Classic, a women's major since 1979, is held for the final time. Meg Mallon is the winner.
Died This Year:
• Gary Adams, founder of TaylorMade
• Lionel Hebert, 1957 PGA Championship winner
• Robert Trent Jones Sr., architect
• "Lighthorse" Harry Cooper, 31-time PGA Tour winner (record for most wins without a major)
Senior PGA: Larry Nelson, $2,708,005
LPGA: Karrie Webb, $1,876,853
European: Retief Goosen, South Africa, € 2,360,127.65
Senior PGA: Gil Morgan, 68.83
LPGA (Vare Trophy): Karrie Webb, 70.05
European: Lee Westwood, 69.62
Men's Major Championship Winners:
U.S. Open: Tiger Woods
British Open: Tiger Woods
PGA Championship: Tiger Woods
Women's Major Championship Winners:
British: Mikko Ilonen
U.S. Women's: Marcy Newton
British Women's: Rebecca Hudson