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The Week--April 4-10

The first Masters of the new millennium gave us an old story.
For the ninth time in 13 years an international player won, this
time holding off the cream of the U.S. Ryder Cup team. Also, two
gentlemen in their 60s made the cut, and for a moment we
wondered if one of them might win for the seventh time. The
weekend weather brought wintry winds and temperatures to
Augusta, but in Fiji, 7,481 miles away, everything was coming up

UP and Down

Vijay Singh David Duval
Fijians Cablinasians
Rough Eagles
USGA ERC driver

COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPH BY E.M. PIO RODA HIGH ROLLER Vijay Singh went out in style, sinking this birdie putt at 18 to win by three shots.

COLOR PHOTO: SIMON BRUTY FLOWER POWER The florescent trees and shrubs of Augusta National were a bloomin' impediment last week to Gabriel Hjertstedt (opposite, obscured), Darren Clarke (above) and Rocco Mediate.

COLOR PHOTO: BOB MARTIN [See caption above]

COLOR PHOTO: JOHN BIEVER [See caption above]

COLOR PHOTO: JEFF HAYNES/AFP HOOFIN' AND WOOFIN' As usual the Masters was a showcase of golfers' inhibitions (clockwise from above left): Gary Player did the cancan, Jumbo Ozaki did the cakewalk, and Ozaki's caddie did a sumo squat, while Woods gave one shot a tongue-lashing.


COLOR PHOTO: BOB MARTIN [See caption above]