• DéJ√† VAN DE VU Jean Van de Velde bogeyed the 72nd hole of the French Open to fall into a playoff, then lost.
• NORMAN INVASION Greg Norman makes his senior debut at the Ford Senior Players, July 7-10. The Great Graying Shark?
• EASY RIDER Because of the heat, the senior tour lifted its cart ban for a week, and leading ban opponent Tom Purtzer almost won.
• USGA MATH Take a 459-yard hole, add an uphill fairway and a wickedly sloping green, and you get a par-4 for the women that yields four birdies in four days.
• SLO-MO Short course, tall rough, tough pins. The only thing slower than the play at Westchester might be the sign-ups for '06.
• BIG JIM In the July GQ, Jim Brown goes off on Tiger Woods for not doing enough for society. Tiger could start by giving Charles Barkley a golf lesson.
• NEW OWNERSHIP? Callaway Golf announced it is entertaining buyout offers. Want to own the biggest Bertha of them all?
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