Sunday, June 13, 2004
Roberts leads Buick by one
Wie wins Curtis Cup match
The Associated Press
HARRISON, N.Y. - Loren Roberts, 49, shot a 7-under-par 64 Saturday to take a one-stroke lead over Cameron Beckman and Rory Sabbatini into the final round.
Roberts - called the "Boss of the Moss" because of his brilliant putting touch - has five top-10 finishes in 18 starts on the hilly, tree-lined Westchester Country Club course - including a second in 2002.
He played the back nine in 5-under 30 for his best round of the year, closing with two birdies to top the leaderboard at 12-under in the final PGA Tour event before the U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills.
CURTIS CUP: Michelle Wie, 14, led a comeback that saw the U.S. team win five of six singles matches to take a 5-4 lead over Britain-Ireland in the biennial competition. Wie and partner Brittany Lang lost their foursome (alternate shot) match in morning play as the U.S. fell behind 3-0 at Formby, England.
"I was a little bit nervous at first, but (now) I'm ready," Wie said. "I just putted a lot better and hit the ball a lot better this afternoon."
Wie, the youngest player in Curtis Cup history, is part of a U.S. team that doesn't have a player over 22.
CHAMPIONS TOUR: Allen Doyle shot a 6-under 66 to take a one-shot lead after two rounds of the Bayer Advantage Celebrity Pro-Am at Parkville, Mo. Doyle made four birdies on the front nine and three on the back to move to 13-under.
SCOTTISH PGA: Miles Tunnicliff shot a par-72 at Gleneagles and held a three-shot lead after three rounds. Tunnicliff, from England, had five birdies and five bogeys for a three-day total of 9-under 207.
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