Sunday, March 24, 2002

All Hail the Cajun Kiwi

Craig Perks, the Kiwi-turned-Cajun veteran of the Hooters Tour, shot even par on the frightfully difficult TPC Stadium Course today to capture The Players Championship by two strokes. The final leaderboard can be found here.

The big surprise was that all of the big names (with the exception of Sergio Garcia and Nick Price) went backwards on the final day. Tiger couldn't buy a putt, Duvall couldn't get anything going, Faldo collapsed, so did Mickelson. That gave Perks the breathing room he needed and he got the job done. Well done.