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2009-08-01 16:47:56

Catriona Matthew shot 1-under-par 71 Saturday and built a three-stroke lead through three rounds at the Women's British Open in Lancaster, England. Matthew's 54-hole total, 4-under 212, leads Christina Kim, who made birdie at 18 for a matching 1-under 71 Saturday for a total of 1-under 215 through 54 holes. It was difficult out there, Matthew said. I was trying to stay out of the bunkers and have a par putt on every green. If she wins the tournament at the Royal Lytham and St. Annes Country...

2006-08-05 11:46:31

By Elspeth Burnside LYTHAM (Reuters) - Review of the third round at the women's British Open at Royal Lytham & St Anne's on Saturday: * American Sherri Steinhauer, a two-time former winner, leads on seven-under-par 209 after a third round 66. The 43-year-old had four birdies and an eagle three at the long 15th where she holed a long, snaking putt. * Teenager Michelle Wie, who was penalized two shots for touching a loose impediment in a bunker on her backswing in round two, shot...

2006-08-05 10:55:42

By Elspeth Burnside LYTHAM (Reuters) - Latest from the third round at the women's British Open at Royal Lytham & St Anne's on Saturday: * American Sherri Steinhauer, a two-time former winner, set the clubhouse target of seven-under-par 209 after a third round 66. The 43-year-old had four birdies and an eagle three at the long 15th where she holed a long, snaking putt. * Steinhauer won the first of her British Opens at Lytham in 1998 and retained it at Woburn the following year....

2006-08-03 07:27:13

By Elspeth Burnside LYTHAM (Reuters) - Review of the first round of the British Women's Open at Royal Lytham on Thursday: * Sixteen-year-old Michelle Wie dropped shots at the first three holes but birdied the last for a two over par 74 in the first round. Shot of her day was a five iron from 170-yards for a tap-in three at the last. * Wie admitted that an early start and the change from Wednesday's howling winds to calmer and sunny conditions posed a problem. "It was a little...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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