On This Day

What Happened on August 11, 2002

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • British Open Women's Golf, Turnberry Ailsa Resort: Karrie Webb wins by 2 strokes from fellow Australian Michelle Ellis & Paula Martí; 5th different major for Webb, career "Super Slam"

Famous Deaths

  • Galen Rowell, American photographer and mountain climber (b. 1940)