August 2000 in Sport

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Events in Sport


Sport awardGolf Major

Aug 21 82nd PGA Championship: Tiger Woods become the first golfer since Ben Hogan in 1953 to win 3 majors in a calendar year. He ties the to-par record for the PGA (-18) with Bob May, and wins in a playoff

Golfer Tiger Woods
Golfer
Tiger Woods
Golfer Ben Hogan
Golfer
Ben Hogan

Deaths in Sport

  • Aug 10 Gilbert Parkhouse, Welsh cricketer (England batsman in 7 Tests 1950-59), dies at 74
  • Aug 14 Cuan McCarthy, South African cricketer (b. 1929)
  • Aug 29 Willie Maddren, English footballer (b. 1951)