Events in Sport in August 2006

  • Aug 6 British Open Women's Golf: American Sherri Steinhaur wins second of 2 majors (du Maurier Classic 1992)
  • Aug 13 Cleveland Indians first baseman Travis Hafner ties Don Mattingley's MLB mark of 6 grand slams in a season when he homers off Kansas City's Luke Hudson
  • Aug 13 Canadian Open Women's Golf, London Hunt CC: Christie Kerr wins by 1 shot from Angela Stanford

Sport awardGolf Major

Aug 20 88th PGA Championship: Tiger Woods shoots a 270 at Medinah Country Club

Golfer Tiger Woods
Golfer
Tiger Woods

AgreementContract of Interest

Aug 24 After signing a one-day contract with the San Francisco 49ers, Jerry Rice officially retires from the NFL

NFL Legend Jerry Rice
NFL Legend
Jerry Rice

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Aug 30 Greg Maddux wins his 330th career game

MLB Pitching Legend Greg Maddux
MLB Pitching Legend
Greg Maddux