John Cook's wins St Jude Classic

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John Cook's first US PGA Tour victory for four years came in the St Jude Classic on Sunday. He missed a Tour record by one stroke when his chip shot on the last hole bounced off the pin. Cook finished with a four-round total of 258, 26 under par, one stroke off the tour record low for 72 holes set by Mike Souchak at the 1955 Texas Open.

ST JUDE CLASSIC (Memphis, Tenn) Leading final scores (US unless stated): 258 J Cook 64 62 63 69. 265 J Adams 65 64 66 70. 266 K Perry 67 64 67 68. 267 G Morgan 70 65 68 64, J Leonard 70 64 66 67. 268 P Stankowski 69 64 66 69. 269 M Bradley 69 67 67 66, M Swartz 64 71 67 67. 270 T Purtzer 67 69 69 65, J Huston 67 68 66 69, K Triplett 68 68 64 70. 271 J Delsing 68 68 67 68. 272 G Day 72 68 67 65, T Herron 72 63 69 68, D Forsman 69 67 67 69.

SONY WORLD RANKINGS: 1 G Norman (Aus) 11.77pts average; 2 C Montgomerie (GB) 9.93; 3 N Price (Zimb) 9.74; 4 E Els (SA) 9.02; 5 C Pavin (US) 8.92; 6 F Couples (US) 8.86; 7 N Faldo (GB) 8.85; 8 M Ozaki (Japan) 8.49; 9 B Langer (Ger) 7.18; 10 M O'Meara (US) 6.91. Selected: 20 C Rocca (Italy) 5.05; 21 S Torrance (GB) 4.90; 28 I Woosnam (GB) 3.98; 42 J-M Olazabal (Spain) 3.39;48 B Lane (GB) 3.24; 51 S Ballesteros (Spain) 3.16; 74 D Gilford (GB) 2.17; 91 H Clark (GB) 1.95; 92 D Clarke (GB) 1.93; 95 A Coltart (GB) 1.82.

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