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Published August 19, 1998
The 11 days of the '98 Great American Insurance ATP Championship drew 165,643 fans, including record crowds for the main draw semifinals Saturday night (10,702) and Sunday's final (10,682). Total paid attendance was 1,097 ahead of last year (CINCINNATI ENQUIRER, 8/17)....The PGA Championship's third round at the Sahalee Country Club in WA drew 29,400, and "at least that many" attended Sunday. PGA of America CEO Jim Awtrey: "I could say Sahalee, taking everything into consideration, is the most successful tournament we've ever done" (SEATTLE TIMES, 8/17).