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Leaney didn't win, but did cash in

Originally Published: May 25, 2003
By Bob Harig | Special to ESPN.com

OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. -- He took a long, tortured route to his goal, but Stephen Leaney made it.

The Australian didn't win the U.S. Open on Sunday, didn't really have much of a chance. Not with Jim Furyk keeping him at bay all day at Olympia Fields Country Club. But by shooting 72 and finishing second, Leaney earned $650,000. And that amount, coupled with his previous earnings this year, is enough to give him special temporary membership on the PGA Tour.

That means ...

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