News for Friday, November 16, 2001
Greg Earnhardt once tried his hand at pro golf, but the money he needed to fuel his dream ran out – as did his desire to keep asking sponsors for more cash.
Spraying it off the tee...
Europe has more than its share of world-class players. When it comes to the Ryder Cup, though, and composing a 12-man side, it’s not a matter of how someone is playing, but where.
Forget what you know about the DuPont CoolMax World Amateur Handicap Championship.
The titanium TiSI driver, introduced in 1998, signaled a major change for Ping.
Minutes before her opening-round tee time at the Betsy King Classic, Heather Daly-Donofrio was faced with a decision that would prove to be fateful in her career.
Sometimes the top storyline at a tournament isn’t necessarily found at the top spot on the leaderboard.
Of all the talents Tiger Woods possesses, one of his most redeeming qualities is his ability to settle an issue.
The glacial pace of industry evolution is hastening, and it could dramatically alter the fate of some of golf’s biggest brands.
Dixie’s Dickerson seizes U.S. Amateur
This game never ceases to confuse and amaze.
The dream: It never ends.
Brock Mulder is still miffed by the circumstances that deprived him of an opportunity to qualify for the U.S. Amateur Championship.
Edward R. Binder, who as executive vice president of marketing was one of Spalding Sports Worldwide Inc.’s highest-ranking officers, no longer is with the company.
The titan of the wedge category has become a major player in the irons market. Now, Cleveland is climbing its way into the woods market.
In a tournament that traditionally features low scores and a rapid accumulation of points on the final day, the leaders merely survived.
At the 99th Western Amateur Championship, Dickerson didn’t need to say much. His Aug. 5 victory spoke volumes.
Playing golf is hardly heavy lifting. But carrying a baby around can be. Bob May knows too well. He has had the back pain to prove it.
Architect Rees Jones’ touch showcased during three-week stretch.
South Korean’s outlook takes major turn at Open.
LSU senior caps hot summer with Women’s Amateur title.
And then there was one. That is the number the USGA’s selection process should be down to for this year’s 10-man Walker Cup team.
Over and over, we ask the question: What’s wrong with Phil?
Sergio Garcia and Jesper Parnevik announced at Loch Lomond that they still hope to make the European Ryder Cup team
The National Golf Foundation’s most recent statistics on participation should serve as a catalyst for bold action.
With golf’s popularity at an all-time high, it is difficult to fathom that participation in the game could be stagnant. But numbers do not lie.
Retief Goosen won the tournament July 15.
It is set in St. Andrews, a medieval city where golf was born in the 1400s, but there is nothing ancient about this pristine, $71 million resort.
Jason Dufner turned pro in May 2000 after graduating from Auburn University.
Emilee Klein waited since 1996 for an LPGA victory.
Although it’s still a year away, Meredith Duncan has the Curtis Cup on her mind.
The work at Augusta National Golf Club is nearing completion.
Lee Trevino said he won’t play in future major championships.
Phil Mickelson went from beating himself up over his recent final-round failures to beating everybody else in the Canon Greater Hartford Open.
Allen Doyle forced sudden death with a 35-foot birdie putt on the 72nd hole of the Senior Players Championship July 15.
Two months and five days after undergoing surgery for testicular cancer Robin McCool had quietly written a profile in courage over the fairways of Salem Country Club.
Shigeki Maruyama became the first Japanese player to win a PGA Tour event on the mainland.
Chez Reavie plans to spend a lot of time talking with Jeff Quinney about the Masters and Augusta National Golf Club.
First along the PGA Tour and now the Senior PGA Tour, former UM psychology major Wend Fleisher has tried to make her husband, Bruce, believe in himself as a golfer.
Senior Tour members engaged commissioner Tim Finchem in an intense meeting July 10 at the Ford Senior Players Championship.
The U.S. Golf Association announced July 2 that it is changing two key rules involving amateur status.