News for Thursday, November 14, 2002


News 2002 November 14


2002: Perspective - This prince won’t revert to .830 frog

On Jan. 1, 2008, Cinderella voluntarily will turn back into a chambermaid. The prince freely will turn back into a frog.

2002: Our Opinion - Ballyhooed COR deal is no solution

The ruling bodies have succeeded only in creating more confusion. And for many golfers, that confusion will translate to resentment in 2008.

2002: Business - Retailers: Orlando remains important

The piercing concern for retailers revolves around their ability to get an eclectic and diverse offering of goods if the show downsizes greatly or disappears altogether.

2002: Business - Show still viable for small businesses

Unlike their brawny brethren, small businesses depend on the PGA Merchandise Show virtually for their very existence.

2002: Business - Reed mulling radical moves

Changes likely needed to revitalize PGA Show.

2002: Business - Palmer ‘very encouraged’ by compromise

The driver compromise between the U.S. Golf Association and The Royal & Ancient Golf Club had one interested onlooker in Latrobe, Pa.

2002: Business - Clubmakers wary about new COR deal

Golf club manufacturers praised the USGA and the R&AGC for their attempt to unify the game’s rules, but many expressed concern that their compromise could cause more problems than it solves.

2002: College - Owens, Texas school earn Minority titles

After entering the day with a seven-stroke advantage, Jason Owens began his Sunday round by spraying the ball all over the PGA Golf Club’s North Course.

2002: College - Cowboys head to regionals with victory

Although the Cowboys won the Jerry Pate Intercollegiate last fall, things have been shaky much of the spring.

2002: College - Washington, USC survive shootout in West

It was a nail-biter for several schools at the NCAA Division I Women’s West Regional. For Lorena Ochoa, it was anything but.

2002: Reinvigorated by the Noodle, Maxfli zeroes in on next target

The premier tandem of Maxfli’s product lineup will be its “Performance Series:” the M3 Tour LT and M3 Tour.

2002: Exclusivity suits Fairway & Greene

Fairway & Greene Ltd. is now a $20 million corporation that turned a profit after four years in business.

2002: Kraschinski, Arizona shine in Fall Preview

Miriam Kraschinski surged to a commanding victory at the women’s Fall Preview Sept. 17 at Purdue’s Kampen Course.

2002: Gore campaign strengthens

Jason Gore has moved from No. 62 to No. 4, ensuring his return to the PGA Tour in 2003.

2002: Lietzke makes repeat performance

Bruce Lietzke captured the SAS Championship for the second consecutive year Sept. 22.

2002: Choi turns WGC bump into Tampa triumph

K.J. Choi lost a chance to play in the $5 million American Express Championship.

2002: No contest

Another event against the world’s best just another walk in the park for Woods, who was almost perfect at Mount Juliet.

2002: Reid’s singles strategy questioned

European captain Dale Reid sent out out Spaniard Raquel Carriedo in the opening singles match against reigning U.S. Open champion Juli Inkster.

2002: Europe takes command with four-ball sweep

Patty Sheehan left four of her best players on the sidelines, resulting in a 4-0 whitewashing by the Europeans.

2002: U.S. dominates Saturday foursomes

The United States won three of four Saturday morning foursomes matches.

2002: Familiar format sparks U.S. afternoon rebound

Americans were overjoyed to forget about the morning foursomes and return to familiar turf: four-ball.

2002: Sluggish Americans get off to soggy start

The Solheim Cup began Sept. 20.

2002: Team members weigh in on Augusta

Several players gathered for the Solheim Cup weren’t shy in stating where they stand on the subject of female membership at Augusta National Golf Club.

2002: Here at the Nickname Cup

The Solheim Cup, for better or worse, has finally grown up.

2002: Sunday school

U.S. singles rally gives Minnesotans another fine finish.

2002: Floridians shine in Junior Rankings

Two Florida players have finished atop the Golfweek/Titleist Junior Rankings.

2002: Will Whaley go to GHO?

Suzy Whaley would be the first woman to play in a PGA Tour event.

2002: Don’t allow gender issue to fester

Circumstances have presented the Augusta National Golf Club with an opportunity to help golf take a giant step forward.