News for Saturday, November 2, 2002
If you like Cinderella stories, you’re going to love this one.
Though most of the industry’s biggest names haven’t departed, their commitment to stay is tenuous at best.
The era’s golf hat disappearing act makes for one of the more intriguing chapters in The Secret History of Golf Fashion.
If anybody had asked me, I would have told them that...
What’s the formula for calculating effective distance?
There is nothing quite like deep reflections on golf to unshackle the mind from the tensions of the day.
First prize for the biggest development in golf this decade should go to the growing prominence – and perceived importance – of club logos.
Pebble Beach’s aura of exclusivity is well merited.
U.S. Golf Association presidents commonly arrive on the train from nowhere, and golfers outside the USGA’s inner circle know little or nothing about them.
Low country a tasteful contrast to the excesses of Myrtle Beach.
Drivers are making most of the news these days, but wedges are just as active – and interesting – a segment of the golf club market.
Trying to capitalize quickly on the likelihood of a new COR limit, TaylorMade Golf announced it will ship to retailers Aug. 1 a line of “hot” drivers – the R500.
The Titleist driver family tripled in size with the introduction of two new clubs, the 975J-VS and the 975L-FE.
With apologies to Julie Andrews, Callaway Golf is betting that the sound of music is more a solid whack and less a high-pitched explosion.
If the proposal for a higher coefficient of restitution limit becomes a statute, retailers expect a smorgasbord of “hot” drivers to be introduced.
Not many college golf coaches are as fortunate as Pat Goss.
Karyn Stordahl may leave the school she loves.
Community steps up to save Gophers golf.
Division III champs make it look easy, cruising to 31-shot victory at NCAAs.
Schools from the state of North Carolina dominated the NCAA Division III Men’s Championship.
All week, Tyrone Van Aswegen, a 20-year-old sophomore, was the most composed player in the 142-man field.
A month after the golf program was “dropped” and then given a one-year reprieve, Minnesota will advance to the NCAAs for the fifth consecutive time.
Purdue senior Lee Williamson closed the tournament with rounds of 77-77 – his worst back-to-back rounds of the season – and tied for 27th.
You couldn’t have asked for a better showdown than the final round of the $2.5 million Deutsche Bank–SAP Open TPC of Europe.
On another wet LPGA weekend, Scotland’s Janice Moodie made sure there wasn’t another Annika Sorenstam comeback.
Nick Price said his four years without a PGA Tour victory felt like 10. Thanks to a brilliant back-nine stretch at the Colonial, the drought is over.
Similar to Oscar Night, where “it’s just great to be nominated,” qualifying for the NCAA Division I Women’s Championship is a notable achievement on its own.
We are headed toward a head-on collision, and there is no turning back. Either the rulemakers or the manufacturers will prevail. In
From the time he helped carve his first club out of a maple limb from a Virginia swamp at age 7, the swing was Sam Snead’s thing.
The newest driver proposal could become an economic nightmare for golf club manufacturers.
There is one group of builders as bullish as ever on course construction: Native Americans.
Coach Kyle Frakes borrowed a piece of golf history to help guide Rollins College to victory May 24 at the 2002 NCAA Division II Men’s National Championship.
Life came full circle for Duke sophomore Virada Nirapathpongporn at this year’s NCAA Division I Women’s Championship.
There’s a hard edge to Denmark’s Anders Hansen. He says it’s something that came from playing college golf in the United States.
Laura Diaz is quickly learning how to win. And the rest of the LPGA is taking notice.
Three-time champion Tiger Woods not a factor as Ryder Cup teammate grabs 7th victory.
Man, if I ever win $58 million, I’m building me a golf course.
As drought conditions continue to worsen in areas across the United States, superintendents are faced with trying to satisfy two diametrically opposed demands.
Desmond Muirhead, one of golf’s most innovative course designers, died of respiratory failure May 2.
A number of regional turfgrass shows around the country have distinguished themselves as opportunities for selling products directly to superintendents.
The communications revolution is probably the most important technological change to affect the irrigation industry.
In the old days of golf, before automated irrigation systems, there existed a special niche in the maintenance crew – the night waterman.
It seems disingenuous to neglect the price of green. It’s also important to do as much as possible to promote efficient water management.
For a golf course manager with a tough, highly variable site where the clientele expects consistent high quality, it can be a job or no-job situation.
Wolf Creek at Paradise Canyon Resort in Mesquite, Nev., opened Oct. 13, a Friday. But that wasn’t an unlucky day for this course.
For the first time in five months, national rounds played for a monthlong period dropped compared with the same month last year.
Two turf equipment technicians associations have held discussions on the possibility of forming a national organization for techs.
A study of waterbirds in golf communities has spawned optimism about the viability of course wetlands and ponds as breeding grounds for such wildlife.
Bankrupt Ocean Trails handed over to creditor.
Defections unlikely, but some companies are weighing costs.