Stories for October 2005


News 2005 October

Tuesday, October 4

2005: Perspective - For his eyes only

In golf’s best-kept secret of the year until now, Campbell wasn't rushing to the port-a-lets three times per round to relieve himself.

2005: Our Opinion - It’s a small world after all

It seems the World Golf Championships aren’t so worldly, thanks in no small part to Tiger Woods

2005: Club Life - A corporate approach

If you are looking for instances of how not to manage a small business, check out your local golf or country club.

Saturday, October 1

2005: Features - A Civilized Course

It was here on the fifth tee at Whiskey Creek Golf Club that I was reminded, yet again, that I’m a damned fool.

2005: Business - Sea Island, Peter Millar: A union of opportunity

The two principals say the merger between Sea Island Co. and upstart apparel brand Peter Millar has created a bridge to the future for both.

2005: Business - Puma stalks golf’s green-grass market

Puma, the footwear company once associated with football legend Joe Namath and now the envy of teenagers for its stylish apparel, is entering the golf market.

2005: Profile - Comeback Kid

A year after his brush with death, Brad Iles has his life – and game – on track.

2005: International - Scott rolls at Canadian Am

Earlier this year, Richard Scott helped the Georgia Bulldogs to the NCAA Division I Men’s Championship. Now, Scott has a 2005 individual national championship to go with it.

2005: International - Campbell, Bjorn show their major mettle

Now that we know London will host the 2012 Summer Olympics without golf, we can reflect on the fact that most of us would accept each season’s four majors provide golf’s Olympics.

2005: Champions Tour - New layout sparks Eger to soar again

David Eger should hope for the Champions Tour to play on more new courses.

2005: Nationwide Tour - Rochester all right for Price

One week out on the Nationwide Tour can change a player’s life. Rick Price can attest to that.

2005: LPGA - Kang continues Koreans’ victory charge

Soo-Yun Kang waited a long time for her first LPGA victory. When it finally came, it seemed almost too easy. But then that’s the way it has been for Korean players in 2005.

2005: PGA Tour - Double jackpot for Taylor

It’s usually not a good thing to defend your title at the Reno-Tahoe Open. For Vaughn Taylor, it ended up being just perfect.

2005: PGA Tour - Woods continues WGC roll at Firestone

If there was a sliver of daylight left in the PGA Tour’s race for Player of the Year, that door slammed shut on Sunday. Emphatically.

2005: Newsmakers - Woods: No worries with early PGA exit

Tiger Woods, the man who treasures majors seemingly more than money, food and sleep left the PGA Championship early, though he still had a chance to get into a playoff and win his 11th major title.

2005: Newsmakers - Miles apart

James Achenbach and James Nugent talk course length.

2005: Newsmakers - NEC fuels distance debate

The topic of length has provided an ongoing hot-button discussion on the PGA Tour, and the WGC-NEC Invitational provided further fodder.

2005: LPGA players: Show us the money

A charming winner: Paula Creamer’s “total package” earns her paychecks on and off the course.

2005: Holder leaves a hard-nosed legacy

Mike Holder spoke to the media after announcing his appointment as Oklahoma State’s athletic director.