News for Wednesday, September 28, 2005

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Commentary: 2005: Perspective - One stick from a Slam

If we began 2005 figuring no one can win the single-season Grand Slam, now we should adjust our thinking. Eight months have dramatically altered the forecast, from cloudy to ample shades of sunny.

Commentary: 2005: Our Opinion - An overshadowed splendor

How unfortunate that the 40th Walker Cup, the epic battle at Chicago Golf Club, was overshadowed by the PGA Championship, running concurrently at Baltusrol Golf Club in New Jersey.

2005: Features - Core work brings strength, stability

Golfers everywhere are talking about core fitness, core training and core muscles. Many don’t know exactly what they are talking about.

2005: Features - Hardcore

If you ask me, the future of golf is the side-by-side combination of swing training and body training.

2005: Business - Program mines data on course operations

Golf Datatech, better known for its monthly reports on retail sales of golf equipment, recently has begun gathering operational data from about 200 courses.

2005: Business - Carlsbad OK’s $57.3M layout

Carlsbad, Calif., has long been to golf what Silicon Valley is to the computer world – the capital of its industry - and will soon be home to America’s most expensive municipal course.

2005: Competition - Tseng knocks Pressel off perch at Pinehurst

One week after winning the U.S. Women’s Amateur, Morgan Pressel got taken down by Ya-Ni Tseng.