Stories for November 2003
Saturday, November 29
The WGC-Accenture Match Play revealed and confirmed truths and suspicions.
The signs of the times to come, or the time that is here, are disturbing.
Scott Sackett and Brian Ingraham meld to reconstruct swing
Wednesday, November 26
It remains to be seen whether Nike's campaign, which debuted this week, will be a success. But it certainly continues Nike's legacy of unconventional creative content.
What emerged from the Feb. 22-26 “Solutions Summit” was an entrepreneurial spirit that encouraged creative initiatives in a tradition-based business environment.
Whether you’re on site or watching on television, you’ll see Ford’s familiar blue oval logo splashed across Doral’s Blue Monster during this weekend’s Ford Championship.
Sunday, November 9
After 2005, The Amateur, as it’s known on this side of the puddle, will be held two weeks later than its current early June date.
If the PGA Merchandise Show, the 49th edition of which kicked off Jan. 23 in Orlando, is the barometer of the golf industry, then the game has problems.
If you’re going to schlep all the way down to the Dominican Republic, you owe it to yourself to taste life on both sides of the resort wall.
What is balance in the golf swing?
New Tour, SS 380 drivers, enhanced irons lead way.
TaylorMade has churned out a slew of new products and brand extensions in anticipation of this week’s PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando, Fla.
Manufacturers are fond of innovative products that convey a strong visual image.
TaylorMade CEO sees himself as just one of the guys.
Acushnet employs more than 1,500 people in golf ball research and operations.
In its 50th year, Spalding flagship sets ambitious goal.
Aree and Naree Wongluekiets already have said the LPGA will be their first priority this year.
Aree, ranked No. 1 in the Golfweek/Titleist Amateur Rankings, capturing her fourth consecutive title.
Mark Foster won the Dunhill Championship Jan. 19.
Baddeley’s reshaped swing, revamped confidence pay dividends in season debut.
Michelle Wie already is 5-foot-10 and hits 300-yard drives with regularity.
The organization that annually plays host to the wildly successful Phoenix Open recently had its $12 million course placed on the auction block.
The British Amateur Championship will be held June 19-24, two weeks later than its current date, to avoid a clash with the NCAA Championships.
Friday, November 7
Beginning in 2006, the British Amateur Championship will be played at a later date to try to attract top college players from the United States.
Mark McCormack went into cardiac arrest.
Orlando and Jacksonville have emerged as frontrunners in the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America’s search for a new home.
Halfway houses have become as much a part of the American golf experience as cart paths and GPS systems.
The issue of distaff membership at Augusta National is damaging the game of golf.
The PGA Tour has introduced a stricter pace-of-play policy for 2003.
Jamaica no longer offbeat choice for golf.
Titleist is set to introduce two new models of the popular Pro V1 golf ball to consumers in 2003.
Premium golf brands show signs of warming up to major discount outlets.
Consumers should be very careful about picking the right driver.
Monday, November 3
The South African Open was a thriller for home fans, with two South Africans battling for the victory in a one-hole playoff.
Ernie Els is now No. 2 in both the Golfweek/Sagarin Performance Index and World Golf Ranking.
Dogged determination leads to veteran’s return to the PGA Tour.
Nike Golf announced Jan. 10 the addition of Nick Faldo to its tour staff.
The Golfweek/Titleist Senior Amateur Rankings title went down to the wire in its first year.
Despite the turmoil and distractions, the men’s golf team captured the NCAA Division I Championship last June.
The 50th annual PGA Merchandise Show, golf’s largest trade extravaganza, is set to take place in Orlando, Fla., next week.