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January 2003

Your Chance to Play golf with Three Arsenal Legends
Friday, January 31, 2003
Support the Charity for Children with Metabolic Disease and bid for the chance to play golf at Brocket Hall with Arsenal legends....... Full Story

Evian Tour ban hot Drivers
Friday, January 31, 2003
The Ladies European Tour will be adopting the new ruling from the R&A to ban the use of "spring effect" drivers this season.........l
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Sunderland appoints new Product Manager
Friday, January 31, 2003
Sarah Cutherbert has been appointed Product Manager at Sunderland of Scotland....... Full Story

Johnnie Walker Finds the Right Blend
Friday, January 31, 2003
With the sights of world golf firmly set on the 2003 schedule, Robin Barwick looks at the early season sunshine trail through Asia and South Africa that always leads to the same event, the Johnnie Walker Classic......
Full Story

Hill Barn Golf Course Sold
Thursday, January 30, 2003
The sale of the historic Hill Barn golf course, Worthing, was finalised this week when contracts were exchanged.......
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Westwood & McGinley to Play in Carlsberg Malaysian Open
Thursday, January 30, 2003
Kuala Lumpur, January 29: European Ryder Cup stars Lee Westwood and Paul McGinley are the latest big guns to take aim at the Carlsberg Malaysian Open................ Full Story

The Open Championship 2003 - Ticket Discount
Tuesday, January 28, 2003
Spectators hoping to take full advantage of the discounts on Open Championship season tickets are reminded of the cut-off point at the end of January..............
Full Story

Strong Australian Line-up at 2003 Johnnie Walker Classic
Monday, January 27, 2003
Craig Parry, Peter O'Malley, Stephen Leaney, Nick O'Hern and Peter Fowler join Robert Allenby and Adam Scott in the £1 million Johnnie Walker Classic at Lake Karrinyup Country Club in Perth from February 13 - 16..............
Full Story

Zhang Leads Asian PGA Tour Order of Merit
Monday, January 27, 2003
Kuala Lumpur, January 27: Zhang Lian-wei’s stunning victory over Ernie Els in the Caltex Masters Presented by Carlsberg, Singapore 2003 has moved him to the top of the Asian PGA Tour Order of Merit for the first time in his career...............
Full Story

Big Drivers at the PGA Merchandise Show
Friday, January 24, 2003
Big and bigger drivers dominated the opening of the annual PGA Merchandise Show. Full Story

PGA of Europe Teaching & Coaching
Thursday, January 23, 2003
World-renowned authorities, including short game guru Dave Peltz and golf psychologist Dr Richard Coop, will feature in the sixth PGAE Teaching and Coaching Conference, organized and hosted by the PGA of Germany and staged in the ICM in Munich under the theme: “The Complete Golfer”.......
Full Story

Mark McCormack remains critically ill
Tuesday, January 21, 2003
McCormack, 72, who suffered a cardiac arrest last Thursday during a visit to a dermatologist, was in a coma. Alastair Johnston, president of IMG International. "If there is no improvement in his current condition, the chances of his full recovery become less and less as time goes on."...... Full Story

Re-Ranking for European Tour Category 11 Members
Tuesday, January 21, 2003
At two points during the season, players in Category 11 of The European Tour will be re-ranked.........
With acknowledgement to the European Tour........... Full Story

Golf Explosion on the Costa
Tuesday, January 21, 2003
The growth of golf tourism to the Costa del Sol has had an important impact on the region’s economic activity, increasing turnover, profits and employment in the tourism sector.............
Full Story

Amateur Stars Confirmed for 2003 Johnnie Walker Classic
Sunday, January 19, 2003
Two of the world's most promising young amateurs - Thailand's Prom Meesawat and Australia's Michael Sim - have accepted invitations to compete in the 2003 Johnnie Walker Classic in Perth................. Full Story

Open Championship Local Final Qualifying courses for 2006
Friday, January 17, 2003
When the Open Championship returns to Royal Liverpool in 2006, Local Final Qualifying will be played at Conwy (Caernarvonshire), Formby, Wallasey and West Lancashire Golf Clubs................ Full Story

Nike Golf signs Nick Faldo
Thursday, January 16, 2003
Nick Faldo, the three-time Open (‘87, ’90, ‘92) and Masters (’89, ’90, ‘96) champion has joined the Nike Golf Tour Staff. The multi-year relationship will be equipment-based including clubs, ball and bag. Nike Golf will also become a major partner in the Faldo Junior Series as part of the agreement................
Full Story

Doonbeg Links Acclaimed
Monday, January 13, 2003
Golf Digest votes Doonbeg Golf Club as the "Best New International Course of 2002," the latest in a torrent of critical praise since the Irish links opened six months ago.................

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Garcia, Scott, and Rose lead Young Guns at Johnnie Walker Classic
Wednesday, January 8, 2003
Could 2003 be the year the 'Young Guns' shoot it out with the established stars and win? The 2003 Johnnie Walker Classic at Perth's Lake Karrinyup Country Club, February 13 - 16, will be the first opportunity for such a showdown.......... Full Story

TaylorMade-addidas Golf Acquires Maxfli
Friday, January 3, 2003
TaylorMade-adidas Golf, a division of the adidas-Salomon Group, announced today that it exercised its option to acquire the Maxfli brand of golf balls and accessories. Full Story

Head wins a new kitchen in Morocco
Friday, January 3, 2003
England’s Johanna Head notched her first victory in three years at the Princess Lalla Meriem Cup played over the red course at Dar es Salam GC outside Rabat.
And other news from the Ladies Tour
Full Story

Order now for Solheim Tickets
Friday, January 3, 2003
Don’t miss your opportunity to buy your tickets to next year’s Solheim Cup...........
Full Story

Around the World of Golf
Friday, January 3, 2003
For his immense contribution to professional golf Ken Schofield CBE, has been awarded the PGA of Europe’s Christer Lindberg Bowl..... and much more about the world of golf................. Full Story

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