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May 2002

The Sky Sports Trophy
Thursday, May 30, 2002
The Sky Sports Trophy was convincingly won by Graeme McInnes at Parasampia Golf & Country Club on Thursday 30th May, with McInnes finishing an amazing five shots clear of his nearest rivals.......... Full Story

The Sky Sports Trophy
Wednesday, May 29, 2002
Matchroom Sport PGA Europro Tour - Event 4
The Sky Sports Trophy Parasampia Golf & Country Club, Donnington Grove, Newbury, Berkshire. 53 players will go on to play a third and final round.........
Full Story

Gary Player Enters The Open Championship
Wednesday, May 29, 2002
Gary Player has entered the Open Championship, the first time as a former champion that he will not be exempt from Final Qualifying..........
Full Story

R & A and USGA Ruling Response
Monday, May 27, 2002
Following the 9th May announcement that the R&A and USGA have reached an agreement on the COR rating allowed in drivers i.e. 'spring-like' effect, TaylorMade Golf can confirm that the ruling will not affect their current product range in anyway until 2008......... Full Story

Brad Faxon to play at Barclay's Scottish Open
Monday, May 27, 2002
Brad Faxon has confirmed his place in the £2.2 million Barclays Scottish Open, which takes place at Loch Lomond from 11-14 July............ Full Story

Just The Facts! An Industry view from the USA
Monday, May 27, 2002
In the recent GIO Poll, 75% of the respondents answered no to the question of "Are the historic venues now obsolete and is it time to identify longer courses to host the majors?................. Full Story

Counterfeit products seized in US raid
Monday, May 27, 2002
Callaway Golf Company (NYSE: ELY), has announced a successful court-approved raid which resulted in the seizure of 28,000 "knock off" club heads and other components............ Full Story

One Won
Monday, May 27, 2002
Nick Price became the first man to win a US PGA Tour title using Aldila’s revolutionary new One graphite shafts when he stormed to a five shot victory at last weekend’s MasterCard Colonial tournament in Fort Worth, Texas........
Full Story

Richard McEvoy Wins the Quinta da Marinha Oitavos Golfe Open
Saturday, May 25, 2002
Richard McEvoy Wins theQuinta da Marinha Oitavos Golfe Open in Portugal on Friday, finishing two shots ahead of the rest of the field, on three under par for the tournament........ Full Story

Sale of Seriously Early Golf Club
Friday, May 24, 2002
One of the earliest and most exciting golf clubs to come on the market since an early 19th century club netted a world record £106,000 is to be sold in June

Full Story

2nd Round of PGA Europro Tour
Friday, May 24, 2002
51 players will go on to play one further round at Quinta da Marinha Oitavos Golfe in Portugal for a share of the £50 000 prize fund, after the cut was made at scores of 148 (+6)......
Full Story

Murray Makes the Grade
Friday, May 24, 2002
John Murray’s assistants in the pro-shop at Dublin’s Malahide Golf Club could hardly believe it when they heard that their “boss” had won the Irish Region qualifier for the Glenmuir PGA Club Professional Championship held recently at Co Louth......... Full Story

Oxfordshire Meeting of Creditors
Friday, May 24, 2002
A meeting of the creditors of Nitto Albion PLC (in Administration) will be held at The Oxfordshire Golf Club on 29th May commencing at 11.00 am............ Full Story

Tenth year of Golf Europe
Monday, May 20, 2002
Approximately 300 exhibitors from around 30 countries are expected at Golf Europe this year. The trade fair, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary, has moved to the New Munich Trade Fair Centre............. Full Story

Costa Brava Pro-Am
Monday, May 20, 2002
Costa Brava golf specialists ‘UKSG’ are inviting PGA golf professionals and amateur golfers to enter teams in this year’s Costa Brava Pro Am on 13th to 16th October.......... Full Story

Roberts Signs with Taylormade to Play "The Rossa"
Tuesday, May 14, 2002
TaylorMade announced it has signed a multi-year contract with Loren Roberts to play its new Rossa putter, a product line that was introduced at retail earlier this month....... Full Story

TaylorMade-adidas Golf sign Bob Ford
Tuesday, May 14, 2002
TaylorMade-adidas Golf announced it has signed Bob Ford -- One of the top club professionals in the USA -- to its elite Presidential Advisory Board.......

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Just The Facts!
Monday, May 13, 2002
A weekly view from the USA of news in the golf industry...... Full Story

Nick Faldo links with Bally
Monday, May 13, 2002
Luxury fashion brand Bally has joined forces with golf legend Nick Faldo to create an exclusive range of merchandise that is designed to be the ultimate in golfing style...... Full Story

Callaway applauds R&A USGA compromise
Monday, May 13, 2002
Callaway Golf Company (NYSE:ELY) has announced that it fully endorses the compromise position reached by the United States Golf Association and Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews, Scotland to unify the worldwide Rules of Golf governing equipment........ Full Story

The Golf Classic
Friday, May 10, 2002
In stark contrast to the difficult conditions of the first day, Thursday's calm saw some impressive low scores, including two course records at Prince's Golf Club........... Full Story

Europro Tour Hasseröder Classic
Thursday, May 9, 2002
SCOTLAND'S Paul McKechnie clinched the 2002 Matchroom Sport PGA Europro Tour Hasseröder Classic in dramatic fashion on last week after beating......... Full Story

The Golf Classic
Thursday, May 9, 2002
Wednesday 8th May marked the start of the second event on the 2002 Matchroom Sport PGA Europro Tour. The Golf Classic, held at Prince's Golf Club..... Full Story

News and Interviews from The Belfry
Thursday, May 9, 2002
Sam Torrance Ryder Cup Captain - The Ryder Cup team get together went very well and was very productive. The wives were there as well and we got some good team spirit going........
Full Story

Public outcry over jailed lakeball man
Friday, May 3, 2002
For 10 years, John Collinson made a modest living diving for lost golf balls and selling them for 15p each. But after police caught him on a midnight expedition, a court frowned on his unusual job and jailed him for six months for theft..................
Full Story

PGA Europro Tour, Hasseröder Classic
Thursday, May 2, 2002
With players aware of the cut being made after just 18 holes, the pressure was on to produce a good performance on the first round today at the Hasseröder Classic, the first event on the PGA Europro Tour.........
Full Story

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