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Golf - 15 May 2002
Asia’s leading sports broadcaster, ESPN STAR Sports (ESS) continues to deliver the best sports programming in golf as it secured exclusive cable and satellite rights to the prestigious British Open taking place on 18 to 21 July 2002 at the Muirfield Golf Links, East Lothian, Scotland. ESS also secured the rights for the 2003 British Open.
Golf - 10 May 2002
The United States Golf Association (USGA) and The Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews, Scotland (R&A) have reached an accord on golf equipment rules, which will restore uniformity to the game worldwide and help ensure the maintenance of uniformity in the future.
Golf - 08 May 2002
The Asian PGA has released its schedule for the rest of 2002 revealing a busy and lucrative homeward stretch for the region's best players.
Golf - 19 Apr 2002
Bord Fáilte – Irish Tourist Board is the official sponsor of the Seve Trophy 2002 being played at Druids Glen, Co. Wicklow, Ireland April 19th – 21st.
Golf - 10 Apr 2002
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., April 9, 2002 – The final round of the Ladies Professional Golf Association’s (LPGA) Office Depot Championship Hosted by Amy Alcott on ESPN2 was the highest performing LPGA telecast on ESPN2 ever, with viewership increasing every 15 minutes during the two-hour broadcast.
Golf - 05 Apr 2002
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., April 4, 2002 – In a strong indication of the growing popularity of the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA), ABC’s final-round telecast of the Kraft Nabisco Championship, the first major of the LPGA season, received a 2.2 overall network household rating, the highest for the event since 1994. First-class golf, a compelling story line and improved production contributed to an 83-percent increase in household viewership as compared to the 2001 final-round ratings. Th
Golf - 03 Apr 2002
Hazeltine National Golf Club, venue for this year’s US PGA Championship and the site of Tony Jacklin’s historic US Open Championship victory in 1970, has been named by the PGA of America to host The 41st Ryder Cup Matches in 2016.
Golf - 08 Mar 2002
The Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) will host the first-ever LPGA Player Summit from March 8-10 in Phoenix, Ariz., prior to the start of the PING Banner Health, March 14-17.
Golf - 06 Mar 2002
The Evian Ladies European Tour announced today that the 2004 staging of The Solheim Cup in Europe has been brought forward by one year and will be played at Barsebäck Golf and Country Club near Malmö in Sweden from September 12-14 in 2003.
Golf - 06 Feb 2002
The Evian Ladies European Tour today announced the 2002 Tour schedule, which portrays a stronger pan-European feel and highlights a more stable future for women's European professional golf.
Golf - 22 Jan 2002
The 2002 European Challenge Tour schedule will comprise no fewer than 26 events in 15 different countries within and beyond the boundaries of Europe, with an increase in average prize funds a prime feature of the 2002 programme.
Golf - 15 Jan 2002
The excitement of the European Seniors Tour will return to Ireland for a fifth successive year in May 2002, when the AIB Seniors Open is played at Adare Manor Hotel and Golf Resort.
Golf - 11 Dec 2001
The Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) and the Women’s Senior Golf Association have entered into a multi-year licensing agreement that designates the Women’s Senior Golf Tour (WSGT) as the official senior tour of the LPGA.
Golf - 03 Dec 2001
The championship committee today confirmed that the US$5 million dunhill links championship will be played from October 3-6, 2002, at St Andrews, Carnoustie and Kingsbarns. This positive news for golf follows doubt about the continuation of the event further to its inaugural staging in October.
Golf - 16 Nov 2001
Tour de las Americas golf will be aired exclusive by PSN for the Latin American region
Golf - 15 Nov 2001
Chris Higgs, president of Executive Sports International (ESI), is joining the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) as its senior vice president and chief operations officer, effective January 1, 2002.
Golf - 26 Oct 2001
The 2002 European Tour International Schedule will comprise a minimum of 44 Volvo Order of Merit tournaments with no fewer than 22 countries hosting European Tour competition and three new events coming on stream.
Golf - 22 Oct 2001
Far Hills, N.J. – The United States Golf Association and NBC announced today an extension of their current contract that will expand the network’s coverage through 2008.
Golf - 09 Oct 2001
Sports Today and the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) today announced the cancellation of the 2001 Sports Today CJ Nine Bridges Classic, originally scheduled for Oct. 19-21 at the Nine Bridges Resort in Jeju, Korea, as a result of the military action initiated by the United States and its allies.
Golf - 03 Oct 2001
The inaugural Dynasty Cup, which was due to be played next year, has been postponed until 2003 to fall in line with date changes forced on the Ryder Cup.
Golf - 27 Sep 2001
To raise money for the 'Attack on America' relief efforts, LPGA Tour veteran Maggie Will is providing items for the eBay Auction for America, the goal of which is to collect $100 million in 100 days for several Sept. 11 relief funds.
Golf - 21 Sep 2001
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Sept. 20, 2001 – The 2002 Solheim Cup is set for Sept. 20-22 at Interlachen Country Club in Edina, Minn. The decision to delay the 2001 Ryder Cup until the week following The Solheim Cup next year due to the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001, will not affect scheduling or organizing the 2002 Solheim Cup.
Golf - 20 Sep 2001
After a meeting at St Andrews, the Championship Committee announced that the inaugural Dunhill Links Championship will take place in Scotland October 18-21. Conceived as a celebration of Links golf, the 72 hole event will be decided over some of the world’s best known and respected links courses: The Old Course at St. Andrews; the Championship Course at Carnoustie and the highly regarded Kingsbarns Golf Links.
Golf - 18 Sep 2001
Mark McCormack, who created the event 38 years ago, confirmed that in spite of the Ryder Cup decision the 2001 CISCO WORLD MATCH PLAY CHAMPIONSHIP would definitely take place. McCormack did point out that 'the postponement of the Ryder Cup and the understandable uncertainty over whether some players are willing to travel means we cannot confirm the names of all 12 players at this stage.'
Golf - 14 Sep 2001
Ty M. Votaw, commissioner of the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA), today announced the cancellation of this weekend’s Safeway Classic in Portland, Ore.
Golf - 13 Sep 2001
The Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) Tour will conduct the Safeway Classic, Sept. 14-16, at the Columbia Edgewater Country Club in Portland, Ore. However, if there is a national day of mourning, the tournament format will be shortened to allow LPGA players to participate in this national show of respect and honor.
Golf - 06 Sep 2001
Sportsworld Media Group has been appointed as sponsorship and marketing agency for the forthcoming Seve Trophy 2002. Sportsworld will be responsible for marketing a range of sponsorship and hospitality programmes including title sponsorship.
Golf - 31 Aug 2001
(London, August 30 2001) The Evian Ladies European Tour are pleased to confirm an additional event to the 2001 season, the Biarritz Ladies Classic, held between September 27-29 at Biarritz Le Phare GC in the Basque region of southern France.
Golf - 24 Aug 2001
BBC SPORT has won the television rights to broadcast The Open Golf Championship for the next five years.
Golf - 26 Jul 2001
(Porthcawl, July 26 2001) The Evian Ladies European Tour website introduced a state-of-the-art 'live scoring' feature which will keep everyone up to date with ball by ball coverage, starting at this weeks WPGA Championship of Europe at the Royal Porthcawl GC.
Golf - 12 Jul 2001
One million pounds is to be invested in five Scottish golf tournaments as part of our bid for the 2009 Ryder Cup, First Minister Henry McLeish announced today at Loch Lomond Golf Club. This is an extra £200,000 on top of the investment promised earlier this year and the First Minister said it 'demonstrates our continued determination to leave no stone unturned in bringing the Ryder Cup to Scotland in 2009.'
Golf - 11 Jul 2001
The Hong Kong Open's status in the world of golf will be elevated to a new level this year when for the first time in its 43-year history it will be joint-sanctioned by the The Hong Kong Open's status in the world of golf will be elevated to a new level this year when for the first time in its 43-year history it will be joint-sanctioned by the Davidoff Tour and European Tour.
Golf - 09 Jul 2001
Hill and Knowlton’s Sports Marketing and Sponsorship Division has been appointed to assist Scotland’s bid for the Ryder Cup in 2009. The world’s leading golf team event only comes to Europe every four years and has not visited Scotland, the ‘Home of Golf’, since Muirfield hosted the 1973 match.
Golf - 19 Jun 2001
DAYTONA BEACH,Fla.– For the first half of 2001,viewership of the LPGA ’s State Farm LPGA Series and LPGA.com has increased significantly over 2000. For the State Farm LPGA Series, which airs on ESPN and ESPN2,viewership for the series has grown 44 percent over last year,while numbers for LPGA.com have doubled over both the last year and the last six months. ‘These increases demonstrate the ongoing and ever-increasing interest in the LPGA and its tournaments and players,’ said Ty M.Votaw, commiss
Golf - 11 Jun 2001
There are just four 18 hole golf courses in Greece, the last one having been built in 1979. With initiative from the Government and Tourist Industry of Greece, the first of several new courses planned for the future is being constructed at The Crete Golf Club.
Golf - 01 Jun 2001
IMG Managing Director (Australia and New Zealand) Martin Jolly today announced that the Women's World Cup Golf would be played at Royal Adelaide Golf Club from November 30th - December 2nd 2001.
Golf - 10 May 2001
United Distillers and Vintners, joint owner of the Johnnie Walker Classic, Asia Pacific's premier golf tournament, today announced that the 2002 event would be held at Lake Karrinyup Country Club, in Perth from 24 to 27th January 2002.
Golf - 02 Apr 2001
The Evian Ladies European Tour (LET) confirmed today that the 2001 Ladies German Open will be hosted by the Palmerston Golf Resort at the prestigious Sporting Club Berlin.
Golf - 29 Mar 2001
For 2001, the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) Tour has 33 events with television coverage already confirmed and at least four more events in final negotiations for television time. For the first time, both The Golf Channel and ESPN will mike players during their telecasts and Oxygen Media will carry an LPGA Tour event. Broadcast networks ABC, NBC and CBS will carry 10 events, with the balance appearing on The Golf Channel, ESPN, ESPN2 and Oxygen Media.
Golf - 26 Mar 2001
The English Golf Union has joined forces with leading golf equipment brand Wilson to help develop the game of golf at grass roots level.
Golf - 16 Mar 2001
Sports Marketing Surveys the leading independent sports research agency has signed a three year agreement to sponsor the WPGA one day series bringing a major boost to women’s professional golf in the UK.
Golf - 07 Mar 2001
World number one Karrie Webb, the odds-on favourite for the AAMI Women's Australian Open, today called on the corporate world to give more support to women's golf events 'down under'.
Golf - 27 Feb 2001
Golf.com, a joint venture of Quokka Sports, Inc. and NBC Sports, today announced the launch of the newly redesigned Golf.com site. The revamped site includes new interactive features, enhanced navigation, a striking new design and more integrated programming with NBC as Golf.com brings fans a fresh perspective on the coverage of golf. The site's first tournament feature this year will kick off March 1 with coverage of the PGA TOUR'S 'Southern Swing', the first 5 tournaments of NBC's 2001 golf se
Golf - 16 Feb 2001
A number of Europe's successful Solheim Cup team are expected to return to Scotland later this year to compete in the WPGA International Invitational Matchplay (September 7-9) at the prestigious Gleneagles Hotel.
Golf - 07 Feb 2001
Western Australian Tourism Minister Norman Moore announced today that IMG and Guinness UDV (United Distillers and Vintners), in association with the Western Australian Government, would be staging one of the world's richest golfing events, the Johnnie Walker Classic, in Perth from January 24-27, 2002.
Golf - 23 Jan 2001
Golf's European Seniors Tour Returns to Tunisia
Golf - 11 Jan 2001
New Tournament Operations VP for Ladies Pro Golf Tour
Golf - 09 Jan 2001
ANZ Sponsors Australian Ladies Pro Golf Tour
Golf - 09 Jan 2001
Key Promotions at Ladies Professional Golf Association
Golf - 22 Dec 2000
YourLife Vitamins Sponsors Florida Women's Golf Tournament
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