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Golf - 09 Oct 2003
Kuala Lumpur, October 9: The Carlsberg Malaysian Open will offer a record US$1.21 million (RM4.6 million) in total prize money next year, reinforcing its premier status as the richest national Open in Asia.
Golf - 29 Sep 2003
A new record prize fund of $7,000,000 – the largest to be contested on the Continent of Europe – will be on offer when The World Golf Championships – American Express Championship returns to Mount Juliet in Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland, next year.
Golf - 18 Sep 2003
(Tytherington, England, 17 September 2003) The Evian Ladies European Tour (LET) and the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) have jointly announced the Acer Women's World Cup of Golf at Pezula, the first-ever truly worldwide competition co-sanctioned by both tours. The $1 million Acer Women's World Cup of Golf at Pezula, set to take place February 2005, will be held at Pezula Championship Golf Course in Knysna, South Africa.
Golf - 27 Aug 2003
bmi and bmibaby have come together to jointly sponsor, as the Official Airlines, The Benmore Developments Northern Ireland Masters on the European Challenge Tour.
Golf - 26 Aug 2003
Hong Kong, August 26, 2003: As a non-profit sporting association, the foremost goal of the Asian PGA is to safeguard and enhance the interest of its membership and to assist with the continued development of the game of golf in Asia. Regrettably, it has been found that these objectives are not presently being met through the current operating structure and association with its commercial and marketing partner, Asian PGA Tour Limited (ATL). As such, it has been decided to terminate the relation
Golf - 12 Aug 2003
The Volvo China Open has been rescheduled to November in the wake of the SARS crisis.
Golf - 23 Jul 2003
(Tytherington, July 22 2003) The Ladies European Tour is delighted to announce BT as the official title sponsor of the £150,000 Northern Ireland Ladies Open, played over Warrenpoint GC from August 14-17 2003.
Golf - 04 Jul 2003
The Ryder Cup Board is delighted to announce that 02 Ireland has become an Official Sponsor of The European Ryder Cup Team at The 35th Ryder Cup Matches in the United States in 2004 and Official Mobile Telecommunications Sponsor of The 36th Ryder Cup Matches at The K Club, Dublin, Ireland in 2006.
Golf - 15 May 2003
The International Federation of PGA Tours is delighted to announce that the Real Club de Golf de Seville will host the 2004 World Golf Championships – World Cup. A total of 24 nations will participate in this prestigious event on November 18-21 with minimum prize money of US$4,000,000.
Golf - 28 Apr 2003
One of the most popular tournament destinations on the European Seniors Tour in recent years has been La Moye Golf Club on Jersey and this year’s event on the island from June 13-15 will have a new title, the tournament now called the Irvine Whitlock Jersey Seniors Classic.
Golf - 07 Apr 2003
SKY SPORTS has secured exclusive live rights to the Ryder Cup, two Majors and the European Tour in a series of new long-term agreements.
Golf - 03 Apr 2003
bmi, the UK’s second largest full-service scheduled airline, has extended its relationship with The European Tour by becoming Official Airline to three of the most prestigious events on The European Tour International Schedule.
Golf - 17 Mar 2003
The 12th season of the European Seniors Tour gets underway this week on the idyllic island of Jamaica for the first of 20 tournaments across 13 countries which will make up the 2003 Schedule.
Golf - 03 Mar 2003
In only its third year of operation, innovative golf equipment retailer,, has been recognised by the Professional Golfers Association, with its appointment as the 'Official PGA Pre-Owned Golf Exchange'.
Golf - 06 Feb 2003
(Tytherington, February 5 2003) The Board of Directors of the Evian Ladies European Tour (LET) are delighted to confirm the formal appointment of Ian Randell as chief executive of the Ladies European Tour.
Golf - 06 Feb 2003
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 5, 2003 – Ty M. Votaw, commissioner of the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA), today released the Tour’s complete 2003 schedule. Fans of the LPGA will be treated to a schedule of events consistent with 2002, one of the most thrilling and successful seasons in LPGA history, and players’ economic opportunities will be even stronger, as nearly 50 percent of the events have raised their purses for 2003.
Golf - 23 Jan 2003
Ireland’s Padraig Harrington is the first recipient of The Royal Bank of Scotland Shot of the Month Award, in association with The European Tour, for November and December. The Ryder Cup player will receive The Royal Bank of Scotland Shot of the Month Trophy from Waterford Crystal and a cheque for £1000 to be donated to a charity of his choice.
Golf - 20 Jan 2003
With 11 successful seasons already behind it, the European Seniors Tour has announced its schedule for the year with every reason to believe that 2003 will provide the Tour with its own version of the 'Glorious 12th.'
Golf - 26 Nov 2002
Nissan Ireland has been confirmed as the new Title Sponsor of the Irish Open Golf Championship, in association with Bord Fáilte. The announcement was made at a reception in Dublin today which was attended by the Minister for Arts, Sport and Tourism, John O’Donoghue T.D. The Minister announced that the date secured for the 2003 Nissan Irish Open is July 24-27, the week following the Open Golf Championship at Royal St George’s. The European Tour also announced that the world class, magnificent
Golf - 20 Nov 2002
The Royal Bank of Scotland, in association with The European Tour, is to recognise the shot-making skills of the Tour Members with an exciting new award, The Royal Bank of Scotland Shot of the Month, which is being launched to coincide with the start of The 2003 European Tour International Schedule.
Golf - 05 Nov 2002
The European Golf Industry Association, launched at ‘Golf Europe’ in October, has been further strengthened by the decision of the Danish Association of Golf Importers to join the organisation.
Golf - 27 Aug 2002
CARMEL, Ind., Aug. 27, 2002 – Crooked Stick Golf Club, the famed Pete Dye-designed course and host of several memorable golf championships, has been selected as the site for the September 2005 Solheim Cup, as announced today by Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) Commissioner Ty M. Votaw.
Golf - 16 Aug 2002
Paul Fisher, a long-serving golf administrator from Gloucestershire, has accepted the nomination to become President Elect of the English Golf Union for the year 2003 with a view to becoming its President in 2004.
Golf - 24 Jul 2002
The Ocean Course at Kiawah Island Resorts will play host to the 2003 World Golf Championships-EMC World Cup, it was announced Tuesday by the International Federation of PGA Tours.
Golf - 04 Jul 2002
This year marks the eighth successive staging of the Smurfit European Open at the K Club, Straffan, Co Kildare. The tournament has forged an international reputation as a highlight of the European Tour, attracting many of the world's leading golfers competing for the over EUR3 million prize fund.
Golf - 27 May 2002
The European Tour and Volvo are pleased to announce an extension of their partnership through to, and including, the 2004 season for the Volvo PGA Championship, the Volvo Masters Andalucia and the Volvo Order of Merit.
Golf - 16 May 2002
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., May 16, 2002 – ADT Security Services (ADT) will begin a two-year, Tour-wide presenting sponsorship of the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) Tour’s Real-Time Scoring System at the Asahi Ryokuken International Championship this week.
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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 29 Aug 2001
Kuala Lumpur, August 29: Carlsberg have announced that next year's Malaysian Open will boast total prize money of US$1 million, making it the first time that a national open in Asia has hit the million dollar mark.
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
Cuba is destined to become the world’s new golf hotspot following a series of initiatives inspired by The Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA).
Golf - 19 Jun 2001
DAYTONA BEACH,Fla.– For the first half of 2001,viewership of the LPGA ’s State Farm LPGA Series and 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 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 - 29 May 2001
Ryder Cup Ltd is delighted to announce that Rolex, one of golf’s longest standing supporters, has agreed to be a sponsor at the next two Ryder Cups within Europe and of the 2003 European Team when the Matches are played in the United States.
Golf - 17 May 2001
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., May 17, 2001 – The Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) will wrap up its official tournament season in West Palm Beach, Fla., at the Tyco/ADT Championship, the LPGA Tour’s season-ending championship. ADT Security Services Inc.’s multi-million dollar title sponsorship and West Palm Beach’s Trump International Golf Club as the site were officially announced today by LPGA Commissioner Ty M. Votaw and IMG’s Chairman and CEO Mark H. McCormack, along with Palm Beach Count
Golf - 10 May 2001
Alcatel, a leading global telecommunications solutions provider, and Asian PGA, a member of the International Federation of PGA Tours, are pleased to announce today that Alcatel is the title sponsor of the US$300,000 Singapore 2001 Open golf tournament.
Golf - 03 May 2001
General Mills and the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) announced today that General Mills has transferred its official cereal designation to its leading cereal brand, Cheerios, and will continue to sponsor three of the LPGA’s top players¾ Lorie Kane, Cristie Kerr and Janice Moodie¾ throughout the 2001 season.
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