Archive for October, 2005

Question of the Month: LPGA, these girls …

Yazan: mulligan | 31 October 2005 | Comments Off
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The best thing that could happen to the LPGA in terms of increasing its future marketing power and overall viewership for the next 3 years is: A. Michelle Wie dominatingB. Paula Creamer dominatingC. Natalie Gulbis dominatingD. Morgan Pressel dominatingE. Annika dominatingF. No one dominating, but all 5 winning big tourneysG. Jean Van de Velde winning […]



Watson wins, but is the Champions Tour still relevant?

Yazan: mulligan | 31 October 2005 | Comments Off
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Let’s give the guy his due: Tom Watson fired an 8-under 64 to win by 1 stroke over Jay Haas, who had a 6 shot lead at the start of the final round. Watson not only surpassed Haas, he overtook Dana Quigley to win the $1 million bonus for the Schwab Cup (year long ranking, […]



Is Van de Velde trying to change his place in history?

Yazan: mulligan | 29 October 2005 | Comments Off
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This USA Today article reports that “French golfer Jean Van de Velde will attempt to enter next year’s Women’s British Open because he is upset women may qualify for the 2006 British Open.” Recalling Van de Velde’s crash and burn on the last hole of the 1999 British Open and his low profile since then, […]



NASCAR in the driver seat; PGA in rear view

Yazan: mulligan | 28 October 2005 | Comments Off
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As we’ve discussed in several posts in the past, the PGA must negotiate new TV contracts this fall. And it’s more than likely the PGA won’t be getting the same kind of sweetheart deal that it was able to secure in 2001 at the height of Tiger Woods’s run. The networks ended up losing something […]



Have some "Young Guns" finally emerged?

Yazan: mulligan | 26 October 2005 | Comments Off
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Look ing at the top 25 as the year winds down, I was curious if we finally have a new crop of young guns who can actually live up to the hype thrown upon them: Sergio Garcia, 25 years old, who has a win this year and multiple top 5 finishes (that he should have […]



Lucas Glover captures 1st PGA victory at Funai

Yazan: mulligan | 23 October 2005 | Comments Off
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Way back in June, I saw Lucas Glover play for the first time at the Memorial. Here’s what I said then: “Yesterday, I got to see a bunch of people. One foursome had 4 young “unknown” players. One of them stood out to me. It was this guy who had a Southern accent and who […]



Natalie Gulbis show: reality check!

Yazan: mulligan | 23 October 2005 | Comments Off
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It’s back on — Natalie Gulbis says her reality show will air on The Golf Channel on November 15. Turn on Tivo. And her 2006 calendar is on sale now.




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