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1/10/01 -- An exotic black swan, nicknamed 'Alex' by members, was clubbed to death by a guest playing the exclusive Trump International Golf Club in Palm Beach, Fl.
Twelve-year LPGA veteran Michelle McGann is one of eight to be inducted into the Palm Beach County, Fla., Sports Hall of Fame.
 
The induction will take place March 25 at the West Palm Be
1/09/01 -- World No. 1 Tiger Woods has committed to play at the Deutsche Bank-SAP Open TPC of Europe.
1/10/01 -- Only Retief Goosen could say with a straight face that his golfing goals for 2001 are fairly vague, and that he would be satisfied with a win every week.
1/10/01 -- The Memorial Tournament, hosted by Jack Nicklaus, announced
Australian Steve Elkington, who has lived in Houston, Tx., since his college days, will make a rare Aussie appearance Feb.
1/09/01 -- LPGA Rookie of the Year Dorothy Delasin will be honored on Jan. 18th as the 2000 Athlete of the Year in the Phillipines. Delasin plans to leave for Manila following this week's season-opening Your Life Vitamins LPGA Classic in Orlando, Fl.
OK, SO THEY DON'T HAVE WILLIAM SHATNER, BUT WHO CARES?: Negotiable-cost travel packages are all the rage these days, so it should be no surprise that major golf tour operators are getting into it.
1/09/01 -- The PGA of America announced new eligibility criteria to set the 144-player field
01/09/01 -- Acushnet, the parent company of Titleist, FootJoy and Cobra, is suing PGA Tour player David Duval for breach of contract. Duval is currently in negotiations to leave Acushnet for a multi-year contract with Nike Golf.
1/09/01 -- If Wales is successful in winning the right to host the 2009 Ryder Cup, it would alter golf in the country in a substantial way. Most notably, it would help to make the game more democratic, sweeping away 'sexism and elitism,' claims Wales bid committee chairman Tony Lewis.
1/8/01 -- Golf Magazine and Sybase announced on Monday that Sybase, an internet business company, will be the title sponsor
Arnold Palmer explained his stance on the Callaway ERC driver by saying he is simply for people enjoying the game of golf. That enjoyment is one thing when playing in competition or for a handicapped score. It is quite another thing when playing a few holes with one's spouse, for example, - a 'recreational golfer.'
Australian Golf Union executive director Colin Phillips says he is negotiating to bring Tiger Woods to the Australian Open on the Gold Coast in November.
1/09/01 -- Four-time Los Angeles Open winner MacDonald Smith will be honored
01/09/01 -- Forty-six international players will join American golfers on the PGA Tour this year.
NO, CANADA: For the time being, at least, Callaway Golf will have to leave the Royal Canadian Golf Association alone.
1/8/01 -- Last year's PGA Tour winners will be playing across the ocean in Hawaii, but a whole armada...
Ernie Els, the No.
Following on the heels of Valderrama, 'Who's not here' remains the topic of conversation in these World Golf Championships.

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