Casey Martin and Nike Golf agreed to a new endorsement contract on Friday.
1/12/01 -- The European Seniors Tour has announced a new tournament for its 2001 schedule. The Wales Seniors Open will be held at Royal St. David's, Harlech from June 8-10.
1/12/01 -- First round leader David Podlich shot a four-under par 68 to remain in the lead at the Victorian Open in Melbourne, Australia.
Mercedes Championships - Kapalua, Hawaii
TIGER WOODS: Well, I feel pretty good. Overall I feel like I'm hitting it all right.
1/12/01 -- One year ago, Tiger Woods fired a second-round 66 to take a four-shot lead entering weekend play at the Mercedes Championships.
1/12/01 -- Laura Davies shot a fine opening round of 6-under-par 66 at Orlando's Grand Cypress Resort to take a one-shot lead over Penny Hammel in the inaugural YourLife Vitamins LPGA Classic
Tiger Woods is rapidly growing into the most recognizable face in America. They had cameras trained on him at the Orange Bowl.
1/12/01 -- While a near gale force wind buffeted players at the Nashua Nedtel Cellular Masters at the Wild Coast, Zimbabwe's Mark McNulty
1/12/01 -- Another event has raised its 2001 purse.
1/11/01 -- Six players share the first-round lead at the Touchstone Energy Tucson Open in Tucson, Ariz.
1/11/01 -- Australian David Podlich's shot a morning round of 65 to grab the first round lead at the Victorian Open Championship
1/11/01 -- The LPGA has named World Vision and its program, Drive for Life, as its international charity project.
1/11/01 -- ESPN announced that Jack Nicklaus would be honored with the first ESPY Lifetime Achievement Award next month. The announcement was made along with nominees in 34 categories on Thursday.
1/11/01 -- The 2001 season may yet belong to Tiger Woods, but the first round of the Mercedes Championships went to Justin Leonard.
1/11/01 -- The Sunshine Tour (South African) will conclude its season at the Leopard Creek Golf Course, near Malelane in Mpumalanga. The Tour Championship, a 72-hole stroke play tournament, will take place from Feb. 22 to 25, 2001.
FURYK TO PLAY NEW STRATA: Golf ball industry players continue to jockey for position with endorsements. Jim Furyk will play the new Strata golf ball this season, says Spalding Sports Worldwide, maker of the popular brand.
1/11/01 -- Ty M. Votaw, commissioner of the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA), announced Barbara Trammell has been promoted to vice president of tournament operations.
1/11/01 -- South African Des Terblanche confirmed his status as a genuine contender on the big tours with a blistering course record of eight-under par 62 in the first round of the Nashua Nedtel Cellular Masters at the par-70 Wild Coast Sun Course on Thursday.
1/11/01 -- Brian Watts, runner-up at the 1998 British Open, has undergone successful hip surgery and plans to make the Genuity Championship at Doral his first tournament of the season.
1/09/01 -- World No. 1 Tiger Woods has committed to play at the Deutsche Bank-SAP Open TPC of Europe.