Thirteen-Year-Old Qualifies for NZ Open
1/7/02 -- Korean-born Jae An became the youngest male qualifier for a national Open Championship ever
Weather Further Dampens Ticket Sales in New Zealand
While Australians are battling brush fires, Kiwis are dealing with heavy rains. The torrential downpours are having a negative effect on the upcoming New Zealand Open, scheduled Jan. 10-13 at The Paraparaumu Beach Golf Course near Wellington. The course has been hit by two-and-a-half times the ...
Third Round Postponed in New Zealand
1/11/02 -- Darkness postponed te third round of the New Zealand Open.
Cash Back Offered to Bet Against Woods
New Zealands national betting agency is so sure Tiger Woods will win Januarys New Zealand Open that theyre offering money to anyone who bets against the worlds No. 1 player. The taming Tiger deal will see bettors get their money back if their player finishes ahead of Woods ' even if their pick ...
New Zealand Open Drops Prices a Little
In the wake of protests and possible player boycotts, organizers for the New Zealand Open have announced that prices for next January's event will be lowered. Week-long passes were originally to be sold for NZ$500 (about US$210) to help offset a $2 million appearance fee for world's No.1 Tiger ...
New Zealand Prepares for Woods
1/8/02 -- New Zealand braces itself for excitement and controversy all in one this week
Its Official Tiger to Play in New Zealand
Its official. Tiger Woods is going to play the New Zealand Open in January for an appearance fee of a reported $2 million. A New Zealand-based bank merchant, Fay Richwite, has underwritten the deal between Woods and PlusFore, a group of Kiwi businessmen. All revenue from international television, ...
Woods Down Seven With 18 to Play
1/12/02 -- Tiger Woods will have to overcome a seven-shot deficit to win the New Zealand Open.
New Zealand Closer to Landing Woods
Representatives for Tiger Woods are expected to sign a contract today or Tuesday which will ensure Woods will play in the 2002 New Zealand Open. The amount of Woods appearance fee is believed to be in the neighborhood of $2.5 million. April l had been the deadline for half the fee to be paid, but ...
New Zealand Course to be Lengthened for Woods
Paraparaumu Beach Golf Club will add about 200 yards of length to its layout in preparation of Tiger Woods' participation in the 2002 New Zealand Open. Club members approved the redesign of three holes, the par-4 third and a pair of par-5's, No. 12 and 18. The added length will bring the links ...