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Today in Golf

12/28/00 -- Jarmo Sandelin joined the list of players not making the trip to Australia
18-time professional major champion Jack Nicklaus doesn't think it should be considered the Grand Slam if Tiger Woods wins his fourth consecutive major at the Masters in April.
12/27/00 -- Just a week shy of the start of the Accenture Match Play Championship in Australia
12/27/00 -- Following a trend in the golf world, the SBC Futures Tour announced an increase in total purses for 2001 to over $1.2 million. The official developmental tour for the LPGA will include 20 events in 15 states.
Tiger Woods won his second consecutive Male Athlete of the 12/27/00 -- Year Award from The Associated Press on Tuesday. Woods joins NBA great Michael Jordan as the only three-time winner of the award.
The Ladies European Tour announced it has been forced to cancel its season-opener. The Cloud 9 New Zealand Women's Golf Classic is being dropped because its promoter failed to provide the sufficient funds.
12/22/00 -- Tiger Woods was awarded yet another accolade to his name this week for the year 2000, when Reuters named him Sportsman of the Year.
12/22/00 -- The city of Akron, Ohio made formal an announcement to initiate a new tax law that will affect those who are work temporarily within the realms of the city.
Dec. 22, 2000 -- Includes news and notes on the PGA Tour West Coast Swing, Tiger Woods, David Duval, European Tour finances, and others.
12/21/00 -- A general meeting will convene Thursday at the Wentworth Golf Club in England between the executives of the European Tour and its players.
12/21/00 -- Just in time for the 2000 season of sharing, some suggestions for holiday gift giving. Things every golf fan shouldn't be without.
12/22/00 -- In a meeting conducted Thursday between the European Tour and several of its high-profile players, director Ken Schofield agreed on a financial audit of the tour's accounts and operations
12/21/00 -- First of all, let's just say we are not going to mention 'his' name. Legends, lore and epic tales have and will be written about 'him.' This is not one of them.
12/21/00 -- When Tiger Woods announced that his goal was to win every tournament he entered, people thought, that's crazy, it can't be done. Calculating and clinical in his pursuit, Tiger's shown us it's not crazy. It's possible.
12/20/00 -- According to Australian reports, David Duval will skip the Accenture
12/20/00 -- David Duval, the third-ranked player in the world, is reportedly on the verge of signing with Nike Golf. Nike already has world No. 1 Tiger Woods under contract. Woods and Duval recently teamed to win the WGC - EMC World Cup of Golf in which they used the Nike golf ball.
'Twas millennium new, and all through the land,
Golfers said, 'We must grow the game, if we can.'
12/19/00 -- Once again the alarms are sounding, the principals are caterwauling, the captains mounting soapboxes wringing their hands in consternation. The Ryder Cup is the subject. If we don't fix it NOW, the world as we know it will cease to exist.
12/19/00 -- Tiger Woods finished the 2000 season nearly 18 points ahead of his nearest competitor, as the final Official World Golf Rankings were unveiled on Monday.
12/19/00 -- Tiger Woods, along with sports stars Andre Agassi, Monica Seles and Joe Montana, is suing the Planet Hollywood restaurant chain charging it with breach of contract. The lawsuit was filed Friday in the U.S. District Court in Delaware. They are seeking unspecified damages and legal costs.

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