Grand Slam of Golf

Happy in Hawaii

Happy in Hawaii
Everything was cool with Jim Furyk after his PGA Grand Slam of Golf win. (Photo: Getty Images)
December 6, 2003 — After accepting the 2003 PGA Grand Slam of Golf trophy, Jim Furyk smiled sheepishly and said, "We should bring more events to the islands." Can you blame him? Along with his eight-shot Grand Slam triumph, completed Saturday with a solid 68 at Poipu Bay, Furyk has two other wins and more than $2.2 million in career winnings in Hawaii. Full Story

Headlines

Jim dandy on first day

Furyk December 5, 2003 — Jim Furyk loves Hawaii so much he built a second home there recently. If he continues to play the way he did Friday in the first round of the PGA Grand Slam of Golf, that second home might become his first. The reigning U.S. Open champion tamed the trade winds that whipped across Poipu Bay Golf Course for a 5-under 67 that left him with a comfortable five-stroke lead over Mike Weir. Full story

Master of the Majors

Master December 4, 2003 — Predicting the outcome of a golf tournament is a mission of impossible proportions. But when the field includes only four players -- major championship winners, at that -- you're chances improve dramatically. Especially when you have history on your side. And while we're not making any predictions for the 2003 PGA Grand Slam of Golf, our research says to put your faith in Masters champion Mike Weir. Full Story

No Tiger, no problem

Twenty Questions December 1, 2003 — For the first time in six years, someone not named Tiger Woods will win the PGA Grand Slam of Golf. But that doesn't mean Mike Weir, Jim Furyk, Ben Curtis and Shaun Micheel can't supply the same theatrics and excitement as the world's No. 1 player, whose complete domination of Poipu Bay Golf Course over the past few years remains planted firmly in our collective memory. Full Story

Other News

20 questions

Twenty Questions December 1, 2003 — Ever wonder when was the last time Mike Weir paid for a golf ball? Or how about Jim Furyk's all-time favorite movie? Perhaps caddies are your bag, in which case you're dying to know the best shot Mike "Fluff" Cowan has ever witnessed. Whatever your curiosity about the 2003 Grand Slam of Golf entrants and caddies, chances are we've got it covered in an exclusive feature we call "20 Questions."

Scaling golf's major mountains

Huber December 1, 2003 — Four times a year golf's best gather to try and climb that final rung to greatness on the ladder than will define their career. For everyone knows only the major winners can be considered truly great. Jim Huber, Turner Sports' Emmy-winning essayist who will report from the Grand Slam of Golf, examines what distinguishes a major champion from the rest.

Left alone to flourish

Left Handed Golfers December 1, 2003 — They said the stupidest question is the one that's never asked. If that's true, the smartest is the one that is asked. Need proof? Look at Masters champion Mike Weir, who 20 years ago wrote a letter asking the great Jack Nicklaus if a promising young junior should start playing right-handed. Thankfully for Weir, the Golden Bear scoffed at the idea.

Furyk finds home in Hawaii

Furyk finds home in Hawaii December 1, 2003 — Considering the career success he's enjoyed in Hawaii, it's should come as no surprise that Jim Furyk built a second home on the island of Maui. Since joining the PGA Tour in 1994, Furyk has earned nearly $2 million and won twice. Needless to say, he enters the 2003 PGA Grand Slam of Golf as a favorite.









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Final
pos player score thru today
1 Jim Furyk -9 18 -4
2 Mike Weir -1 18 -1
4 Shaun Micheel +1 18 -2
3 Ben Curtis +2 18 +1

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