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
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
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
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."
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.
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.
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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