Grand Slam of Golf

Saturday December 6, 2003

Friday December 5, 2003

  • News Conference Transcript: Jim Furyk, Mike Weir, Ben Curtis, Shaun Micheel
  • Jim dandy on first day (12/5/03) — 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.

Thursday December 4, 2003

  • Master of the Majors (12/4/03) — 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.

Monday December 1, 2003

  • 20 questions (12/1/03) — When was the last time Masters champion Mike Weir paid for a golf ball? Or what's Jim Furyk's favorite golf hole, Ben Curtis' dream foursome, or Shaun Micheel's favorite club? Find out in our exclusive 20 Questions with this year's PGA Grand Slam participants and caddies.
  • Scaling golf's major mountains (12/1/03) — Four times a year golf's best gather to try and climb that final rung to greatness on the ladder that will define their career. Jim Huber, Turner Sports' Emmy Award-winning essayist, examines what separates a major champion from the rest.
  • Left alone to flourish (12/1/03) — When Mike Weir was a promising junior in his native Canada, he wrote a letter to the great Jack Nicklaus asking if a young left-hander should try to learn the game right-handed. The Golden Bear wrote back, and the advice he offered made Weir a Masters champion.
  • Furyk finds home in Hawaii (12/1/03) — Considering the career success he's enjoyed in Hawaii -- two wins and nearly $2 million in winnings since he joined the PGA Tour in 1994 -- it should come as no surprise that U.S. Open champion Jim Furyk and his wife built a second home on the island of Maui.

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