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Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting PGA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. ("TSI") operates PGA.com pursuant to agreements with the Professional Golfers Association of America ("PGA"). Your privacy is important to TSI and PGA ("we", "us" or "our"). To better protect your privacy, we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used at PGA.com. Please be advised that the practices described in this Privacy Notice apply only to information gathered through and in connection with this web site and do not necessarily reflect our practices for other sites we operate.

The Information We Collect

At our site, you may now or in the future be able to order products, enter contests, vote in polls or otherwise express an opinion, subscribe to one of our services such as our online newsletters, or participate in one of our online forums or communities. The types of personally identifiable information that may be asked to be submitted include: name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, fax number, date of birth, gender, credit card information, and information about your interests in and use of various products, programs, and services.

You may also be able to submit information about other people. For example, you might submit a person's name and e-mail address to send an electronic greeting card and, if you order a gift online and want it sent directly to the recipient, you might submit the recipient's name and address. The types of personally identifiable information that may be collected about other people at these pages include: recipient's name, address, e-mail address, and telephone number.

Certain features of our site may only be available to persons who provide us with the requested personally identifiable information such as persons ordering products, programs, and services or otherwise participating in the site's activities and offerings.

We also may collect certain non-personally identifiable information when you visit many of our web pages such as the type of browser you are using (e.g., Netscape, Internet Explorer), the type of operating system you are using, (e.g., Windows '95 or Mac OS) and the domain name of your Internet service provider (e.g., America Online, Earthlink).

How We Use the Information

We may use the information you provide about yourself to fulfill your requests for our products, programs, and services, to respond to your inquiries about our offerings, and to offer you other products, advertisements, programs or services that we believe may be of interest to you.

We sometimes use this information to communicate with you, such as to notify you when you have won one of our contests or when we make changes to our subscriber agreements, to fulfill a request by you for an online newsletter, or to contact you about your account with us.

We use the information that you provide about others to enable us to send them your gifts or cards. From time to time, we also may use this information to offer our products, programs, or services to them. The information we collect in connection with our online forums and communities is used to provide an interactive experience. We use this information to facilitate participation in these online forums and communities and, from time to time, to offer you products, programs, or services.

If you choose to submit content for publication (e.g., questions for an online chat guest), we may publish your screen name and other information you have provided to us (e.g. transcript of the chat, including your question).

We sometimes use the non-personally identifiable information that we collect to improve the design and content of our site and to enable us to personalize your Internet experience. We also may use this information in the aggregate to analyze site usage, as well as to offer you products, programs, or services. We may disclose personally identifiable information in response to legal process, for example, in response to a court order or a subpoena. We also may disclose such information in response to a law enforcement agency's request.

Agents and contractors of PGA.com who have access to personally identifiable information are required to protect this information in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Notice by, for example, not using the information for any purpose other than to carry out the services they are performing for PGA.com.

Although we take appropriate measures to safeguard against unauthorized disclosures of information, we cannot assure you that personally identifiable information that is collected will never be disclosed in a manner that is inconsistent with this Privacy Notice.

We may also disclose personally identifiable information to companies whose practices are not covered by this privacy notice (e.g., other marketers, magazine publishers, retailers, participatory databases, and non- profit organizations) that want to market products or services to you. If our site shares personally identifiable information, it will provide you with an opportunity to opt out or block such uses. You can opt out from such disclosures.

We may on occasion combine information we receive online with other information and outside records to enhance our ability to market to you those products or services that may be of interest to you. If you prefer not to receive marketing information from this site, read our instructions on how to make your request.

Finally, PGA.com will not use or transfer personally identifiable information provided to us in ways unrelated to the ones described above without also providing you with an opportunity to opt out of these unrelated uses.

Collection of Information by Third-Party Sites and Sponsors

Our site may contain links to other sites whose information practices may be different than ours. Visitors should consult the other sites' privacy notices as we may not have control over information that is submitted to, or collected by, these third parties.

We sometimes may offer content (e.g., contests, sweepstakes, or promotions) that is sponsored by or cobranded with identified third parties. By virtue of these relationships, the third parties may obtain personally identifiable information that visitors voluntarily submit to participate in the site activity. PGA.com does not have ultimate control over these third parties' use of this information. PGA.com will notify you at the time of requesting personally identifiable information if these third parties will obtain such information. We may use a reputable third party to present or serve the advertisements that you may see at its Web pages. Our privacy policy does not cover any use of information that a third-party ad server may have collected from you. You can learn more about this site's use of such third-party ad servers data collection.

Cookies

To enhance your experience with our sites, many of our web pages use "cookies." Cookies are text files we place in your computer's browser to store your preferences. Cookies, by themselves, do not tell us your e- mail address or other personally identifiable information unless you choose to provide this information to us by, for example, registering at one of our sites. However, once you choose to furnish the site with personally identifiable information, this information may be linked to the data stored in the cookie. We use cookies to understand site usage and to improve the content and offerings on our sites. For example, we may use cookies to personalize your experience at our web pages (e.g., to recognize you by name when you return to our site), save your password in password-protected areas, and enable you to use shopping carts on our sites. We also may use cookies to offer you products, programs, or services.

Our Commitment to Security

We have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security, and correctly use the information we collect online.

How You can Access or Correct Information

Read our instructions on how you can access the personally identifiable information that this site has collected about you online, or how to correct factual errors in such information.

To protect your privacy and security, we will take reasonable steps to help verify your identity before granting access or making corrections.

Special Note for Parents

The site you are visiting is considered a general audience site. For more information about our online privacy practices for children's sites, consult the privacy notice at the children's site in which you are interested.

How to Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about the online policy for this site or its implementation you may contact us at privacy.pga@turner.com.

Unsubscribing from e-mail lists

If you have signed up to receive our emails and prefer not to receive marketing information from this site, follow the "unsubscribe" instructions provided on any marketing e-mail you receive from this site.

Third Party Ad Servers

We currently partner with DoubleClick to serve or present the ads that appear on our site. You'll find more information about DoubleClick on their web site. Go to www.nai.org for more general information about third party ad servers.

Access to personal information

If you created a password-protected account within our site go back to that portion of the site to review the information you provided.

You may send an e-mail to request access to or correction of your personally identifiable information. For verification purposes please include your first name, last name, e-mail address and the password you use for said service, if any.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding PGA.com's Privacy Policy, you should contact PGA.com at privacy@pga.com

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  • Goosen flies into lead at PGA Grand Slam (11/23/04) — Retief Goosen will be remembered for his incredible putting performance at Shinnecock Hills in June while capturing his second U.S. Open title. His work with the flatstick Tuesday at the PGA Grand Slam of Golf wasn't too bad either.
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  • PGA winner Singh completes Grand Slam field (08/20/04) — Vijay Singh didn't make a birdie during regulation play in the final round at Whistling Straits, but he made a huge one on the first of three playoff holes to defeat Justin Leonard and Chris DiMarco and win the 86th PGA Championship.
  • Open champ Hamilton heading to Hawaii (07/23/04) — Todd Hamilton earned some mighty nice perks for winning the 133rd Open Championship at Royal Troon, not the least of which was a free trip to Poipu Bay Golf Course in Kauai, Hawaii, for the exclusive PGA Grand Slam of Golf. Hamilton, a PGA Tour rookie who defeated Ernie Els in a four-hole playoff to win the claret jug, joins Masters champion Phil Mickelson and U.S. Open champion Retief Goosen in the one-of-kind event that brings together the year's four major championship winners.
  • Goosen shines at Shinnecock to earn Grand Slam bid (07/26/04) — South Africa's Retief Goosen earned his second invitation to the PGA Grand Slam of Golf when he putted his way to the 104th U.S. Open title. Goosen claimed his second U.S. Open championship on June 21, holding back Masters winner and fellow Grand Slam invitee Phil Mickelson.
  • 'People's champion' Mickelson simply Grand at Augusta Nationali (07/26/04) — Phil Mickelson erased an 0-for-46 winless streak in major championships in April with a thrilling back-nine Sunday charge to win the Masters and earn a spot in the prestigeous PGA Grand Slam of Golf at Poipu Bay Golf Course at The Hyatt Regency Kauai Resort & Spa in Kauai, Hawaii.

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