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  Grand Slam (golf) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Grand Slam is taken either as holding the championship of all four of the major championships simultaneously, or by the more strict winning the four major championships of a calendar year.
The term "Grand Slam" was first applied to Bobby Jones' achievement of winning the four major golfing events of 1930: the U.S. and British Opens, and the U.S. and British Amateurs.
Tiger Woods has come closest to meeting the modern definition of golf's Grand Slam by holding all four modern major championships simultaneously — the 2000 U.S. and British Opens, the 2000 PGA Championship, and the 2001 Masters — although not in the same calendar year.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Grand_Slam_of_golf   (571 words)

  
 PGA Grand Slam of Golf - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The PGA Grand Slam of Golf is an annual off season golf tournament contested by the winners of the four major championships of regular men's golf, which are The Masters, the U.S. Open, The Open Championship (British Open), and the PGA Championship.
It is one of several invitational events for leading male golfers which are held each year in November and December after the PGA Tour and the European Tour seasons have concluded.
Initially the PGA Grand Slam of Golf was played at a different golf course each year, but since 1994, the Poipu Bay Golf Course on the Hawaiian island of Kauai has been the tournament's permanent home.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/PGA_Grand_Slam_of_Golf   (311 words)

  
 Grand Rapids Grand Slam of Golf
Golf in the Northlands is no longer a way to kill time when the fish aren't biting.
Billing themselves as "Minnesota's Grand Slam Of Golf" they are making a strong bid to become established as a better alternative for the serious golfer than the more well known courses in the Gull Lake area.
Grand Rapid's "Grand Slam Of Golf" really does have it all.
www.minnesotagolf.org /golf/grandrapids2.htm   (864 words)

  
 Mickelson's stunning 59 at PGA Grand Slam of Golf to be rebroadcast Jan. 11-12   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Golf fans will get another chance to watch Phil Mickelson post his record round of 59 at the PGA Grand Slam of Golf in November when The Golf Channel rebroadcasts Lefty's win at the exclusive event Jan. 11-12, 2005.
The PGA Grand Slam of Golf, which showcases the winners of the year's four major championships, is the game's most exclusive event.
Mickelson, the Masters Champion, made his PGA Grand Slam of Golf debut, and was joined by U.S. Open Champion Retief Goosen, British Open Champion Todd Hamilton and PGA Champion Vijay Singh, who made his third PGA Grand Slam appearance.
www.pga.org /news/pganews/pgaofamericatournamentnews/mickelson_59_121604.cfm   (500 words)

  
 Golf Grand Rapids Minnesota Golf Courses - Vacations
Golf Grand Rapids Minnesota Golf Courses - Vacations
With 72 holes of championship golf, stay and play all four of our challenging Minnesota golf courses-Pokegama, Wendigo, Sugarbrooke and Eagle Ridge.
Each course is located within 15 minutes of Grand Rapids and has its own personality along with well-maintained lay-outs and beautiful countryside.
www.grandslamgolf.com   (100 words)

  
 The PGA Grand Slam of Golf / News /
The PGA Grand Slam of Golf / News /
Mickelson makes Grand Slam history with amazing 59 (11/24/04) —Phil Mickelson turned Poipu Bay Golf Course into his own personal playground Wednesday, firing an eye-popping 13-under-par 59 that shattered the PGA Grand Slam of Golf record of 61 and powered the reigning Masters Champion to victory in the exclusive event reserved for major winners.
PGA Grand Slam of Golf returns to Thanksgiving week (08/27/04) — The PGA Grand Slam of Golf, the toughest tournament to gain entry into, will be contested Nov. 22-24 at Poipu Bay Golf Course and Hyatt Regency Kauai Resort and Spa in Kauai, Hawaii.
www.pgaonline.com /grandslam/2004/news_interviews_112304.html   (2940 words)

  
 CNNSI.com - 2001 Grand Slam of Golf
Tiger Woods flashes four fingers for each of his Grand Slam of Golf victories.
The world's best player shot a stellar 7-under 65 Wednesday to blow past Retief Goosen and David Toms and win his unprecedented fourth straight Grand Slam of Golf title with a record score of 12-under par.
A host of PGA Tour players tell you which golf movies are their favorites.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /golf/2001/grand_slam   (180 words)

  
 Poipu Bay to host the 2003, '04 PGA Grand Slam of Golf
The PGA Grand Slam of Golf, the season-ending showcase of golf's major champions, will return to Poipu Bay Golf Course and Hyatt Regency Kauai Resort and Spa, this year and in 2004.
Last year's PGA Grand Slam of Golf saw Tiger Woods capture the annual showdown of major champions for a fifth straight time with a tournament- and course-record of 11-under-par 61.
The PGA Grand Slam of Golf - which has the most difficult qualification in the game - is televised to some 86.7 million U.S. homes by TNT Network, and to more than 100 countries worldwide.
dyn.pga.com /news/grandslam/poipugrandslam032903.cfm   (256 words)

  
 Boston.com / Sports / Golf / Grand Slam features some new faces   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
PGA champion Shaun Micheel is just happy to be a part of the Grand Slam of Golf, a tournament so exclusive that five-time defending champion Tiger Woods didn't qualify.
For the first time in the Grand Slam's 21-year history, four first-time major winners will face off in the 36-hole tournament that begins Friday.
Curtis, at 26 the youngest participant in the field, was ranked 396th in the world when he won the British Open and became the first golfer to win a major in his first attempt since Francis Ouimet accomplished the feat at the 1913 U.S. Open.
www.boston.com /sports/golf/articles/2003/12/04/grand_slam_features_some_new_faces?mode=PF   (643 words)

  
 Kauai Garden Island News
In the back of his mind, he can't wait to tee it high and let it fly, because one of the perks of his position is an invitation to golf in the pro-am, which begins at 10 a.m.
It is the one day of the three-day event when he sees the most golf action, because he finds himself running back and forth between the course and hotel often during the championship rounds scheduled for this Friday and Saturday, Dec. 5 and 6 (tee times at 9 a.m.
The bit of golf he will be able to enjoy as a spectator on Friday and Saturday is made possible in part due to the fact that his staff, many of whom have nine Grand Slams under their belts, knows exactly what to do to keep the hotel running smoothly, he said.
www.kauaiworld.com /articles/2003/12/04/news/news01.txt   (460 words)

  
 Grand Slam Golf
Particularly tough are the 528-metre 3rd hole, despite its spectacular views over the sea, the equally difficult 7th, the par four 8th with its tricky dogleg and a lake to the right of the fairway, and the unforgettable 17th hole where the green is surrounded by water on three sides.
The Parador Millaga de Golf hosted the TurespaFia Masters Open de España in 1992 and 1999, which were won by Vijay Singh and Miguel Angel Jimenez The course measures 6,204 metres in length and is suitable for players of all levels of ability, though some holes present a real challenge.
The golf course with two distinct loops is regarded as one of the finest in Spain.
www.grandslamgolf.net /courses.htm   (4819 words)

  
 Mickelson's record-tying 59 wins Grand Slam of Golf   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Phil Mickelson shot a record-tying 13- under-par 59 to win the PGA Grand Slam of Golf, a 36-hole event in Hawaii that features the winners of the year's four major tournaments.
Mickelson, the reigning Masters Tournament champion, made 11 birdies and an eagle at the Poipu Bay Golf Course in Kauai to become the fourth golfer in history to shoot 59 in a PGA- sanctioned event.
Phil Mickelson shades his eyes from the sun as he watches his drive down the third fairway during the PGA Grand Slam of Golf at Poipu Bay Golf Course.
www.azcentral.com /sports/golf/articles/1124grandslam-ON.html   (429 words)

  
 The Golf Channel - PGA of America - 2004 PGA Grand Slam of Golf
The Golf Channel - PGA of America - 2004 PGA Grand Slam of Golf
Phil Mickelson tallied an eagle and 11 birdies to win the PGA Grand Slam of Golf with a round of 13-under-par 59.
Grand Slam of Golf to Remain at Poipu Bay
www.thegolfchannel.com /core.aspx?page=11101&dv=5897470&select=6790   (203 words)

  
 Herald-Review - Grand Rapids, Minnesota   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Saturday afternoon Grand Slam Gala was conducted at Wendigo Golf Course in rural Grand Rapids.
Wayne Jacobson Jr., owner of the Sawmill Inn, said the businesspeople of Grand Rapids should be, and are, appreciative of the efforts of the Grand Slam organizers.
Gallop said the community is very fortunate to have the number of championship golf courses in the outstanding condition that they are in.
www.grandrapids-mn.com /placed/index.php?sect_rank=4&story_id=151207&refer_url=   (815 words)

  
 WorldGolf.com - PGA Grand Slam of Golf to return to Poipu Bay in 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
PGA Grand Slam of Golf to return to Poipu Bay in 2005
The 23rd PGA Grand Slam of Golf will maintain its tradition of a two-day, 36-hole event featuring a $1,000,000 purse.
The 22nd PGA Grand Slam of Golf, which runs Tuesday and Wednesday, Nov. 23-24, features Masters Champion Phil Mickelson, U.S. Open Champion Retief Goosen, British Open winner Todd Hamilton and PGA Champion Vijay Singh.
worldgolf.com /newswire/browse/822-PGA-Grand-Slam-of-Golf-to-return-...   (213 words)

  
 WorldGolf.com - Mickelson shoots 59 to win PGA Grand Slam of Golf
CARLSBAD, Calif. — Nov. 26, 2004 — Callaway Golf (NYSE:ELY) staff professional Phil Mickelson put an exclamation point on his breakthrough season on Wednesday when he fired a stunning final round of 59 to win the PGA Grand Slam of Golf at Poipu Bay Golf Course in Hawaii.
Mickelson used 14 Callaway Golf clubs -- including a prototype Odyssey (PM) putter -- to come within an eyelash of shooting 58, barely missing an eight-foot eagle putt on No. 18 that would have made him the only player in history to shoot 58 in competition.
His near flawless round demonstrated the accuracy and superior aerodynamics of the softer prototype HX Tour Golf Ball as he used it to record 11 birdies, one eagle and no bogeys.
www.worldgolf.com /newswire/browse/809-Mickelson-shoots-59-to-win-PGA-Grand-Slam-of-Golf   (478 words)

  
 RTE News - Sport: PGA Grand Slam of Golf
Tiger Woods has continued his rich vein of form, with victory over Paul Lawrie in the PGA Grand Slam of Golf in Hawaii.
Woods and Davis Love III advanced to the championship round of the PGA Grand Slam of Golf with victories over Lawrie and Jose Maria Olazabel yesterday.
Just two days after teaming up with Mark O'Meara to capture the World Cup of Golf in Malaysia, Woods began the defence of his title at the event with a 4 and 2 victory over the Scot.
www.rte.ie /news/1999/1124/golf.html   (180 words)

  
 PGA Grand Slam of Golf: What a way to end the year   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Woods capped off his season with a victory in the PGA Grand Slam of Golf.
So it came as no surprise when Woods capped off his season with a victory in the PGA Grand Slam of Golf.
But Woods surprised even himself with the ease of what turned out to be his fifth straight win in the exclusive season-ending event.
www.pga.org /news/grandslam/2002-Grand-Slam.cfm   (366 words)

  
 ESPN Golf Online: Stewart's absence dulls Grand Slam of Golf
November 22 5:57pm ET POIPU, Hawaii -- This was supposed to be a celebration, a $1 million culmination to the PGA Tour season.
Instead, the PGA Grand Slam of Golf has turned somber.
The four participants were part of this year's Ryder Cup in which the United States rallied to win the trophy on the final day.
espn.go.com /golfonline/tours/pga/1999/991122/00003741.html   (338 words)

  
 Boston.com / Sports / Golf / PGA changes dates of Grand Slam of Golf   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Grand Slam of Golf, which brings together the PGA Tour's four major champions, has been switched to Thanksgiving week.
HONOLULU -- The Grand Slam of Golf, which brings together the PGA Tour's four major champions, has been switched to Thanksgiving week.
The Grand Slam of Golf was held during Thanksgiving week from 1999-2002.
www.boston.com /sports/golf/articles/2004/08/28/pga_changes_dates_of_grand_slam_of_golf   (156 words)

  
 Woods dominates PGA Grand Slam of Golf in record fashion - PGATOUR.COM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Woods continued his dominance at the PGA Grand Slam of Golf, winning the tournament for the fifth straight time with a tournament-record round of 11-under 61.
Beem, the only player in the foursome making his first Grand Slam appearance, began the day with two birdies, but had a double bogey on the 152-yard No. 7 when his 7-iron shot hit the rocks and went into the water.
The 14-stroke win Wednesday also was the widest margin of victory in the PGA Grand Slam since 1982, when Bill Rogers defeated David Graham by five strokes.
www.pgatour.com /u/ce/multi/0,1977,5943409,00.html   (730 words)

  
 sport.iafrica.com | golf | news Woods leads Grand Slam of Golf   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Four-time defending champion Tiger Woods fired a six-under par 66 on Tuesday to seize a three-stroke lead over Justin Leonard after the first half of the 36-hole PGA Grand Slam of Golf.
Woods eagled the par-5 second hole and added three birdies on the front nine as well as another on the 14th hole to cap a bogey-free round at the four-man, one million-dollar event that is open only to major championship winners.
The event is supposed to feature the year's four major champions, but South Africa's Ernie Els, the British Open winner, declined to participate and Woods won both the US Open and Masters, the first man in 30 years to achieve that.
sport.iafrica.com /golf/news/190804.htm   (353 words)

  
 Woods may force change in the Grand Slam of Golf
A Tiger Woods conflict could result in a change of dates for this year's PGA Grand Slam of Golf.
PGA of America officials reported Wednesday the tournament for winners of the four major tournaments may have to be moved back a week because defending champion Woods has a commitment to play the same week in the World Cup in Kuala Lumpur.
The Grand Slam, a 36-hole event with a total purse of $1 million, is set for Nov. 16-17 on Kauai, but officials are trying to reschedule.
www.golftoday.co.uk /news/yeartodate/news99/woods14.html   (277 words)

  
 Kauai Garden Island News
Like Phil Mickelson, Todd Hamilton will be making his very first trip to Kaua‘i for the PGA Grand Slam of Golf.
Hamilton joins Masters Champion Phil Mickelson, U.S. Open Champion Retief Goosen, and PGA Champion Vijay Singh in the PGA Grand Slam of Golf, Nov. 22-24 at Po‘ipu Bay Golf Course and Hyatt Regency Kaua‘i Resort and Spa.
You can check out Todd and the rest of the 2004 PGA Grand Slam of Golf players, as they fight for the $1,000,000 purse from November 22-24 at the Po‘ipu Bay Golf Course and Hyatt Regency Kaua‘i Resort and Spa.
www.kauaiworld.com /articles/2004/10/18/sports/sports02.txt   (311 words)

  
 Lonard Targets Australian Golf's Grand Slam After PGA Win   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
"I'm already in it," he says, a reference to the PGA Grand Slam, held each fall with the winners of the four major ch...
Major Champion Vijay Singh will complete the foursome for the PGA Grand Slam of Golf, which will be played from November 21-23, at Poipu Bay Golf Course & Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa in Kauai,...
For Annika Sorenstam, it's a chance to capture the third leg of the Grand Slam.
www.golfernews.net /v5279.html   (213 words)

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