Archives for: March 2005

Railing against Pebble's price hike

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Next week at this time, we'll all reminisce about the days when you could play Pebble Beach for under $400. Ah, those were the days. In and out for just $395.Starting Friday, the Pebble Beach Company implements price hikes at each of its four courses b… more »

In defense of the Champions Tour

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Glad to see so many readers respond to Chris Baldwin's rant against the Champions Tour. I thought I was going to be the only one baffled by his reasoning. Nobody's claiming the quality of the Champions Tour matches up with the regular Tour. Just take th… more »

Needed: 120-foot net in San Francisco

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Thanks to the San Francisco Chronicle, the city's Lincoln Park Golf Course is making news. Last week the paper highlighted the problem with the course's 7th hole, which borders 38th Ave., 39th Ave., and Clement Street. A 2 1/2-story fence is the only thi… more »

Reason to watch the LPGA

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Golf's next big rivalry is officially on. Two weeks ago in Hawaii, Michelle Wie finished 2nd, just two strokes behind the winner. Last week in Mexico City, Paula Creamer answered with a final-round 68, good enough to finish tied for sixth. As the LPGA n… more »

Match Play needs a facelift

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It almost makes too much sense, so it'll probably never happen. Even before we got the sleep-inducing final at last week's WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship, Phil Mickelson was thinking out loud about the event's future. "In my perfect world, I'd li… more »

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