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Spin turns positive after Byrd's victory

...in 2002, he won the late-season Buick Challenge in Georgia and suddenly went from the rank-and-file to the Mercedes Championships and a spot in the Masters Tournament as a top-40 money earner. When he tied for eighth in his first career...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/18/gol_136277.shtml
Golf
Appleby often overlooked as a big hitter

...Hawaii - Stuart Appleby hit the longest drive at the Mercedes Championships, a 426-yard tee shot that nearly went through...discuss his strategy for the final round of the Mercedes Championships, where he trailed Stuart Appleby by two shots...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/09/gol_41167.shtml
Golf
Furyk just takes it easy

...doesn't mean he has a home-field advantage at the Mercedes Championships. Furyk gives the same answer he does when asked...he said. DUE AGAIN: Stuart Appleby left the Mercedes Championships immediately after winning last year to get home...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/08/gol_40872.shtml
Golf
It's hard to get back to opener

...winning by 15 shots in the 2000 U.S. Open. Kapalua has had two runaways during its seven years hosting the Mercedes Championships. David Duval won by nine shots in 1999 during his rapid rise to No. 1 in the world (the next time he played...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/07/gol_40492.shtml
Golf
Changes to mark face of PGA Tour

...should take heed: Enjoy it while you can. Changes are coming in 2006. This season, which opened Thursday with the Mercedes Championships in Kapalua, Hawaii, will be the bridge between the old schedule and the new. "The platform is changing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/06/gol_40387.shtml
Golf
Golf Notes

KAPALUA, Hawaii - At least one person could not have been more thrilled that Tiger Woods skipped the Mercedes Championships - his caddie. Steve Williams, a race car driver in New Zealand when he's not toting the bag for the world's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/05/gol_39884.shtml
Golf
Tour's elite put golf in back seat

...when the best in golf were underpaid, especially compared with utility infielders or backup centers. When the Mercedes Championships first came to Kapalua in 1999, David Duval won by nine shots and established himself as the best player in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/04/gol_39999.shtml
Golf
U.S. Open champion limited on PGA Tour

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - U.S. Open champion Michael Campbell will make his 2006 debut in the Mercedes Championship at Kapalua in January. Take away the majors, World Golf Championships and The Players Championship, and that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/28/gol_36416.shtml
Golf | Augusta National Golf Club
Glover goes from PGA Tour to Clemson's graduation

...expectations sure to follow him on tour next year. He leaves next week for Hawaii where he'll open his year at the Mercedes Championships and the Sony Open. Glover's goals are simple - to win again, make some noise in a major and try and make...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/24/cle_35425.shtml
Clemson
Taylor makes push for Masters invite

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - Vaughn Taylor could become the story at The Players Championship if he continues to play like he did Saturday.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/03/27/gol_448568.shtml
Golf