Monday, November 10

Credit Crunch Dooms Indian Masters

THE LADIES' EUROPEAN TOUR IS A VICTIM of the credit crunch. The Indian Masters, the second-to-last event on the 2008 schedule, has been canceled.

“We did all we could to ensure the event is held on schedule, but sadly we were unable to do so,” Tour executive director Alexandra Armas was quoted as saying.

“We look forward to the possibility of returning to India next year.”

The Dubai Ladies Masters follows the canceled Indian Masters on the schedule and will feature Annika Sorenstam in her last tournament before retiring.

Garcia Is No. 2 in World

Sergio Garcia’s second victory in recent weeks moved the Spaniard to No. 2 in the world rankings, nosing ahead of Phil Mickelson. Garcia beat Englishman Oliver Wilson in a sudden-death playoff to win the HSBC Champions tournament in China.

−The Armchair Golfer

(Source: BBC SPORT)


Average Golfer said...

Just the beginning I'm afraid. This dour economy is global.

The Armchair Golfer said...

I know, Bob. It could get pretty bad.

Anonymous said...

Yup. Just the beginning.

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14 STIX said...

It's time to adjust how the world rankings are calculated. I just don't believe that Sergio and Phil are 2nd and 3rd in the world. How is a guy like Harrington behind these two after winning the final two majors of the year?