"The biggest change Ernie Els has made in 2003 isn't in his equipment. He told SI it's a dramatic grip change, which has him using a weaker left hand."
"The Sony Open was exciting, but the only colorful thing about ESPN's telecast was the patterns on the announcers' shirts. Fred Couples is too nice a guy to say anything interesting or controversial."
"Are Aaron Baddeley's slacks a thing of the past or the future? I wore purple-checked pants just like his when I was 21, but that was 35 years ago, when I had a wooden driver and much longer hair."
"An LPGA player told me that a number of her peers are already jealous of Suzy Whaley, who will make more money in endorsements for the one week she plays in the PGA Tour's Greater Hartford Open than most LPGA players earn in a year."
John Elliott Jr., 56, is an instructor at Cog Hill Golf Club in Lemont, Ill., and one of Golf Magazine's Top 100 Teachers.