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1971 Nov. 25

McCormack, Mark H.

Letter from Mark H. McCormack to W. S. Anderson

Japan - McCormack is interested in the fact that Anderson had great success from the two film ventures in Japan and suggests that Anderson gives though to the establishment of a literal monopoly on films of the major events in the participation sports. McCormack points out that golf is exploding in Japan and also emphasizes tennis, skiing, and motor racing.

Mark H. McCormack Papers

1969 Mar. 13

McCormack, Mark H.

Letter from Mark H. McCormack to Tom Adams

McCormack provides a prief description of the idea he pitched to Adams in Chicago. He explains that the BBC is in the process of planning the production of a series of golf films, which would feature Henry Longhurst as commentator, the great golf courses of England, Scotland, and Ireland, and most of the leading players in the world. BBC would be willing to turn the event into a Chevrolet golf tournam... more

Mark H. McCormack Papers

1972 Nov. 24

McCormack, Mark H.

Letter from Mark H. McCormack to H. Ibnu Sutowo

Indonesia - McCormack writes on the advice of Edmond G. Brown concerning promoting golf in Indonesia and suggests a meeting in Honolulu prior to the Hawaiian Open Pro-Amateur.

Mark H. McCormack Papers

1978 Nov. 18

McCormack, Mark H.

Letter from Mark H. McCormack to Robert D. Campbell

Suggesting Newsweek become involved with the Bay Hill Citrus Classic. McCormack outlines the proposed arrangement including entertainment tents, advertising space, identification on the scoreboard, participation in the pro-amateur, costs, and other details.

Mark H. McCormack Papers

1971 Nov. 23

McCormack, Mark H.

Letter from Mark H. McCormack to S. Kambara

Japan - McCormack reminds Kambara of his idea of an event involving the eight top Japanese players and the eight top players from Great Britain, with a total cost of $100,000 and looks forward to hearing Kambara once he has had the time to give the project further consideration.

Mark H. McCormack Papers

1971 June 29

McCormack, Mark H.

Letter from Mark H. McCormack to James Shaw

McCormack feels that the first year of the Championship would involve the winners of the British tournaments and European tournaments, plus five at large invitations. The second year, the tournament should be expanded. McCormack lists an approximate breakdown for prize money.

Mark H. McCormack Papers

1972 July 28

McCormack, Mark H.

Letter from Mark H. McCormack to C. Lane Fortinberry

Spain - McCormack notes that Gary Player has become associated with Spain's luxury golf resort complex, LaManga Campo de Golf. He announces a 72-hole Pro-Amateur will be held there this year and feature ninety amateurs with thirty teams playing for prize money of $38,900. McCormack and Player would like Fortinberry to be one of the United States invitees to the tournament.

Mark H. McCormack Papers

1974 Feb. 11

McCormack, Mark H.

Letter from Mark H. McCormack to A. J. F. O'Reilly

McCormack notes that he has a completed version of the Ryder Cup film which he would like to screen for O'Reilly, as he feels it could be used as an excellent promotional vehicle for the 1975 matches at Laurel Valley.

Mark H. McCormack Papers

1974 Feb. 12

McCormack, Mark H.

Letter from Mark H. McCormack to Robert Anderson

McCormack congratulates Anderson on his new responsibility and would like to discuss the possibility of doing a Rockwell International Pro-Amateur golf event.

Mark H. McCormack Papers

1985 Jan. 5

McCormack, Mark H.

Letter from Mark H. McCormack to T. A. Wilson

McCormack notes that the first Tournament Players Series golf tournament in the northwest was reasonably successful, but that in general has not been successful.

Mark H. McCormack Papers