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1969 Mar. 18

McCormack, Mark H.

Letter from Mark H. McCormack to Sidney James

McCormack outlines the idea he spoke to James on the phone about. McCormack wants three to four tournaments to be held, building up to a four-team finals in the United States at the end of the year. He describes the format of the matches, which he believes will yield a large domestic interest in four parts of the world. He also notes that teams from smaller countries would have more of a possibility o... more

Mark H. McCormack Papers

1972 July 28

McCormack, Mark H.

Letter from Mark H. McCormack to Clarke E. Bearden

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 Bearden to be one of the United States invitees to the tournament.

Mark H. McCormack Papers

1985 Nov. 18

McCormack, Mark H.

Letter from Mark H. McCormack to Joseph Campana

McCormack enjoyed having such a candid exchange of views with an understanding that they will launch an event on the official WTA circuit. McCormack outlines the Chrysler Tournament of Champions and the Chrysler Women's Doubles Championships.

Mark H. McCormack Papers

1980 Sept. 3

McCormack, Mark H.

Letter from Mark H. McCormack to Bruce Rappaport

Discussing the pro-amateur situation for 1981. McCormack explains that it makes the most sense to hold the tournament on a Monday or Tuesday, as there are no releases required from the U. S. PGA or U. S. sponsor, whereas if the pro-am would be any day Wednesday through Sunday, releases are required from both those organizations.

Mark H. McCormack Papers

1980 Apr. 1

McCormack, Mark H.

Letter from Mark H. McCormack to Geoffrey H. Lee

South America - Proposing Brown & Williamson sponsor the Grand Prix prizes for the South American golf circuit. McCormack provides detailed background information on the Grand Prix, explains the overall concept, and outlines the execution for the sponsor of the Grand Prix.

Mark H. McCormack Papers

1976 July 13

McCormack, Mark H.

Letter from Mark H. McCormack to Gregory B. Peters

Concerning prize money and appearance money for a LaManga pro-amateur event. McCormack suggests a fee and prize structure and asks for Peters' preferences from a list of potential participants.

Mark H. McCormack Papers

1973 June 23

McCormack, Mark H.

Letter from Mark H. McCormack to Jesse Rinehart

McCormack writes about a variety of golfers, including lady golfers presumably for a Brazilian golf tournament. McCormack would like to set up a fee plus expenses leading up to the 1974 championship and for developing a major Southern Masters type concept.

Mark H. McCormack Papers

1979 May 15

McCormack, Mark H.

Memorandum from Mark H. McCormack to file

Mexico - Notes concerning a recent meeting with Mr. Urdanetta regarding a partnership on the 1979 Mexican Open Golf Championship. McCormack summarizes the proposed arrangement including, activities to be performed, prize money, fees charged, sponsors, and other matters. In addition, McCormack comments on Urdanetta's relationship with Murphy, and suggests a initial partnership of just a few years.

Mark H. McCormack Papers

1978 Nov. 15

McCormack, Mark H.

Letter from Mark H. McCormack to Rene P. Dentan

Writing on Arnold Palmer's suggestion regarding Rolex's patronage of 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

1976 Mar. 17

McCormack, Mark H.

Letter from Mark H. McCormack to Jean-Pierre Delanney

McCormack writes regarding the film project that they spoke about. Trans World International is producing a three-hour mixed golf series sponsored by Colgate-Palmolive which could be filmed at the Monte-Carlo Golf Course. McCormack also suggests that Monte-Carlo Golf Course should not host a national championship but should let the golf course mature for another year. H... more

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