Year In Review, Vol. 4.5: News of the Weird II

I forgot to add this strange trend in amateur golf (and maybe in USGA or R&A events soon!?): sponsors for amateur tournaments. That's right, this year saw the introduction of the Tropicana Essentials Ladies British Open Amateur.

With the USGA facing some hefty executive travel expenses and hiring a CMO in 2005 (yes, that's right, a CMO), how long is it before we get the Cialis U.S. Senior Amateur, or worse, the U.S. Open Presented by Mastercard?