Recap of the year 2003 in sports.

Auto Racing


See also






Dogsled racing


Field Hockey

World Competitions

Regional Competitions

Figure skating

Football (American)

Football (Australian Rules)

Football (Canadian)

Football (Soccer)

For fuller coverage, see: 2003 in football (soccer)

Gaelic Athletic Association


Men's Golf

  • Major Championship results:
    • April 10-13 — The MastersMike Weir. Weir becomes the first Canadian and the first left-handed golfer to win The Masters. He defeats Len Mattiace on the first playoff hole.
    • June 12-15 — US OpenJim Furyk — takes place at Olympia Fields, Furyk wins his first major by 3 shots.
    • July 17-20- British OpenBen Curtis, a virtual unknown, shocks the world, posting a -1, a single shot ahead of Thomas Björn and Vijay Singh at the very difficult Royal St. George's.
    • August 14-17 — PGA ChampionshipShaun Micheel, another virtual unknown, wins by 2 shots at the tough Oak Hill Country Club.
  • Other highlights
    • March 2 — Tiger Woods wins the Accenture Match Play Championships, defeating David Toms 2 and 1.
    • April 20 — Davis Love III chips in on the 72nd hole to force a playoff, which he wins, giving him his fifth victory at the MCI Heritage at Harbour Town.
    • May 22 — At the Colonial Open golf tournament, LPGA champion Annika Sörenstam became the first woman in 58 years to compete in a men's professional golf tournament.
    • June 1 — Kenny Perry wins for the second straight week, this time at The Memorial, held at Muirfield Village Golf Club.
    • July 6 — Tiger Woods wins the 100th Western Open at Cog Hill
  • Vijay Singh is the PGA TOUR's leading money winner for the year, with earnings of $7,349,907 in 27 events.
  • Tom Watson is the leading money winner on the Champions Tour, with earnings of $1,853,108 in 14 events.
  • President's Cup — For the first time ever, the Cup is shared between the United States and International teams.

Women's Golf


Thoroughbred Horse Racing

Harness Racing

Ice Hockey

See also: 2002-03 NHL season and 2003-04 NHL season



Rugby Union




Water Polo

General sporting events



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