LPGA Deems Inaugural Int'l Crown A Success Int'l Crown Organizers Bullish On First Event A-B Promotes Herscovici To Head Sports Nissan, Manchester City Form Partnership Star Winners Boost Interest In LPGA Coke Leery Of Pepsi Ads Near Daytona Wie, Others Lifting LPGA's Profile Wie's Portfolio Likely To Increase After Win Woods, Wie Give Golf A Boost Wie's Victory Could Raise Profile Of Women's Golf
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Published January 31, 1997
Ford Motor Co. and its local dealerships will be the title sponsors of the Motor City Bowl on December 26, at the Silverdome. Although financial figures were not disclosed, George Perles, the game's Exec Dir, said, "Ford is playing a large role financially. Very large" (DETROIT FREE PRESS, 1/31)....A survey conducted 24-hours after Super Bowl XXXI reveals that PepsiCo was the "most-recalled" advertiser. Ferndale, MI-based Saa/Research conducted a nationwide phone poll of 306 consumers: 52% recalled PepsiCo ads; 36%, Budweiser; 18%, Nissan; 10%, Oscar Mayer; and 8%, Coca-Cola (N.Y. TIMES, 1/31)....With its IPO in February, Vail Resorts Inc.'s estimates it will make $90M and will use the money to pay off debt and finance growth (ROCKY MOUNTAIN NEWS, 1/30)....CORRECTION: Ping has ended its sponsorship of the LPGA event in Canton, MA, not OH, as noted yesterday.