Golf World December 19 2011 cover

Dollars In The Desert

PGA Tour money champ Luke Donald lands the Race to Dubai's big payout and the European Tour money title as Alvaro Quiros claims the Dubai World Championship crown.

Progress Report

Tiger Woods overtakes Zach Johnson, shows flashes of high-level play in his Chevron World Challenge victory.

Q School's (Likely) Next-To-Last Stand

As the PGA Tour mulls 'graduation' changes for 2013, Brendon Todd and three other Georgia Dawgs earn '12 cards; David Duval and others falter.

2011 Golf World Almanac

Results from pro tours, statistical leaders and winners of college and amateur events.


1. Rory McIlroy
2. Tiger Woods
3. Belly Putters
4. Yani Tsang
5. Luke Donald
6. Darren Clarke
7. Seve Ballesteros
8. Tim Finchem
9. Steve Williams
10. Chubby Chandler
11. Masters Sunday
12. Keegan Bradley
13. Patrick Cantlay
14. Presidents Cup
15. Game Changers
16. Phil Mickelson vs. Rees Jones
17. Solheim Cup
18. Golf Channel
19. Lexi Thompson
20. Barack Obama vs. John Boehner
21. Battle for Brazil
22. R11 Driver
23. Facial Hair
24. Webb Simpson
25. Weather Woes


The Lead

Golf Digest's Dan Jenkins is inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame.


Luke Donald, Tom Lehman win POY awards; Changes coming to PGA Tour Q school.

Local Knowledge

The 2013 International Presidents Cup captain is not a done deal after all.


Belly putters weren't the only notable equipment story of 2011.
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