Golf World February 6, 2012 cover

The Year Of The Giants

Byron Nelson, Sam Snead and Ben Hogan would have turned 100 in 2012--a milestone that recalls the incomparable legacy they left.

It's A Hard-Knock Life

Talented up-and-comer Kyle Stanley triples the 72nd hole, then loses a playoff to Brandt Snedeker at the Farmers Insurance Open.

Another Bump In The Road

England's Robert Rock prevails in Abu Dhabi as a shaky fourth round undoes Tiger Woods' bid for victory.

The Lead

For some tour players, the 40 is the new 30.


PGA Tour players' emotions are mixed on proposed changes for 2013.

Local Knowledge

Gary Woodland is playing through the pain as he rebuilds his swing.

Tour Talk

Snedeker, Rock win on their respective tours; Lydia Ko, 14, makes history.


Balance between launch angle and spin rate is key to distance.


Eddie Merrins' Los Angeles offers something for everybody.


• Dudley Hart is cautiously optimistic about his return to the tour after 2 1/2 years -- Mike Cullity
• Dottie Pepper deserves to be a U.S. Solheim Cup captain -- Ron Sirak
• The American tour of the exhibition The Art of Golf is a must-see -- Jim Moriarty
The best birth year in any sport for its players? 1912 and golf -- John Antonini
Remembering the Turnesa brothers--all seven of them -- Bill Fields
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