Golf World April 23, 2012 cover

When Greatness Calls

With a skill set that recalls Sam Snead (and very few others), the Bubba Watson who emerged from this year's Masters has the potential to be really special.

Cruise Control

Back to a comfortable playing weight and calling his own instructional shots, Carl Pettersson rolls to an RBC Heritage title.

What's Next For The Legends Tour?

Former LPGA star Jane Blalock has beefed up the 45-and-older tour's schedule, but the grand prize--a U.S. Senior Women's Open--is still a fond wish.

The Lead

The PGA of America is looking for a new CEO, but the fit has to be just right.


Players recommend full points for fall events but other questions for 2013 linger.

Local Knowledge

After a back injury, Dustin Johnson will take his time returning to the tour.

Tour Talk

Important wins for Carl Pettersson, Louis Oosthuizen and Michael Allen.


The answer to the question "How did Bubba hit that shot?"


Cameron Beckman says golf in the home of the Alamo is no battle.


• A Q&A with PGA of America CEO Joe Steranka, who will step down at year's end -- Ron Sirak
• Although 71, a determined Jim Colbert continues to play the Champions Tour -- Adam Schupak
• Can Bubba Watson's Masters win inspire Rickie Fowler and Aaron Baddeley? -- Dave Shedloski
• For solid ball-striking, greater accuracy and lower scores try a flat golf swing -- Al Barkow
The most enjoyable courses embody the best private and public golf have to offer -- Roland Merullo
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