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Golf World June 25, 2012 cover
U.S. OPEN REPORT

Demolition Derby

Webb Simpson sees other contenders falter, then takes the U.S. Open.

Rank And File

Scores and stats from the four rounds at Olympic Club.

Final Act

A Monday playoff didn't materialize for Jim Furyk and Graeme McDowell.

Lost Weekend

Impressive for two rounds, Tiger Woods stumbles to a T-21 finish.

Mixed Reviews

Did Olympic's Open setup protect par too much? Perhaps.

NOTEBOOK

Thursday

Casey Martin's return to competitive golf gives him closure.

Friday

Rory McIlroy's poor play continues and ends with a missed cut.

Saturday

Beau Hossler, 17, makes a name for himself at the Open.

Sunday

Michael Thompson is once again a bridesmaid at Olympic.

Report Card

A look at how the top 10 on the World Ranking fared at the U.S. Open.
BUNKER

The Lead

The USGA pays tribute to Mickey Wright with a newly opened exhibit.

News/Notes

Who is Steve Meeker? He's a big reason for the success of this year's Open.

Rosaforte Report

John Peterson isn't afraid to speak his mind, but his clubs did the talking at Olympic.

Tour Talk

Darren Fichardt wins after a nine-year drought; June 10th events recapped.

Equipment

The 2-iron made its way back into pros' bags at Olympic.

Travel

Steve Stricker's Madison, Wis., a place for families and outdoor fun.

Television

Johnny Miller's analysis was mostly (but not always) on target.

VOICES

• A modern approach has brought the USGA success at one of its oldest championships -- Al Barkow
• The USGA whiffed by not offering two-time Open champ Lee Janzen an exemption -- John Feinstein
• The six-time major winner says experience isn't always the best teacher -- Nick Faldo
• Mike Davis' Olympic setup might have offered drama, but it was far from interesting -- Jaime Diaz
Even though he didn't win, Ernie Els leaves San Francisco encouraged about his game -- Ron Sirak
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