Golf World July 16, 2012 cover

Royal Lytham & St. Annes

A look at the course hosting the 141st British Open.

Don't Worry About Me

Lee Westwood hopes to make this year's British Open his first major win in 58 tries, but if he doesn't, life will go on -- quite nicely.

Hallowed Ground

When it comes to defending historic British Open venues from today's power game, bunkers have increasingly become the R&A's No. 1 weapon.

The Great Pause

From 1940 through 1945, the British Open gave way to World War II, when golfers handled the conflict with resolve, humor and all manner of sacrifice.

Seeing Her Way Clear

A Saturday 65, a bounce-back birdie and some good advice point Na Yeon Choi to the U.S. Women's Open title, her first major win.

Surprise Ending

As Webb Simpson wobbles home, lefty Ted Potter Jr. emerges from a who's-he pack to win The Greenbrier Classic.


The Lead

Tiger's run at the all-time win mark reminds us Sam Snead was good too.


Season-long performance on the Tour still a path to the big show.

Rosaforte Report

Padraig Harrington's game has returned, making him a man on a major mission.

Tour Talk

Kirk Triplett takes the First Tee title; Marcel Siem claims the French Open crown.


Tour wins prove to be a big deal for small putter companies.


Brad Faxon's Rhode Island has classic courses and plenty of charm.


Joyce Ziske Malison won four times in five years then called it a career.


• Youthful amateurs were plentiful and played without fear at the U.S. Women's Open -- Dave Shedloski
• Dottie Pepper is out of the Solheim Cup doghouse. Is a U.S. captaincy next? -- Ron Sirak
• College golf powerhouses increasingly are giving young coaches a shot -- Ryan Herrington
Royal Lytham & St. Annes is a thinking-man's test that will identify the best player -- Geoff Ogilvy
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