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Golf World August 06, 2012 cover
PGA CHAMPIONSHIP PREVIEW

Down To The Wire

Winning a major is daunting, but for Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Luke Donald, Lee Westwood and Rory McIlroy prevailing at Kiawah would be especially meaningful.

Kiawah Ocean Course

A map of (and a look at) the host course for the 94th PGA Championship.

The Ultimate Riddle

Due respect to TPC Sawgrass, Pete Dye's Ocean Course at Kiawah might be the design that most fully represents the 86-year-old architect's genius for illusion.

FEATURES

Yawn Patrol

Bored by the confining host course, bomber Scott Piercy dials back on the distance and wins the RBC Canadian Open.

Perfect Timing

Upset but undeterred by a slow-play warning, Fred Couples outpaces the Senior British Open field at Turnberry for his first victory in Europe.
BUNKER

The Lead

Should anyone get an asterisk if long putters are restricted?

News/Notes

Turnberry honors Tom Watson for his 1977 British Open win over Jack Nicklaus.

Rosaforte Report

From British Open collapse to PGA champion? Adam Scott says he's ready to contend.

Tour Talk

Inbee Park wins the Evian; Bernd Wiesberger tops in Austria; Ben Kohles victorious in debut.

Equipment

Street-style shoes are a hit in pro shops, but it's a different story on tour.

Travel

Checking out one of John Harbottle's best: Schaffer's Mill Club.

VOICES

• A century ago a practice round at CC of Buffalo jump-started Walter Hagen's career -- Mike Cullity
Steve Williams, quick to share his golfer's victories, needs to take some blame in defeat -- John Feinstein
• Yani Tseng's summer slump shows just how hard it is to stay on top -- Ron Sirak
• To avoid the Whistling Straits bunker fiasco of 2010, the PGA takes a mulligan at Kiawah -- Ron Whitten
Although often ranked fourth of the majors, the PGA remains a title any golfer would want -- Geoff Ogilvy

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