Golf World August 27, 2012 cover

Victory's Spoils

Sergio Garcia wins the rain-delayed Wyndham Championship to earn the spot on the European Ryder Cup team he sought so hard.

Last Gasp

Chattanooga's Steven Fox scores a stunning U.S. Amateur victory when Cal's Michael Weaver could not seal the deal at Cherry Hills.

How The Cup Became Coveted

Entering its sixth edition, the FedEx Cup playoffs have gone from a confusing, somewhat controversial entity to a viable, welcome addition to the PGA Tour schedule -- as well as the key to the new calendar.


The Lead

Long in the making, Augusta National admits its first women members.


José Maria Olazábal tabs a trio for duty as assistant Ryder Cup captains.

Rosaforte Report

To play the PGA Tour or for their continent is often a choice for European stars.

Tour Talk

Willie Wood wins in Endicott; Mika Miyazato gets first LPGA triumph.


One-time LPGA victor Tina Barrett finds more wins after her career.


Titanium fairway woods are no longer a big thing on tour.


Jeff Sluman offers local knowledge on his home city of Chicago.


• Sometimes a player's second major portends a paradigm shift in the game -- Chris Millard
• Sergio Garcia and Paula Creamer -- pros whose promise exceeded performance -- Ron Sirak
• Dartmouth grad Peter Williamson shows why the amateur summer circuit matters -- Ryan Herrington
• If you follow one tour player on Twitter, make sure it's the clever Roberto Castro -- Jim Moriarty
One of ANGC's first female members, Condoleezza Rice is a good fit for the club -- John Barton
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