Golf World December 10, 2012 cover

Crash Landings

From Kyle Stanley at Torrey Pines to Jim Furyk at Medinah, 2012 was full of faltering finishes, a year-long reminder that winning is no gimme.

Beau Hossler

The teen who briefly held the lead in the U.S. Open at Olympic benefited from the wisdom and wit of the late Jim Flick, his fatherly instructor.

Donald Trump

From Doral to his ballyhooed course in Scotland (and points in between), The Donald has emerged as a force to be reckoned with.


A look at some important people the game lost in 2012.

Coming To Grips With Anchoring

The USGA and R&A's proposed ban affecting play with long and belly putters draws immediate praise and fire. Question is: What's next?

Break Time

Graeme McDowell wraps up his season with a solid victory in Tiger Woods' World Challenge, a 14-year-old event in search of sponsorship.

Golf World Almanac

Results from pro tours, statistical leaders and winners of college and amateur events in the past 12 months.


The Lead

St. Andrews' Old Course is getting a makeover. But why?


Rory McIlroy, Stacy Lewis garner their respective tour's Player of the Year awards.

Rosaforte Report

Branden Grace won five times worldwide in 2012, but few people know him.

Tour Talk

Kaymer wins in South Africa; Who got cards at the PGA and LPGA Tour Q schools.
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