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Steve Rushin

Athlete Golfer Ranking
Second Act: Golf Wins Over Stars In Other Games

Most athletes play golf for the same reason you do: It’s fun.

U.S. Open preview
Why New York Loves Phil

Big Apple fans love Phil Mickelson. You got a problem with that?

Dinner with Tiger

Our man waits him out in a restaurant called The Woods

The Bald Truth

Take it from a guy who knows: You just learn to laugh about it

Taking Relief

From country clubs to the pro tour, when you gotta go, you gotta go

Bad To The Bone

Golf's tough types can take it on the chin, but they give as good as they get

Golf & Politics
Obama vs. Boehner

When it comes to settling differences, there's nothing like golf

Cover Story: Why You Can't Putt
Your Putter Goes Cold

Or -- the horror!-- it could be you

All In The Family

When my relatives take a road trip, there's sure to be golf, booze, heckling and usually a little violence. Why? Because we're optimists

In A Swing State

The president grips an invisible club -- and vice versa

Book Excerpt
Appreciating Bad Golf

Father's Day tribute: Excerpts from Chicken Soup for the Soul