July 2, 2007

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Table of Contents

BUNKER

Shake-up occurs at the USGA

Fire destroys Tiger's beach house

Back-to-back double eagles. Really

Coach Wie? Could be

COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS

VIEW FROM THE BUNKER

Bad wrist or no, Michelle Wie needs to take a break

By Ron Sirak

EQUIPMENT

Pine Needles was longer, but equipment helped the women keep up

By Max Adler

BACKSPIN

Larry Laoretti, 1992 Senior Open champ, plays little golf but still smokes lots of cigars

By John Strege

__OPINION __

It's time for the PGA Tour to step up on drug testing By John Hawkins

TOUR TALK

LPGA

Although putting is a problem, Angela Park is one red-hot rookie

PGA

How Jesper Parnevik and Lance Ten Broeck nearly traded places

It's fireworks and Fred Funk at the White House on July 4th

Players want standard field sizes at PGA Tour invitationals

CHAMPIONS

First win is a long time coming for Lonnie Nielsen

EUROPEAN

Graeme Storm wins in Paris and earns an invite to Carnoustie

AMATEURS

Young ams find Pine Needles anything but child's play

STATS & SCORES

FEATURES

LEADER OF THE PACK

Brian Bateman, last a winner on the Nike Tour in 1998, breaks out of a crowd on the final hole of the Buick Open

By Bob Verdi

A HOLE WELL TOLD

Lawyer/author Bo Links inks an intriguing par 4 and claims first prize in the 2007 Lido design competition

By Ron Whitten

2007 U.S. WOMEN'S OPEN

PINE AND DANDY

Finding North Carolina's Sandhills to her liking, Cristie Kerr calmly captures the U.S. Women's Open for her first major

By Ron Sirak

U.S. WOMEN'S OPEN NOTEBOOK

A round-by-round summary of the happenings at the U.S. Women's Open at Pine Needles Lodge & GC