August 27, 2007

Golf World August 31, 2007

Table of Contents

BUNKER

Jackie Gagne's aces in question?

USGA rules on club adjustability

Fowler, Stanley get Walker Cup nod

Greeting card not too terrific for Tiger

COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS

VIEW FROM THE BUNKER

Ochoa's hot streak is nearing historic proportions

By Ron Sirak

EQUIPMENT

What if there were no equipment rules?

By E. Michael Johnson

BACKSPIN

Barbara McIntire challenged -- and beat -- the game's best

By Bill Fields

OPINION

By Bill Fields

FEATURES

HALF THROTTLE

Tiger Woods' absence and Steve Stricker's first win since 2001 mark the quiet debut of the FedEx Cup playoffs

By John Hawkins

OLYMPIC PROPORTIONS

Little big man Colt Knost gains respect by following his Public Links win with a U.S. Amateur title

By Ryan Herrington

RANK AND FILE

A summary of all 63 matches played last week during the U.S. Amateur at the Olympic Club

By Brett Avery

POP QUIZ

After an eventful summer, a new college season begins with many questions -- and our man has the answers

By Ryan Herrington

Tour Talk

PGA

Like other sports' playoffs, it was survive and advance at the Barclays

Brandt Snedeker, Anthony Kim battle for top rookie honors

CHAMPIONS

Denis Watson emerges from seven-man playoff to win Boeing Classic

A two-year drought ends with a major title for Mark McNulty

SHOTLINK

Accuracy off the tee key for Steve Stricker at the Barclays

LPGA

Lorena Ochoa wins third in a row, sixth overall to set earnings mark

Laura Diaz and Nicole Castrale tabbed for U.S. Solheim Cup squad

AMATEURS

Jhonattan Vegas almost joins the list of upstart winners at Olympic

STATS & SCORES

THE FICTION ISSUE

THE YEAR OF GETTING TO KNOW US

A father's death reminds a son of long ago lessons about golf -- and life

By Ethan Canin

THE SHADOW DRIVE

A playing lesson with an old pro reveals the game at its finest for a struggling golfer

By Stephen Goodwin

PAT

A memoir celebrating two brothers' complex relationship and the game they shared

By William Kittredge

THE FIGHT AT THE WINDOW

An aspiring 12-year-old golfer challenges the boundaries set by his father

By Max Adler