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Table of Contents

Cover Photography By Robert Laberge/Getty Images

Cover Photography By Robert Laberge/Getty Images

BUNKER

Erik Compton suffers heart attack

ESPN to air early Masters rounds

Greg Nared out as Wie's agent

Tiger's charity feels Couples' love

COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS

VIEW FROM THE BUNKER

Who's had the better year? Lorena Ochoa or Tiger Woods?

By Ron Sirak

EQUIPMENT

Why more pros are hitting 3-wood off the tee

By E. Michael Johnson

BACKSPIN

Phil Hancock's hall-of-fame week in Pinehurst

By Bill Fields

OPINION

In 10 years The First Tee has built quite a legacy

By Bill Fields

FEATURES

__SMALL WORLD __

In capturing a limited-field, star-light Samsung event, Lorena Ochoa proves an old point: She is simply the best

By John Strege

LOCAL GUY MAKES GOOD

Practically playing in his back yard, Ernie Els rediscovers his winning ways and takes seventh World Match Play title

By John Huggan

MAJOR IMPROVEMENT

Loren Roberts KO's demons, takes Schwab Cup lead with a convincing Senior Players Championship win

By Bill Fields

Tour Talk

PGA

Former assistant professional George McNeill takes Las Vegas

Justin Leonard becomes the Fall Series' latest reclamation project

CHAMPIONS

Bernhard Langer rides a hot putter to his first senior victory

LPGA

A year older (and wiser?), Michelle Wie laments her wasted year

WORLD

The hits keep coming for Nick Faldo and his Ryder Cup captaincy

AMATEURS

Trip Kuehne finally joins his siblings as a USGA champion

Meghan Bolger gets back-to-back titles at the U.S. Women's Mid-Am

COLLEGES

Charlotte, Duke top coaches' polls

STATS & SCORES