February 12, 2008

Golf World February 15, 2008

Table of Contents

Cover Photography By Stephen Szurlej

Cover Photography By Stephen Szurlej

BUNKER

__How Chambers Bay got the U.S. Open __

Atwal crash report to Florida AG

Faxon, Browne debate 'Rule 78'

__Q&A with USGA prez James Vernon __

Ailment can't keep David Graham down

COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS

VIEW FROM THE BUNKER

USGA award-winner George H.W. Bush really is a golf guy

By Geoff Russell

OPINION

Change comes slowly, if at all, for many on the Champions Tour

By Bill Fields

TOUR TALK

CHAMPIONS

The bounces go Scott Hoch's way as he wins the Allianz Championship

Nick Price's senior career has had more sputters than successes

__EUROPEAN __

Was it legal or not? Ernie Els' driver causes confusion in India

SHOTLINK

PGA

Who needs local knowledge? Dustin Johnson thrives in his first AT&T

Australian golf's past and future play 54 holes together

Dudley Hart makes big strides in bid to keep his playing privileges

__THE ANGRY GOLFER __

A World Golf Championship in Tucson? Gimme a break

AMATEURS

A pair of talented freshmen lead the way for the Georgia men's team

__EQUIPMENT __

When a club breaks, backups are put into play -- ready or not

BACK NINE

__STATS & SCORES __

FEATURES

__LAUDABLE AUDIBLE __

Why would the USGA go off script and pick a brand new muny for the '15 U.S. Open? Because Chambers Bay is that good

By Ron Whitten

__MONTEREY MOMENT __

Steve Lowery wins his third tour title, the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, when he birdies the first playoff hole against Vijay Singh

By Jim Moriarty

STEPPING ONTO THE STAGE

Last week's European Tour event in New Delhi was but the latest example of golf's emergence in India

By John Huggan