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Golf World May 9, 2008

Table of Contents

Cover Photograph By Stephen Szurlej

Cover Photograph By Stephen Szurlej

BUNKER

Sweeping changes to Royal Birkdale

__Pete Dye gets his Hall call __

U.S. Open Challenge player picked

__Wie enters Women's Open qualifying __

COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS

EQUIPMENT

Don't forget lie angle when searching for a putter

By E. Michael Johnson

THE VIEW

Seven years of memories covering the Champions Tour

By Bill Fields

OPINION

The PGA Tour's slow-play addiction needs an intervention

By Jaime Diaz

TOUR TALK

PGA TOUR

• Anthony Kim may just be the 20-something to take on Tiger

• Another week, another rules debate (and another top-10) for Stewart Cink

• Robert Allenby gets his game in gear just in time for the Players

• Butch Harmon gets a (bad) taste of life inside John Daly's inner circle

THE ANGRY GOLFER

Fred Couples' sickly stroke from in close is getting tough to look at

CHAMPIONS

Denis Watson scoops up the win as Nick Price kicks away the Kinko's

LPGA TOUR

• High schooler Vicky Hurst is a quick study in professional golf

• Amateur Leisl Hasbrouck missed the cut but was a Tulsa crowd-pleaser

EUROPEAN TOUR

Peter Lawrie continues the charm for the Irish with Spanish Open win

AMATEURS

OSU super frosh Rickie Fowler might just be the best player in D-I

__BACK NINE/STATS & SCORES __

FEATURES

REAL BLING, REAL THING

Anthony Kim's substance catches up with his (cocky) style and the rising star breaks through with a five-shot win at the Wachovia

By Jim Moriarty

EXTRA SPECIAL

Lorena Ochoa's streak comes to a wind-blown halt as Paula Creamer takes the SemGroup title with a playoff victory over Juli Inkster

By Max Adler

SOMETHING BRUIN'

UCLA junior Tiffany Joh is the queen of downplay, but as the NCAA postseason gets under way there's no understating her abundant talent

By Ryan Herrington

THE LEGEND OF LAKESIDE

Before he was a celebrity defendant facing robbery charges, John Montague was the talk of the L.A. club scene in the '30s

By Leigh Montville