June 09, 2008

Golf World June 13, 2008

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Cover Photograph By Darren Carroll

BUNKER

A new appreciation for old-time golf

Golf part of Jim McKay's 'Wide World'

PGA Tour drops Atlanta, keeps Tampa

Wedges: short-game difference-makers

Marty Fleckman recalls Baltusrol in '67

COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS

Heavier shaft options for swing-speed consistency

By E. Michael Johnson

The great divide between the reviewer and the reviewed

By Jim Moriarty

What John Atkinson teaches us

By Craig Bestrom

TOUR TALK

PGA TOUR

• Parity abounds as no one steps up in Tiger Woods' absence

• Tom Pernice stops his missed-cut slide; shoots final-round 63 in Memphis

SHOTLINK

Players face four of the toughest holes to date at TPC Southwind

Chris Berman's shtick on ESPN is too much to bear

LPGA TOUR

Lorena Ochoa looks forward as major streak ends

AMATEURS

An early look at the top five men's and women's college teams entering 2008-09

FEATURES

Celebs, amateur take on Torrey Pines in Golf Digest's U.S. Open Challenge and discover Tiger was right: Breaking 100 is no mean feat

By Bob Verdi

Nineteen-year-old Yani Tseng wins the LPGA Championship, an event the tour will take over as part of a bold, new business plan

By Ron Sirak

Erling Jacobsen, the patriarch of one of golf's best-known families, was a complicated man

By Curt Sampson

Justin Leonard takes the Stanford St. Jude Championship in a three-man playoff and becomes the latest pro to set a Ryder Cup berth in his sights

By Jim Moriarty

GOLF WORLD'S TOP 10 U.S. OPEN LISTS