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Table of Contents

Cover Photograph By Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images

Cover Photograph By Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images

BUNKER

__Torrey Pines nets USGA $50 million __

British Open gets new cable home

Curtis Strange returns to broadcast TV

Second Futures Tour win for rookie

COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS

EQUIPMENT

New bag configurations needed for Torrey's setup

By E. Michael Johnson

THE VIEW

Tiger Woods' prime-time performance Saturday

By Ron Sirak

OPINION

Rocco Mediate leaves a major impression

By Bob Verdi

TOUR TALK

AMATEURS

Northeast Amateur is a New England tradition with famous "graduates"

__STATS & SCORES __

U.S. OPEN NOTEBOOK

THURSDAY

• A pair of unknowns steal the show

• Top group has the joint jumping

FRIDAY

• Davis Love III is the comeback kid

• Zach Johnson has Iowa on his mind

SATURDAY

• No. 13 is both lucky and unlucky

• D.J. Trahan finally finds his zone

SUNDAY

• Lee Westwood falls short of playoff

• First hole has Woods' number: 6

SWING THOUGHTS

Woods couldn't hit his 3-wood stinger

THE ANGRY GOLFER

An open letter to Phil Mickelson on his choice of driver

U.S. OPEN REPORT

THE BIG PICTURES

A photo essay of Tiger Woods' emotions from the third and final rounds of the 108th U.S. Open

'SO HARD TO BEAT'

Valiant U.S. Open runner-up Rocco Mediate reminds us: Tiger Woods' Torrey tale was an old story

By John Hawkins

WHERE WILL WE SEE HIM NEXT?

Tiger Woods is mum about the condition of his knee, but there are signs it may be months, not weeks, before he can play again

By Jaime Diaz

THE RANK AND FILE

Stats and scores covering all four rounds and the 19-hole playoff from Torrey Pines

SLIP SLIDING AWAY

Phil Mickelson's controversial decision to bench his driver becomes the latest chapter in his U.S. Open career

By Tim Rosaforte

RISKY BUSINESS

The USGA's decision to play the par-4 14th at 267 yards had the players talking to themselves

By Geoff Shackelford

THOUGHTS FROM TORREY PINES

Amateurs had their moments in the Southern California sun, but Johnny Goodman's place in golf history was never challenged

By Bill Fields

REPORT CARD

How the top 10 players on the World Ranking entering the U.S. Open fared

By John Antonini