July 22, 2008

Golf World July 25, 2008

Table of Contents

Cover Photograph By J.D. Cuban

Cover Photograph By J.D. Cuban

BUNKER

Scorecard blunder costs Michelle Wie big.

Disabled pro Ryan Ely gets Class A status.

IGF committee aims for 2016 Olympics.

Simon Hobday recalls Senior Open win.

COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS

EQUIPMENT

Master craftsman Don White nearly won a 14th major.

By E. Michael Johnson

THE VIEW

Signing the card is a part of the game that should remain intact.

By Ron Sirak

OPINION

No Tiger, no problem. Greg Norman brought the buzz to Birkdale.

By Bob Verdi

TOUR TALK

LPGA Tour

Ji Young Oh harvests State Farm title in a playoff over Yani Tseng.

Champions Tour

A replacement putter lets R.W. Eaks find his game en route to 3M win.

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FEATURES

You Can Call Him Johnson

Richard S. Johnson, that is, a Swede who rescued a lost season in Milwaukee with his first career win.

By John Strege

Spartan Conditions

Michigan State's Jack Newman fends off Colorado heat, 'name' opponents to win U.S. Amateur Public Links.

By Lynn DeBruin

BRITISH OPEN REPORT

The Big Pictures

A photo essay of the challenges presented by Royal Birkdale during the 137th playing of the British Open.

Gone With The Wind

Greg Norman's bid for an unlikely third British Open title comes up short as Padraig Harrington closes like a champion.

By John Hawkins

The Rank and File

Stats and scores covering all four rounds from Royal Birkdale GC.

By Brett Avery

Work in Progress

Throughout Padraig Harrington's golf career, improvement has been an important -- and constant -- part of the plan.

By Jaime Diaz

Thoughts From Birkdale

Even with Tiger Woods missing from the action, the 137th British Open was a breath of fresh (gale-force) air.

By Bill Fields

Report Card

How the Top 10 players on the World Ranking entering the British Open fared.

By John Antonini