Golf World July 25, 2008


Cover Photograph By J.D. Cuban


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.


Master craftsman Don White nearly won a 14th major.

By E. Michael Johnson

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

By Ron Sirak

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

By Bob Verdi


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.


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

By John Strege

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

By Lynn DeBruin


The Big Pictures

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

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

By John Hawkins

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

By Brett Avery

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

By Jaime Diaz

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

By Bill Fields

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

By John Antonini