July 29, 2008

Golf World August 1, 2008

Table of Contents

Cover Photograph By Dom Furore

Cover Photograph By Dom Furore

BUNKER

Giuliani's son sues Duke over dismissal.

Ginn to drop one LPGA sponsorship.

The man who had Nicklaus' number.

COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS

EQUIPMENT

Pros say long putters are far from a sure thing.

By E. Michael Johnson

THE VIEW

Azinger can avoid Ryder Cup ridicule only by winning.

By Jim Moriarty

OPINION

First Tee kids know there's more to golf than keeping score.

By Bill Fields

TOUR TALK

Champions Tour

Bruce Vaughan goes the Tiger route, winning Senior British on a bum knee.

The Shark casts a (designer's) eye toward Turnberry in 2009.

Shotlink

A birdie barrage on the par 4s lifts Chez Reavie to his first PGA Tour win.

PGA Tour

Mike Weir comes up short in bid to win his national championship.

Playing through pain, a hurting Scott McCarron does well in Canada.

The Angry Golfer

Anthony Kim's game and wardrobe malfunctioned Sunday at Glen Abbey.

LPGA Tour

Natalie Gulbis draws on memories to produce a solid showing at the Evian.

Amateurs

The 50th Porter Cup produces a "career highlight" for Adam Mitchel.

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FEATURES

Rock Solid

Chez Reavie, steeled by intra-club play against fellow pros at home, breaks through at the Canadian Open.

By John Strege

Mountain Climber

Improved health and some timely putting propel Helen Alfredsson to the Evian Masters title in a playoff.

By Ron Sirak

Growth Spurt

Alexis Thompson, battle-tested at 13, picks off her first USGA title, the U.S. Girls' Junior, convincingly.

By Ryan Herrington

PGA CHAMPIONSHIP PREVIEW

Green and Mean

Lush conditions, challenging rough and some Rees Jones tweaks restore Oakland Hills as a certifiable monster, sure to protect par.

By Ron Whitten

Rocco's Modern Life

Reinvigorated by his U.S. Open loss, Rocco Mediate heads to Oakland Hills eager to lock up a Ryder Cup spot.

By Tim Rosaforte

Saving Grace

Ten miles from Oakland Hills, a beleaguered 94-year-old muny has a new lease on life thanks to a cleric and his church who saw promise where, for too long, there was none By Pete McDaniel.

By Pete McDaniel