September 2, 2008

Golf World September 5, 2008

Table of Contents

Cover Photograph By Darren Carroll/Sports Illustrated/Getty Images

Cover Photograph By Darren Carroll/Sports Illustrated/Getty Images

BUNKER

Foreign power led to English mandate

Olympic Club changes include 18th

Book review: Golf a day at a time

Community service for Tripp Isenhour

R&A's top am award to Danny Lee

COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS

EQUIPMENT

Some final thoughts on the USGA's groove move

By Mike Stachura

THE VIEW

One cup a year is fine, but the U.S. doesn't have to be in it

By Jim Moriarty

OPINION

PGA Tour players need to give back to the game—now

By Jaime Diaz

TOUR TALK

PGA TOUR

Two missed cuts might mean a shorter season for Padraig Harrington

A single stroke kept Tom Pernice Jr. from playing the BMW at Bellerive

EUROPEAN TOUR

Captain Faldo makes Paul Casey, Ian Poulter his not-so-popular picks

Gregory Havret holds on for Johnnie Walker win at Gleneagles

THE ANGRY GOLFER

The English-speaking mandate is another head-scratcher by the LPGA

CHAMPIONS TOUR

After 16 years Jeff Sluman avenges a pair of defeats at Pebble Beach

AMATUERS

Freshmen are the key for Pepperdine women, Oklahoma State men

BACK 9/STATS & SCORES

FEATURES

A Failure To Communicate

LPGA Tour draws fire after mandating players be able to speak English or face suspension after '09

By Ron Sirak

'Best Putter In The World'

Vijay Singh's new outlook on the greens gives him a Boston win and a commanding FedEx Cup lead

By John Hawkins

Bandon's Fourth Starts To Take Shape

Old Macdonald, the newest course at the Oregon resort, promises mostly heaven—and a little bit of hell

By Matt Ginella

Change Of Heart

His future as a tour pro is unclear, but Erik Compton, twice the recipient of cardiac transplants, has plenty to live for

By Jim Moriarty