October 15, 2008

Golf World October 17, 2008

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Cover Photograph By Stephen Szurlej

SPECIAL FEATURE

Golf World debuts its first ranking of the best public, private and resort facilities in the country, using the most knowledgeable group of people we could find to serve as judges -- our readers

PUBLIC

FEATURES

Aided by some timely reminders, D.A. Weibring wins the Senior Players for his first major championship

By Dave Shedloski

HEADLINE NEWS

Ian Poulter's Ryder Cup success was the latest salvo fired by the brash Englishman with working-class roots By Tim Rosaforte

BUNKER

Seve diagnosed with brain tumor

FedEx Cup ratings suffer severe drop

TaylorMade-Adidas buys Ashworth

Memories of a seven-time USGA champ

COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS

EQUIPMENT

Hybrids replace fairway woods

By E. Michael Johnson

THE VIEW

Padraig Harrington isn't a shoo-in for top-player honors By John Hawkins

OPINION

High standards bode well for Woods' course design career By Jaime Diaz

TOUR TALK

PGA TOUR

Turning Stone champion Dustin Johnson makes the most of the fall

THE ANGRY GOLFER

Move the Senior Players to Sawgrass

CHAMPIONS TOUR

Chip Beck remembers the anniversary of a special round

In-Kyung Kim takes the Longs Drugs Challenge title

Sweden wins another Women's World Amateur Team title