November 4, 2008

Golf World November 7, 2008

Table of Contents

Cover Illustration By Mary Ann Smith

Cover Illustration By Mary Ann Smith

FEATURES

SILVER LININGS

Jay Haas nails down his second Schwab Cup bonanza as Andy Bean wins the seniors' rainy season-ender

By John Strege

A VICTORY FOR CONSISTENCY

Ryder Cupper Robert Karlsson's T-32 at Valderrama secures Order of Merit top spot

By John Huggan

BRACED FOR THE STORM

Veteran observers are cautiously optimistic the PGA Tour is well positioned for tough financial times

By Ron Sirak

LOST IN THE FOG

Twenty years ago three golf professionals—including noted teacher Davis Love Jr.— and their pilot took off on a short flight that crashed, killing them, devastating four families and stunning a community

By Bill Fields

BUNKER

Kim, Villegas to play two tours

"No big deal," says Daly of night in jail

Q&A with new PGA boss Jim Remy

Dave Anderson recalls a day with Seve

John Brodie looks back—and ahead

COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS

EQUIPMENT

Why center-of-gravity location matters in putters, too

By E. Michael Johnson

THE VIEW

Erik Compton shows true grit on the course as well as off it

By Jim Moriarty

OPINION

Sheer dollars alone can't make the FedEx Cup important

By Bob Verdi

TOUR TALK

PGA TOUR

The PGA Tour's Fall Finish is a last call for players to keep their cards

And Ryan Palmer secures his spot, winning the Ginn sur Mer Classic

THE ANGRY GOLFER

Stop all the agonizing on the greens and just get the ball to the hole

CHAMPIONS TOUR

Andy Bean was swinging in the rain at the Schwab Cup Championship

LPGA TOUR

Candie Kung ends a five-year drought at the Hana Bank Kolon Championship

AMATEURS

Wichita's Dustin Garza stays hot; LBS's Kay Hoey makes up for lost time

EUROPEAN TOUR

Søren Kjeldsen goes wire-to-wire to win the Volvo Masters in Spain

SHOTLINK

Is longer better? Some beefy courses were used on the PGA Tour in 2008

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STATS & SCORES