November 4, 2008

Golf World November 28, 2008

Table of Contents

Cover Illustration By Dale Stephanos

Cover Illustration By Dale Stephanos

2008 NEWSMAKERS

1: THE PLAYOFF

John Hawkins revisits Tiger Woods' remarkable, wounded-knee win over Rocco Mediate at the U.S. Open -- and how it almost didn't happen

__ 2: TIGER WOODS

3: VICTORY AT VALHALLA

4: THE ECONOMY

5: GREG NORMAN

6: PADRAIG HARRINGTON

7: KENNY PERRY

8: ANTHONY KIM

9: ANNIKA SORENSTAM

10: VIJAY'S VICTORY & THE FEDEX CUP

11: CAROLYN BIVENS

12: KELLY TILGHMAN

13: LORENA OCHOA

14: MAJORS SETUPS

15: SERGIO GARCIA

16: CAMILO VILLEGAS

17: CHAMBERS BAY

18: BOO WEEKLEY

19: GROOVE ROLLBACK

20: RULE 78

21: DRUG TESTING

22: GEORGE O'GRADY

23: AM WINNERS

24: OLYMPICS & GOLF

25: PAUL GOYDOS__

John Strege profiles the journeyman pro whose brainy banter provides cover for Job One: raising two teenage daughters

SPECIAL: MAJOR REWIND

MASTERS

Tiger Woods' uncharacteristically vocal quest for the Grand Slam ended at Augusta National as Trevor Immelman won his first major

By Ron Sirak

U.S. OPEN

Why Tiger Woods' victory at Torrey Pines was the greatest one-man performance in a major, ever

By Jaime Diaz

BRITISH OPEN

Padraig Harrington wasn't the favorite to win at Royal Birkdale, but he proved to be the best bet

By Bob Verdi

PGA CHAMPIONSHIP

The brutal conditions at Oakland Hills couldn't keep Padraig Harrington from winning his ­second straight major

By John Hawkins

RYDER CUP

Inspired by captain Paul Azinger's new-age Cup theories, an underdog U.S. team rolled to victory

By Jim Moriarty

STATS

How they fared: The year's major players

By John Antonini

OPINION

Where pride overshadows money

By Bill Fields

FEATURES

WAIT 'TIL NEXT YEAR

Ji-Yai Shin, already a double LPGA winner in 2008, takes the ADT Championship. And she isn't even a rookie yet

By Ron Sirak

BUNKER

Schwarzenegger stars as the "Tax-inator"

Injunction granted in ball-patent suit

ESPN gets four-day British Open rights

Boo Weekley ... in the White House?

GM, Tiger Woods part ways

COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS

PERSPECTIVE

The par-3 course in New Jersey that has Tiger's number

By Dave Anderson

OPINION

Paul Azinger should return as Ryder Cup captain. Period By John Hawkins

By John Hawkins

TOUR TALK

LPGA TOUR

Annika Sorenstam's swan song lasted but two rounds at the ADT

Trips to win! Lorena Ochoa wins the Triple Crown for a third-straight year

EUROPEAN TOUR

John Daly shows a little game -- and promises to play more -- in Europe

PGA TOUR

After healing from wrist surgery, Luke Donald eyes return to competition

DL III wins Disney, while Vijay Singh supplants himself as oldest money king

STATS & SCORES

AMATEURS

Georgia men, UCLA women top final fall college coaches' polls