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Golf World December 26, 2008

December 22, 2008

Cover Photo by J.D. Cuban


Nicklaus, Annika lobby for Olympics

Tiger's every shot of 2008 in print

Claret jug engraver Harvey dies at 83

Camera smashed by John Daly sold


There's good reason for optimism for 2009. Really

By Ron Sirak

The author offers up a Q&A session with...himself

By Bob Verdi



Padraig Harrington first Euro since 1990 to win POY award

Top rookie honor goes to Argentina's Andres Romero

Dudley Hart captures Comeback Player of the Year

Fifteen players earn invitations to the 2009 Masters via World Ranking


Richard Sterne wins in South Africa for back-to-back victories



Vijay Singh, 45 and feeling older, holds off the young guns—and everybody else—at the Chevron World Challenge

By Bob Verdi


Tiger Woods' forced hiatus has allowed him to focus on all things not golf, but when he returns, watch out: He could be better than ever

By Bob Verdi


Since 1997 Tiger Woods has more or less owned the top spot on the World Ranking while those in the runner-up spot have done little to challenge him

By Brett Avery

Friends and foes Camilo Villegas and Anthony Kim look to take their trash-talking rivalry to another level in 2009

By Tim Rosaforte

Five prominent champions who turn 40 in the next few years seek to buck a tour trend and win another major title

By John Hawkins

How will the PGA Tour and corporate sponsors manage in a stormy economy? Smaller parties and a big push to maintain charitable giving

By Ron Sirak

He won't be ready until March at the earliest, but Tiger Woods is unlikely to be unseated as the game's best and he heads our list of the Top 30 PGA Tour players for 2009

By John Antonini

A look at all the other players with tour cards set to compete next year

By John Antonini and Ryan Herrington

9 FOR '09

Will Augusta's roars return? Paddy prevail again? DLIII make Freddie's team? Our intrepid reporter answers nine of 2009's big questions

By David Shedloski