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Table of Contents

Cover Photos by Joey Terrill

Cover Photos by Joey Terrill

BUNKER

Mr. Woods goes to Washington

Economy hits USGA's reserve fund

Sifford exemption for Riviera tourney

Compton cops GWAA's Hogan award

Ex-wife's death halts Paul Goydos' season

COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS

EQUIPMENT

Even tour pros are taking to the new adjustable clubs

By E. Michael Johnson

PERSPECTIVE

Arnold Palmer brings new Hope to Bob's Desert Classic

By Dave Anderson

VIEW FROM THE BUNKER

Monty emerges as the leader for 2010 Euro Cup captaincy

By John Huggan

OPINION

Thirty years ago, a single event gave rise to the senior tour

By Bill Fields

TOUR TALK

CHAMPIONS TOUR

The senior circuit is down three events, but fields may improve

PGA TOUR

Zach Johnson makes a putting fix to return to the winner's circle

New coach pays instant dividends for Charles Howell III at the Sony

David Toms returns to his roots and opens the year with a T-2 in Hawaii

EUROPEAN

Despite another Sunday stumble, Paul Casey wins in Abu Dhabi

AMATEURS

Marquette's Mike Van Sickle is a legit player-of-the-year candidate

THE ANGRY GOLFER

Scottsdale's invisible speed traps catch our unsuspecting writer

STATS & SCORES

FEATURES

Aloha Replay

Zach Johnson holds off David Toms to win the Sony Open, but it was local hero Tadd Fujikawa who (once again) steals the show

By Dave Shedloski

THE GREAT ESCAPE

Why do so many PGA Tour pros call Scottsdale's Whisper Rock their home course? Golf is just part of the explanation

By John Hawkins

HAVE BAGS WILL TRAVEL

Embracing a schedule that would make some cringe, Peter Oosterhuis is golf broadcasting's ultimate road warrior

By Mike Purkey