February 2, 2009

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Table of Contents

Cover Photo By Jim Mandeville/Nicklaus Design

Cover Photo By Jim Mandeville/Nicklaus Design

BUNKER

PGA Tour sues Ginn over sponsorship

Milwaukee sponsor out after 2009

Dustin Johnson gets pardoned

A look at the tour's fashion plates

The early struggles of black golfers

COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS

EQUIPMENT

Ping's Anser putter never goes out of style

By E. Michael Johnson

VIEW FROM THE BUNKER

John Updike was a legend with plenty of game

By Tim Murphy

OPINION

Tour officials considering appearance guidelines for players

By John Hawkins

TOUR TALK

AMATEURS

The Big Ten turns to match-play event as spring tune-up

PGA TOUR

Rookie Webb Simpson becomes a welcome tour addition

Knee surgery has Rocco Mediate joining Tiger on Torrey sidelines

EUROPEAN TOUR

Win in Dubai lifts Rory McIlroy, all of 19, closer to the game's elite

Why Monty makes sense as Cup captain for Europeans in 2010

STATS & SCORES

FBR OPEN

OLD GLORY

Forty-eight-year-old Kenny Perry tops Charley Hoffman on the third playoff hole for the FBR Open title, his 10th win as a fortysomething

By Bob Verdi

FEATURES

REAL SECRETS OF GOLF COURSE ARCHITECTS

Tom Doak's 'wild' start. Gene Sarazen's take on Alister MacKenzie. The Seminole not designed by Donald Ross. Our architecture editor reveals the backstories

By Ron Whitten

HARD ROCK CACHET

Want a dramatic golf hole that looks as if it has been there forever? Chisel it from rock

By Ron Whitten

TROUBLED GENIUS

Dick Wilson was one of the best course architects of the post-World War II era, but alcoholism kept him from greater things

By Ed Sherman