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Table of Contents

Cover Photo By Jensen Larsen

Cover Photo By Jensen Larsen

BUNKER

Poppy Hills out, Monterey Peninsula CC in at AT&T

Oakmont eyeing a record ninth U.S. Open in 2016

Tiger's Dubai course on hold; video game debuts

Readers' Choice Awards voting heating up

COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS

EQUIPMENT

Tweaking clubs can lead to major gains

By E. Michael Johnson

GRILLROOM

Sandy Lyle won the Masters with help from toe-tickling

By Bob Verdi

OPINION

Tiger Woods has a solid wingman in Jack Nicklaus

By Jaime Diaz

TOUR TALK

EUROPEAN

A rain-soaked preview of the Ryder Cup

PGA

James Kamte's unusual route to the tour

LPGA

In-Kyung Kim, 20, wins the State Farm

CHAMPIONS

Bernhard Langer dominates in Texas

AMATEURS

Euros win Palmer Cup in birdiefest

BACK 9/STATS & SCORES

FEATURE

The Picture Of Health

Fit and on-form, Tiger Woods legs out a Memorial win with a closing 65 built on birdies and one dandy chip-in for eagle

By Bob Verdi

U.S. Open Preview

Right Place, Right Time

With its WPA roots and creative tweaks, Bethpage Black is a stage replete with possibility

By Ron Whitten

Straight Man

He may be one of the most (quietly) funny guys on tour, but Jim Furyk is dead serious about winning another Open

By John Hawkins

Bethpage Black Map

A rendering of the course along with a look at the key holes

By Brett Avery

63

It has been the magic number in the major championships since 1973. Is the mark going to be broken any time soon?

By Bill Fields

A Week Like No Other

Tiger. Phil. Sergio. Sept. 11. Bethpage. Why the first People's Open still shines

By Dave Shedloski

The Great Survivor

The Depression tested (but never beat) Long Islander Jerry Travers, America's top amateur a century ago

By Mike Cullity