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Table of Contents

Cover Photo By Stephen Szurlej

Cover Photo By Stephen Szurlej

BUNKER

Bethpage III is a good bet to happen

Nationwide pro's wife dies in accident

Bandon Dunes gets double-duty Publinx

Grooves rollback no longer a sure thing

COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS

EQUIPMENT

Hybrids were handy clubs to have at Bethpage Black

By E. Michael Johnson

GRILLROOM

Locker-room man Peter Henesy talks shop

By Bob Verdi

OPINION

The golf at this U.S. Open was gripping, if not great

By Bob Verdi

TOUR TALK

AMATEURS

Matteo Manassero, just 16, wins the British Amateur

BACK 9/STATS & SCORES

NOTEBOOK

Thursday

A steady downpour halted play early, wreaking havoc on the schedule for the rest of the week

By Ron Sirak

Friday

Which side of the draw players were on affected scores in a major way

By Jim Moriarty

Saturday

A pair of unlikely names took aim at a couple of U.S. Open scoring marks

By E. Michael Johnson

Sunday

Ross Fisher, a pro for only four years, has gained plenty of big-time experience

By John Huggan

Monday

Despite a bad break, Hunter Mahan enjoyed the atmosphere and held his head high after tying his best finish in a major

By Jim Moriarty

U.S. OPEN REPORT

Snap Shots

A look at players battling the course--and the elements--at the 109th U.S. Open

Rally Killer

In a wet and dreary U.S. Open that didn't end until Monday, Lucas Glover held off the back-nine charges of Phil Mickelson and David Duval--and proved his mettle to his toughest critic: himself

By John Hawkins

Jenkins On Twitter

A sample of Dan Jenkins' tweets from the 2009 U.S. Open--his 200th major

By Brett Avery

The Rank and File

Stats and scores covering all four rounds from Bethpage Black

By Brett Avery

Another One Gets Away

Winged Foot might have been more disappointing, but Bethpage was the Open Phil Mickelson wanted most

By Jaime Diaz

Wild Ride

Long on promise and short on results, Ricky Barnes' career gets a boost from a record-setting near-miss at Bethpage

By Tim Rosaforte

Thoughts From Bethpage

Unlike the grounds crew and volunteers that kept the Black playable, defender Tiger Woods couldn't rise to the occasion

By Bill Fields

Report Card

How the top 10 on the World Ranking fared at 2009's second major

By John Antonni