July 13, 2009

Golf World July 20, 2009

Table of Contents

Cover Photo By J.D. Cuban

Cover Photo By J.D. Cuban

BUNKER

Wagering on the Open is a British tradition

Fellow pros share in Jonathan Byrd's sorrow

Is it a par 4 or a par 5? At 2015 U.S. Open, maybe both

The swing key that won Todd Hamilton a major

COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS

EQUIPMENT

How pros go about the golf ball search

By E. Michael Johnson

GRILLROOM

The Florida Gator whose game has lots of bite

By Bob Verdi

OPINION

Carolyn Bivens' style didn't match the LPGA's needs

By Bill Fields

TOUR TALK

EUROPEAN

A winning streak for Martin Kaymer

LPGA

Few chances to play for Amanda Blumenherst

PGA

Mike Van Sickle got started at the Deere

CHAMPIONS

Two in a row for Bernhard Langer

AMATEURS

Open offers a learning experience

FRONT 9/STATS & SCORES

FEATURES

Change At The Top

A player revolt ends Carolyn Bivens' stormy four-year run as LPGA commissioner

Ron Sirak

Mighty Mite

Solid driving and a final-hole birdie lift diminutive Eun-Hee Ji to the U.S. Women's Open title at Saucon Valley

By Ron Sirak

Long Day's Journey

Steve Stricker emerges from a marathon Sunday finish to win the John Deere Classic

Max Adler

Sharply Divided

What's best for Sharp Park, a Pacifica, Calif., muny designed by Alister Mackenzie? Conservation advocates, pro-golf locals have different answers

Geoff Shackelford