August 10, 2009

Golf World August 17, 2009

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Cover Photo By J.D. Cuban

BUNKER

Dubai purse shrinks, but players remain committed

With no event in China, October's light for LPGA

Black pioneers gain PGA membership posthumously

Arnold Palmer and the major that always got away

COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS

Every layer has a purpose in golf balls

By E. Michael Johnson

Golf wasn't Kristy McPherson's only sport

By Bob Verdi

Michelle Wie is showing signs of maturing

By John Hawkins

TOUR TALK

PGA

John Rollins gave his dad a neat birthday gift—his third tour win

LPGA

European Solheim squad will be banking on experience

CHAMPIONS

Tom Watson takes a break after three majors in a row

AMATEURS

Buddy Marucci names eight to U.S. Walker Cup team

FRONT NINE/STATS & SCORES

FEATURES

Tiger Woods wins his seventh WGC-Bridgestone Invitational but says an official's call played an unfortunate

By Bob Verdi

USC soph Jennifer Song joins elite company when she follows her WAPL title with a U.S. Women's Amateur win in St. Louis

By Dave Shedloski

The U.S. Kids Golf World Championship tests youngsters' skills—and also parents' ability to keep things in perspective

By Bill Fields

Good news follows bad for this year's winner of the Golf World Lido design competition

By Ron Whitten