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Table of Contents

Cover Photo By Charles Lagerge

Cover Photo By Charles Lagerge

BUNKER

Champions Tour surviving the economic storm

Vijay Singh takes a new direction -- without IMG

Amputee Ken Green tells Golf Digest he will return

Lefty's 'Start Smart' program rewarding for all

COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS

EQUIPMENT

New clubs stimulate tour players' minds as well as their swings

By E. Michael Johnson

GRILLROOM

Steve Williams thinks he'll keep his day job

By Bob Verdi

OPINION

Jerry Rich's creation puts a spotlight on the LPGA

By Bob Verdi

TOUR TALK

PGA

Another poor final round dashes Sergio Garcia's shot at victory

LPGA

Michelle Wie comes into her own at Rich Harvest Farms

CHAMPIONS

Larry Mize ready to win again

AMATEURS

New college coaching hires spend their summers on the road

FRONT NINE/STATS & SCORES

FEATURES

No Place Like Home

With a back-nine blitz in Sunday's singles, Beth Daniel's Americans pull away to a 16-12 victory in the 11th Solheim Cup

By Ron Sirak

Knockout Punch

Aided by a painful lesson from the 1989 PGA Championship, Mike Reid seizes the Jeld-Wen Tradition title from John Cook

By Bill Fields

Third Time Charm?

Tweaked to keep the Tour Championship relevant, the playoff run is underway

By Dave Shedloski

Resurrecting Merion

The site of this year's Walker Cup, Merion GC is again a venue valued by the USGA. Its comeback is a tale of heart, humility and hard work

By Joe Logan