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Table of Contents

Cover photo by J.D. Cuban

Cover photo by J.D. Cuban

BUNKER

Crisis managers offer useful, if differing, advice to Tiger Woods

Nigel Edwards chosen to lead 2011 GB&I Walker Cup squad

The Molinari brothers earn invitations to the Masters

Despite troubles, the world's No. 1 garners end-of-year awards

COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS

2009 GOLF WORLD ALMANAC

Results from the pro tours, statistical leaders and winners of college and amateur events

OPINION

Can Tiger Woods' image rebound? A Kobe Bryant jersey offers a clue

By Geoff Russell

FEATURES

Adaption Agents

The new groove rule could impact the tour by altering the way pros play the game. Or will it?

By Jaime Diaz

Facing The Future

To determine the impact of the groove rule, Golf World gathered six pros for a roundtable discussion

By Tim Rosaforte

Getting Ready

How one player, Keving Sutherland, went about adapting to the new rule

By E. Michael Johnson

Wedge Man

Above all, the groove rule means wedges. Bob Vokey is eager to greet the challenge

By John Strege

Checks And Balances

The groove rule is significant but hardly revolutionary. Equipment advances -- and ensuing decisions -- have been going on for decades

By Bill Fields

Top 30

Lefty's All Right

For the first time, Phil Mickelson is our choice to become the PGA Tour's top player -- plus bios of the rest of the top 30

By John Antonini

The Rest Of The PGA Tour

Snapshots of everyone else you'll see on tour in 2010