Stories for April 2006
Saturday, April 29
Custom builder Tom Wishon believes most players would gain length with shorter drivers
For the first time in three years, Stuart Appleby backs up a Mercedes Championship victory with a win on the mainland.
Mid-Ams, young internationals could reap the most benefits, but college, junior players still hampered by NCAA guidelines
Mastering rangefinders takes practice; here’s the long and short of it
Early vote has state golf associations split over rangefinder usage
This summer sets up as intense testing ground for USGA’s new ruling on measuring devices
Thursday, April 27
Tuesday, April 25
Gloves, clubs and grub make for ideal bonding time with the boys - of summer
Saturday, April 22
Challenging courses at ChampionsGate, but hotel service lags
Cruise along coast features great golf, scrumptious seafood
Raleigh Country Club, the architectural legend’s final design, was about to be plowed under and turned into a housing subdivision. John McConnell bought it and has made it better than ever.
Thanks to his five victories at Colonial Country Club, Ben Hogan will forever have his name associated with the club along the Trinity River.
Cape Breton has golf’s Fabulous Foursome, a ribbon of highway offering jaw-dropping vistas and an eclectic mix of cultures.
Saturday, April 15
Take a look back at Phil Mickelson's second Masters Championship back in 2006.
Augusta National is still a bomber’s paradise after lengthening the course.
Rocco Mediate was on track for a strong finish before a tough 12th hole and hip pain held him back.
Fred Couples' short game was his weakness at the 2006 Masters.
David Duval faces his last trip to Augusta after missing the cut and his exemption has expired.
Read James Achenbach's column on the final day of the 2006 Masters.
Read about the Masters experience of amateurs Dillon Dougherty, Edoardo Molinari, Clay Ogden and Kevin Marsh.
Ben Crenshaw's performance at the 2006 Masters shows that short hitters can handle Augusta's longer distances.
Phil Mickelson's consistent putting helped him cruise to his second Masters win back in 2006.
Take a look back at Phil Mickelson's second Masters Championship in 2006.