In this issue: Sept. 19, 2009

In this issue: Sept. 19, 2009

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In this issue: Sept. 19, 2009

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Inside the Sept. 19, 2009 issue of Golfweek:

THE FORECADDIE

  • Merion shines in dress rehearsal for 2013 Open
  • Eddie Merrins, the famed “Little Pro’’ of Bel-Air, returns to Merion
  • Catching up with Christy O’Connor Sr. on the Emerald Isle
  • Ernie Els, meet Steve Marino
  • PGA Tour playoff fever: Catch it
  • Whatever happened to Jonathan Moore, the hero of the ’07 Walker Cup?
  • Brandt Snedeker’s advice to Dan Woltman: Just win
  • A U.S. Open course without a clubhouse? It could happen
  • For a day, a new national pastime: Celebrating Arnie’s 80th

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TOY BOX

• Wilson unveils a variety of new offerings (By James Achenbach)

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IN THE NEWS

• Tim Finchem vows to hold firm on Tour purses

• LPGA narrows its search for a commissioner

• Kenny Perry will be named the Payne Stewart Award winner

Q&A: Brian Harman, a two-time Walker Cup player

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VOICES

Inside the Ropes: Rory Sabbatini deserved better treatment (By Jeff Rude)

Wired: Bill Andrade shows some talent in the booth (By Martin Kaufmann)

Letters to the Editor

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WALKER CUP REPORT

BUDDY SYSTEM: With a focus on foursomes, captain Buddy Marucci delivers a winning game plan (By Ron Balicki)

• Peter Uihlein and Bud Cauley, undefeated in the Walker Cup, trace their friendship back nearly 10 years (By Eric Soderstrom)

COLUMN: Stiggy Hodgson rises from humble beginnings to GB&I star (By Alistair Tait )

COLUMN: Rickie Fowler, the star of amateur golf, heads for his next galaxy (By Jeff Babineau )

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COMPETITION

• Tiger Woods cruises with BMW victory (By Jeff Rude )

• Jiyai Shin rallies with a final-round to win in Arkansas

• Utah title moves Josh Teater closer to Tour card

• South African James Kingston reverses his fortunes

• There’s a Shark sighting in women’s NCAA Division II golf

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THE GOLF LIFE

GREENS & GRIDIRONS: From coast to coast, two rivalries that stand the test of time (By Martin Kaufmann )

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SCOREBOARD

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PERSPECTIVE

• Drama at the 72nd hole help create exactly what the Tour wanted in its playoffs: Excitement (By Jim McCabe)

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