In this issue: August 17, 2012

Inside the Aug. 17, 2012 issue of Golfweek

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THE FORECADDIE

• Kiawah's lasting impressions

• Root, root, root for the home team

• Phelps dives headlong into golf

• U.S. Amateur: The joy of Pepsi

• The Joost is loose

• Anyone seen Mrs. O'Leary's cow?

• A medic's dream girl

• Getting all the bugs out

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TOY BOX

• Ping expands Anser, by James Achenbach

• McIlroy uses new Titleist driver

• Mitsubishi gets 10th driver win

• Bradley relies on 'new' putter

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IN THE NEWS

• Captain's choice: Woods leads 8 Ryder Cup qualifiers as Love ponders his wild-card selections, by Sean Martin

• IMG settles with former staffer, by Alex Miceli

• Q&A: Darrell Kestner, PGA club professional

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COMPETITION

PGA CHAMPIONSHIP

• Destiny's child: Rory McIlroy, at age 23 a two-time major champion, tames the Ocean Course for a runaway victory, by Jim McCabe

• Blown away: Mother Nature and beastly Ocean Course combine to knock out game's top players, by Sean Martin

• COLUMN: 'Stupid' rule dings Pettersson, by Jeff Rude

• Poulter tightens hold on Ryder spot, by Adam Schupak

• Scott and McDowell: Consistently close, by Alex Miceli

• Another weekend retreat for Woods, by Jeff Rude

• Westwood comes up lemons, by Alex Miceli

• Lynn's European gamble pays off in U.S., by Sean Martin

• Singh contends before Sunday slide

• McIlroy trumps Donald (again) in rankings, too

• Bunch of Hoey

• Humbling day for club pro

• Major highs and lows: The cutline

• Beemer's wild ride

• Kaymer's major struggles continue

• Costly one-hander

LPGA

• For Ryu, Farr victory also major

WEB.COM TOUR

• After putting adjustment, Wilson lands first title

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AMATEURS

U.S. WOMEN'S AMATEUR

• On top of the chart: Lydia Ko solidifies her No. 1 rank with a dazzling short game – and victory, by Julie Williams

• COLUMN: Team Green's hair apparent, by Beth Ann Baldry

• Kim medals in USGA debut

• Stone, 10, holds her own

• Rodriguez leaves USC, heads home

• Some of the old college spirit

• Lutz defends title at British Senior Am

• Clement captures Cardinal

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THE GOLF LIFE

• Just great: It might not live up to the hype as 'the world's greatest golf course,' but Trump International ranks with Scotland's best modern links, by Bradley S. Klein

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FOR YOUR GAME

• Join the bandwagon: Stretch bands improve strength, speed and flexibility, by James Achenbach

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VOICES

• Inside the Ropes: Poor sense of timing trips alarm bells at PGA, by Jim McCabe

• Wired: Major moment: CBS did OK, by Martin Kaufmann

• Letters to the Editor

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SCOREBOARD

• “Golf’s Biggest Stat Sheet’’

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PERSPECTIVE

• McIlroy's play 'as good as it gets', by Jeff Babineau

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