In this issue: June 7, 2013

Inside the June 7, 2013 issue of Golfweek:

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THE FORECADDIE

• A colorful history for Merion’s greens

• Play fast, and count ’em all, Freddie

• Modern makeover for a Long Island gem

• A wash, with lots of wax

• Making a dent in a major bucket list

• The yips don’t discriminate

• There’s hot, and there’s Annie

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TOY BOX

• Distinct gifts for dad

By James Achenbach

• Kuchar wields array of clubs

• Graphite iron shafts win again

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IN THE NEWS

• Scott won’t fight ban

By Alex Miceli

• Q&A: Thomas Pieters, outgoing Illinois player

By Nick Masuda

Golfweek’s Father of the Year

• The secret is out: Jackie Seawell’s teachings have opened doors for generations of South Carolina juniors and made a lifetime of memories

By Martin Kaufmann

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COMPETITION

U.S. Open preview

• Back to the future: As the U.S. Open returns to Merion, the suburban Philadelphia gem will serve as a test case: Can a classic course stand up to a modern major?

By Bradley S. Klein

• A Walk in the Park: In a superintendent’s footsteps

By Bradley S. Klein

• Boston’s finest: Any avid golf fan knows what Francis Ouimet did in 1913, but it’s the years after his Brookline feat that provide the clearest picture of this humble, gifted champion

By Jim McCabe

• COLUMN: Merion a big part of ‘Little Pro’

By Adam Schupak

• Bounce-back artists: It takes a special player to overcome a meltdown and win one of golf’s top prizes

By Jeff Rude

• That winning look: Memorial winner Matt Kuchar enters the U.S. Open groomed for greatness

By Jeff Rude

• Hardly a smooth roll

• Muirfield’s extreme greens

• Perez battles through shoulder pain

• Back-to-back for Putnam

• Webb notches 39th LPGA victory

• Cochran tops Champions Tour

• Ilonen ends 6-year winless drought

• Spring Tide: Alabama’s NCAA Championship victory over Illinois eases the agony of the previous year’s final-hole defeat

By Brentley Romine

• COLUMN: Still a golden season for Bears

By Ron Balicki

• Cal corrals individual title: Max Homa’s victory ensures Bears leave with one NCAA crown

By Cassie Stein

• The one stroke Texas A&M needed

• Thoughts of home for Oklahoma teams

• Cal places three on All-America team

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THE GOLF LIFE

The grizzly details: Golf in Montana is one extended outdoor pursuit

By Martin Kaufmann

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VOICES

• Inside the Ropes: Inspired plan for future of NCAA men’s finals

By Ron Balicki

• Wired: CBS overplays Bear essentials

By Martin Kaufmann

• Letters to the Editor

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SCOREBOARD

• “Golf’s Biggest Stat Sheet’’

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PERSPECTIVE

• Was that really Tiger Woods?

By Jeff Rude

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