In this issue of Golfweek Magazine: August 1, 2014

In this issue of Golfweek Magazine: August 1, 2014

Inside the Aug. 1, 2014 issue of Golfweek:

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THE FORECADDIE

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  • We've crowned a new winner

  • His week in Canada went swimmingly

  • Man with a (big) plan

  • Make room for Sunshine

  • A familiar face throw his name into the hat

  • Taking baby steps …

  • He was one cool customer

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TOY BOX

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  • Hybrid innovation continues

By James Achenbach

  • Mizuno unveils irons, wedges

By James Achenbach

  • Clark's winning combo

  • Titleist claims 21st PGA Tour title of season

  • Odyssey rules 2014 Champions majors

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IN THE NEWS

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  • LPGA to open 2015 season in Florida

By Beth Ann Nichols

  • Sluggish sales prompt Dick's layoffs

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COMPETITION

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PGA Championship Preview

  • Low-key with high returns: Jason Dufner enters this year's PGA in much the same way he faced last year's: understated and unassuming

By Jim McCabe

  • Reality check: Club pro Jamie Broce thinks he'll be able to keep PGA experience in proper perspective

By Rich Skyzinski

  • Handicapping the U.S. Ryder Cup team

By Jim McCabe and Alex Miceli

  • Kentucky thoroughbred: Nicklaus' renovated Valhalla, with its brawny par 4s, will separate the champion from the also-rans

By Bradley S. Klein

  • COLUMN: Like old times: Tim Clark returns to Canada, scene of his first professional victory, and ends a four-year winless streak

By Adam Schupak

  • Remember, guys: Respect your elders

  • Piercy's back to make money

  • New craze: 'Petro Golf'

  • COLUMN: A winning tradition: Expanding a long-standing legacy, Spain's tight-knit foursome excels at inaugural International Crown

By Beth Ann Nichols

  • Major rout for Langer

By Alistair Tait

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AMATEUR

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  • Drakeford prepares for pros

By Cassie Stein

  • Washington's Pereira rolls to Pacific Coast title

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JUNIOR

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  • 'Summer of a lifetime': Will Zalatoris clinches third major title of '14

By Brentley Romine

  • Fit for a princess: Princess Mary Superal ascends the throne

By Julie Williams

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THE GOLF LIFE

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Heartland Hideaways

  • All day long: In Northern Michigan, the abundance of great courses and sunlight allows plenty of play time

By Adam Schupak

  • Smart play: A Minnesota visit reinforces simple joys of golf and life

By Martin Kaufmann

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VOICES

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  • Inside the Ropes: Tseng points to team event as a life-changing moment

By Beth Ann Nichols

  • Wired: Simple solutions aid viewing

By Martin Kaufmann

  • Letters to the Editor

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SCOREBOARD

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  • “Golf’s Biggest Stat Sheet’’

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THE 19TH HOLE

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  • No backing down: Bob May finds comfort with his place in history as Tiger Woods' foil at Valhalla. 'Nothing but good times'

By Jeff Rude