In this issue of Golfweek Magazine: August 15, 2014

In this issue of Golfweek Magazine: August 15, 2014

Inside the Aug. 15, 2014 issue of Golfweek:

• • •

THE FORECADDIE

• • •

  • Bubba's working on it
  • My old Kentucky home
  • And while we are toasting …
  • Some laughter amid the tears
  • A familiar face
  • Golf's new foot soldier
  • A family affair
  • Meet the Millers

• • •

TOY BOX

• • •

  • New putters: Weighty matters

By James Achenbach

  • Big Bertha V aims for speed

By David Dusek

  • McIlroy's key 3-wood shot
  • Gillman's Ping clubs
  • Lefty fills the gap
  • Garcia lofts up with putter

• • •

IN THE NEWS

• • •

  • SMU coach Gregory resigns under pressure

By Lance Ringler, Nick Masuda and Brentley Romine

• • •

COMPETITION

• • •

PGA CHAMPIONSHIP

  • ILLUMINATING: Rory McIlroy flips the switch on a new era – dare we call it Tiger-like? – by turning out the lights at Valhalla

By Jim McCabe

  • COLUMN: Painful to watch: Maybe some time off will cure what's ailing Tiger Woods. Unlike his game and his back, it can't hurt.

By Jeff Rude

  • Everything but a win

By Jeff Babineau

  • Fowler shows moxie

By Alex Miceli

  • Weekend regulars

By Jim McCabe

  • COLUMN: In Tom we trust: Don't count out the underdog Americans, at least not before Tom Watson puts his mark on the Ryder Cup team

By Jeff Babineau

  • Expect to see Stricker in Scotland, but will he play?
  • Dufner among PGA departures
  • On a roll from Reno
  • A long story short
  • Teachable moments: Rob Corcoran, an instructor at a modest nine-hole Long Island club, passes along timeless pointers

By Jim McCabe

  • COLUMN: Timeless champions: A seat at the game's inner sanctum reveals camaraderie of Greats of Golf

By Adam Schupak

  • LPGA: Lee wins 1st; Wie on sidelines
  • Web.com Tour: Percy earns first victory

• • •

AMATEUR

• • •

  • Hossler looks west for incentive in Western

By Cassie Stein

  • Exber lengthens U.S. run in British Senior Am
  • COLUMN: The fighter: At 16, Kristen Gillman of Austin, Texas, shows her mettle in winning U.S. Women's Amateur

By Beth Ann Nichols

  • UCLA's Lee weighs split-season option
  • Hawaiian Koga rises on the national stage

• • •

THE GOLF LIFE

• • •

  • Delightfully Dismal: Doak's Red Course doubles the fun at Dismal River

By Martin Kaufmann

• • •

VOICES

• • •

  • Inside the Ropes: Hambric, Tour spinmasters do Dustin Johnson no favors

By Alex Miceli

  • Wired: CBS comes through in clutch

By Martin Kaufmann

  • Letters to the Editor

• • •

SCOREBOARD

• • •

  • “Golf’s Biggest Stat Sheet’’

• • •

THE 19TH HOLE

• • •

  • Prime-time player: Valhalla, once mocked as being unworthy of golf's biggest events, proves itself as a stage fitting for major-championship drama

By Jeff Rude