In this issue: Aug. 22, 2014

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Inside the Aug. 22, 2014 issue of Golfweek:

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THE FORECADDIE

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  • Playoffs? We're talking playoffs?

  • He has seen it all

  • A sad farewell to Rochester friends

  • The ties that bind

  • Peaks and valleys

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IN THE NEWS

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  • Injured Woods, Stricker plan return at Tiger's event

By Alex Miceli

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TOY BOX

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  • Up, up and away: High-lofted fairway woods make a return to players' bags

By James Achenbach

  • Villegas goes higher with lofts

  • Amateur champion Yang's winning bag

  • Cejka's quick set

New release: Callaway Apex Muscleback

By David Dusek

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COMPETITION

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  • Zero-sum game: For every winner there's a loser as Tour's season finale impacts careers

By Jeff Rude

  • Snedeker hits stride just in time

By Jeff Rude

  • COLUMN: Cheers and tears: As the LPGA exits Rochester after 38 years, one question remains: Why not return?

By Beth Ann Nichols

  • Champions Tour: Sutherland makes history with his 59

  • Web.com Tour: Piller wins Knoxville shootout

  • European Tour: Warren tops in Denmark

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AMATEUR

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U.S. Amateur

  • 'Who is that guy?': Gunn Yang, an unheralded South Korean by way of San Diego State, regains his scholarship the hard way: by winning the Havemeyer Trophy

By Adam Schupak

  • Plenty of drive: Nathan Smith, 36, shows the college kids match-play moxie

By Nick Masuda

  • Wedel's edgy run

  • SEC rivals share medal but exit early

  • Schniederjans finds rankings don't matter

  • Longhorns meet their match

  • A painful exit

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JUNIORS

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  • Dramatic strides: Texan Tobin Niblett, 17, recovers from a horrific injury to compete again

By Julie Williams

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THE GOLF LIFE

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  • Still grand: Myrtle Beach sparkles with an abundance of golf, and much more

By Martin Kaufmann

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VOICES

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  • Inside the Ropes: Jim Moore, 72, gave generations of Evans Scholars reason to smile

By Jeff Rude

  • Wired: NBC signs off from USGA duties

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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  • Time for a real job: PGA Tour veteran Joe Ogilvie bids farewell and readies to take stock in new career

By Jeff Rude