In this issue: Jan. 31, 2014

Inside the Jan. 31, 2014 issue of Golfweek

Jessica Korda on the cover of the Jan. 31, 2014, issue of Golfweek Magazine after winning the Pure Silk Bahamas LPGA Classic.

Jessica Korda on the cover of the Jan. 31, 2014, issue of Golfweek Magazine after winning the Pure Silk Bahamas LPGA Classic.

Inside the Jan. 31, 2014 issue of Golfweek:

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THE FORECADDIE

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  • Refreshing island breeze
  • You stay classy, Morgan Hoffmann
  • Bifurcation gets his undivided attention
  • Start the Tiger watch
  • A man can dream
  • In the end, he sported green
  • Let's hang 10, er, 18
  • Happy (early) Father's Day

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IN THE NEWS

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  • Texas' Richards: I won't coach again

By Lance Ringler

  • Masters grooves to a new Latin beat

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COMPETITION

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  • COLUMN: Some rust … and recovery: In their Tour season debuts, Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson make early exits at Torrey

By Jim McCabe

  • That's a 'go': Scott Stallings gambles and wins on the final hole of the Farmers Insurance Open

By Jim McCabe

  • Man of patience
  • Convenient stop for Calc
  • A local foursome
  • COLUMN: Let the good times roll: Jessica Korda, fresh off some swing fine-tuning with an old friend, wins the LPGA's opener in the Bahamas

By Beth Ann Nichols

  • Tough lesson for Alex
  • Keeping up with the Lewises
  • Salas in the hunt but still awaits breakthrough
  • On solid ground: With the desert money mirage having faded, the European Tour nonetheless enters 2014 with a big footprint. Of course, hosting the Ryder Cup helps.

By Alistair Tait

  • European Tour: Garcia finally cracks Qatar's code

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PGA MERCHANDISE SHOW

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  • Bigger target: A 15-inch hole? Oversized clubs and balls? 'Golf' with a soccer ball? Hack Golf launches with a big goal: add fun to the game. (And maybe save it?)

By Adam Schupak

  • COLUMN: Soul survivors: Reinvention defines the career trajectories of industry icons

By Martin Kaufmann

  • Four! Titleist updates lines

By David Dusek

  • Bridgestone adds a touch of water

By David Dusek

  • Callaway has a Speed for every player

By David Dusek

  • High-tech time: Swing analyzers, gadgets become more affordable and accessible

By David Dusek

  • Increased foot traffic: Skechers, New Balance among others stepping into category

By Adam Schupak

  • Variety abounds: Latest GPS and laser rangefinders offer plenty of options

By James Achenbach

  • Stallings triumphs with Titleist gear
  • Garcia wins with TaylorMade gear
  • Heavy driver shafts

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USGA

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  • The spirit of St. Louis: Thomas J. O'Toole Jr., whose golf chops include caddie, rules expert and course-setup man, recasts the mold of a USGA president

By James Achenbach

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THE GOLF LIFE

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  • Fun in the sun: La Costa makeover marked by everyday playability and better conditioning

By Bradley S. Klein

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VOICES

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  • Inside the Ropes: Clash of cultures frames golf's future

By Bradley S. Klein

  • Wired: CBS shortcut: Hit refresh button

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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  • Fix golf? Easy. Here's how: Focus on faster, friendlier and more fun would lure new players where other programs have failed

By Jeff Rude