In this issue: July 4, 2014

Monday, July 14, 2014

Inside the July 4, 2014 issue of Golfweek:

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THE FORECADDIE

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  • Roberto's hard work a Hoylake legacy

  • Hey, Erik, let's get that passport ready

  • All the president's men

  • A familiar face says hello

  • Warning: Beware the dreaded hosel rocket

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TOY BOX

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  • Training aids: In pursuit of perfection

By James Achenbach

  • Rose's wedge strategy

  • Ping unveils G30 driver

  • Lewis wins with mixed bag

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IN THE NEWS

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  • Alarm bells at Chambers Bay? Not so fast, USGA's Davis says

By Martin Kaufmann

  • Harding Park lands 2 top events

By Alex Miceli

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COMPETITION

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  • COLUMN: Positive feedback: Never has a missed cut looked so good to Tiger Woods, who was painfree in his return. But will he win at Royal Liverpool? Probably not

By Jeff Rude

  • Congressional approval: Justin Rose, who wins on the Tour's toughest tracks, adds another A-list title to his resume

By Jeff Rude

  • COLUMN: The celebrity treatment: On a media blitz following her U.S. Open title, Michelle Wie takes women's game to new heights

By Beth Ann Nichols

  • Hog wild: Crowd favorite Stacy Lewis rallies to win in Arkansas

By Beth Ann Nichols

  • Web.com Tour: Owen has just enough

  • European Tour: Zanotti makes history

  • Champions Tour: Langer rights ship

OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP

  • Vintage 'Champagne': Tony Lema's defining moment came at the '64 Open Championship. Two years later, he was gone.

By Adam Schupak

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THE GOLF LIFE

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  • Something to sing about: Near the home of The Beatles, LIverpool's stirring links are enough to make golfers twist and shout

By Alistair Tait

  • Amateur game's roots run deep at Hoylake

By Alistair Tait

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AMATEURS

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  • Europe's leading man: James Ross posts a singles upset to initiate Europe's lopsided Palmer Cup victory

By Alistair Tait

  • Rule captures Dogwood

  • Burns sets record in AJGA victory

  • Denmark's Pedersen wins British Ladies Amateur

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CLUB PROS

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  • Michael Block wins PGA Professional National Championship

By Rich Skyzinski

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VOICES

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  • Inside the Ropes: Walmart's favorite greeter spreads cheer in Arkansas

By Beth Ann Nichols

  • Wired: Major lessons from the minors

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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  • Peaceful feeling: Chris DiMarco, who played through personal pain to challenge Tiger Woods in the '06 Open at Royal Liverpool, finds perspective in another of golf's emotional valleys

By Jeff Rude