In this issue: July 25, 2014

In this issue of Golfweek Magazine: July 25, 2014

Inside the July 25, 2014 issue of Golfweek:

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THE FORECADDIE

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  • A jolly good time
  • Wonder if he'll call in sick
  • Something Old, something new
  • It was the best of times …
  • … and, well, you know the other side
  • Big Easy's uneasy start
  • Solving an old mystery

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TOY BOX

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  • What a grind: Unique wedge designs grow in popularity

By David Dusek

  • McIlroy among Nike MM Proto iron users
  • Ko wins second title of '14
  • Public Links champions
  • Shaft news

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IN THE NEWS

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  • Players salute Torrance, 82, as mentor and 'father figure'

By Alistair Tait

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COMPETITION

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Open Championship

  • Never a doubt: Rory McIlroy blitzes Royal Liverpool, leaving only a green jacket between the Northern Irishman and golf immortality

By Alistair Tait

  • McIlroy gets last word with hecklers

By Alistair Tait

  • Dawg days of summer: For three Georgia alumni, a one-week United Kingdom reunion leads to a cultural revolution and deeper regard for links golf

By Jim McCabe

  • COLUMN: That's more like it: As the maturation of Sergio Garcia finally unfolds, the talented Spaniard appears ready for a major title

By Jeff Babineau

  • Fowler comes of age: Second consecutive runner-up in a major brightens outlook

By Beth Ann Nichols

  • Watson: When I'm 64 …

By Beth Ann Nichols

  • COLUMN: You don't say: After crooked drives and big numbers, Tiger acknowledges the obvious: 'Too many mistakes'

By Jeff Rude

  • Luck of the draw
  • 19 perfect in season's three majors
  • A snap and cracks from Stenson
  • Rose's driver detour
  • Daly dose of Big John
  • Molinari books 2015 spot
  • Par 5s derail Johnson
  • LPGA: Teen Ko tops $1 million mark
  • Web.com Tour: Wheatcroft wins playoff

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COMPETITION

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  • Maguire survives Southern smackdown
  • Lee claims Women's North & South
  • COLUMN: A lasting journey: Byron Meth outduels Doug Ghim in 37 holes for final Amateur Public Links Championship title

By Adam Schupak

  • COLUMN: Rebirth: Amid demise of Women's Amateur Public Links, future champions arise

By James Achenbach

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THE GOLF LIFE

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  • Naturally tough: Lake of Isles' North Course intimidates while it exhilarates

By Bradley S. Klein

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VOICES

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  • Inside the Ropes: Sunset for the Public Links: It didn't have to be this way

By Adam Schupak

  • Wired: Too much talk mars ESPN

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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  • An alternate's odyssey: Ben Crane misses a spot in the Open Championship but medals in a 'crazy' trans-Atlantic scramble

By Jeff Rude