In this issue: June 20, 2014

Friday, June 20, 2014

Inside the June 20, 2014 issue of Golfweek:

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• Cue up some Chambers music

• Pinehurst No. 2's distant 'cousin'

• Presidential decree: Viva la Liberty!

• A costly bump

• Open forecast: 88 and sunny

• It's almost in the bag

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• Lengthy discussions: Driver lengths of standard or longer are not necessarily the right choice. Clubfitting helps determine what's best for each golfer

By David Dusek

• Kaymer's winning sticks

• Open players add bounce

• Oosthuizen's irons switch

• Bridgestone putters in use

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• Rodgers adds Haskins honor to list of accolades

• Baylor lures McGraw back to Big 12

By Lance Ringler

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• Pinehurst precision: After eliminating any drama early, Martin Kaymer adds a second major amid talk of a career Grand Slam

By Adam Schupak

• COLUMN: Heart of a champion: On his death-defying route to the PGA Tour, Erik Compton clears another hurdle as U.S. Open runner-up

By Jeff Rude

• COLUMN: American revolution: Pinehurst No. 2 can be model for the future

By Bradley S. Klein

• COLUMN: Golf's colorful pied piper: Rickie Fowler moves the needle, and he's making major strides

By James Achenbach

• Americans jockey for Ryder position

• COLUMN: Destiny delayed: At 44, Phil Mickelson stands 0-for-24 in the U.S. Open but still believes his future includes a national title

By Jeff Babineau

• Dreamers and, yes, doers: Fran Quinn and a few other qualifiers bring their vision to life by playing four rounds at the U.S. Open

By Jim McCabe

• Koepka's next card to play: Tour

By Nick Masuda

• Take 2 and hit again

• Scott and Stricker: Cutting-edge play

• Never to be forgotten

• Family affair for the Kisners

• It's Berger time

• Garcia's 'up and down' week


• COLUMN: Sisters in spirit: The only thing more predictable than another U.S. victory in the Curtis Cup is the cry for Europe to join GB&I, which misses the point

By Beth Ann Nichols

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• Rodgers, Lee garner Golfweek top honors

By Lance Ringler

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• Murphy's law: Just keep winning

• Pendrith adds another Empire State title

• Hirschman edges Tuten in Southeastern Amateur

• Henderson surges to win Women's Porter Cup

• Mercer's Kountakis rolls at Palmetto Amateur

• Jones' closing eagle secures Southwestern Amateur title

• Sandhills CC wins NJCAA D-III

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• Batter up! Architect Keith Foster averts a sticky wicket, restores Tillinghast's brilliance at Philadelphia Cricket Club

By Bradley S. Klein

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• Inside the Ropes: Miller's voice at Open won't be easy to replace

By Alex Miceli

• Wired: NBC's last act: Missteps, emotion

By Martin Kaufmann

• Letters to the Editor

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• “Golf’s Biggest Stat Sheet’’

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• The trust factor: Martin Kaymer, buoyed with self-belief, shows his capability at Pinehurst

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