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May 27, 2002

Bottom Lines

By Sal Johnson Edited by Alan Shipnuck

Nick Price, who took 104 putts at the Colonial, led a PGA Tourfield in putting for only the second time since 1997....Counting majors and other ...

Dec. 01, 2014

The Case for ... Rory McIlroy

ON THE OCCASION of Tiger Woods being named SI's Sportsman of the Year in 1996, the great Gary Smith posed this incisive question: "Who ...

May 27, 2002

Q&A Dick Rugge gets technical about the new driver rules

By Dick Rugge Edited by Alan Shipnuck

USGA technical director Dick Rugge, 54, has long been on thefront lines of the equipment wars. We asked him to address someof the lingering ...

Feb. 03, 2003

Forty with a Bullet Vijay Singh, a winner in Phoenix, is getting better, not older

Vijay Singh is the Diane Lane of the PGA Tour--the older he gets, the better he looks. Singh turns 40 in a couple of weeks, and when he says, ...

June 24, 1996

FINAL FURY THE MADDENING 18TH AT OAKLAND HILLS EARNED ITS STRIPES AS THE TOUGHEST FINISHING HOLE OF THEM ALL

There are harsh endings--think Hamlet or Thelma and Louise or. Bill Buckner, if you must--and then there is the 18th hole at. Oakland Hills.

Jan. 18, 1999

Eye Opener David Duval, a special player, got what could be a special season off to a spectacular start

In the end, he allowed himself only the faintest of grins, andit betrayed none of the self-satisfaction you would expect fromsomeone who had ...

Jan. 22, 2001

Sunday Driver Starting four strokes back on the final day of the Mercedes Championships, Jim Furyk shifted gears, picked up speed and won the title on the last hole

Life begins on opening day, but last week's Mercedes Championshipswas more about being born again. The first real tournament of thePGA ...