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Michael Bamberger

All Michael Bamberger Stories

April 23, 2007

Boo-Yah!

Boo Weekley was the victim of bad fortune at the Honda Classic, the first event of the year to end on a Monday. This time, at the wind-delayed Heritage, the (gale) force was with him

June 29, 2015

CHANGE IS GOOD

Chambers Bay produced a U.S. Open unlike any other, and like it or not, the USGA won't be shy about going back (after a few tweaks, ...

April 22, 2013

AUSSIE, RULES

ADAM SCOTT CHASED GREG NORMAN'S GHOSTS OUT OF AMEN CORNER WITH A STIRRING FINISH, BUT TIGER WOODS'S COLLISION ...

Nov. 26, 2012

Emotional Rescue

Once again, this time with a golfer's panic attack, a sports figure helps put a human face on a mental health issue too often ignored

June 27, 2005

Soldiering On

The game and the armed services have a long, intertwined history, especially in Pinehurst, where nearby military courses wait for the players to return

April 08, 2008

Family Business

With his son on the bag and his history rattling around his brain, Bernhard Langer rode his steady, no-nonsense game to the top of the leader board and the bottom of a shandy

Aug. 22, 2005

Renaissance Man

Few players--in any league--were as well-rounded as Double Duty Radcliffe

April 08, 2008

Small Wonder

HERE'S A subjective list of the most influential figures in Augusta National history , going backward: Tiger; Jack; Frank Chirkinian, the CBS golf ...

Feb. 09, 2009

Updike's Folly

A day on the course with the literary lion

Jan. 21, 2013

Under Cover

ONE OF THE BEST-KEPT SECRETS IN GOLF IS THE ORANGE BLOSSOM TOUR, A FOUR-EVENT SWING THROUGH FLORIDA THAT HAS SPAWNED STARS FROM PATTY BERG TO LEXI THOMPSON

April 05, 2005

Hard Case

Was a 30-year sentence for counterfeiting Masters badges justice, or an only-in-Augusta confluence of power and privilege?

Feb. 25, 2008

Getting Testy

For some Tour players, the drug-policy devil is all in the details

Sept. 24, 2012

FAMILY AFFAIR

Antonio and Maria Valente came from Portugal to New England in the 1960s to start a new life. The couple, their children and other relatives ...

April 06, 2015

Arnie Unfiltered

ON THE 60TH ANNIVERSARY OF HIS FIRST APPEARANCE AT THE MASTERS, ARNOLD PALMER CANDIDLY REFLECTS IN A NEW BOOK ON HIS EARLY CAREER, REVEALS HOW HIS EPIC U.S. OPEN VICTORY HURT HIM AND OFFERS SOME SAGE ADVICE TO TIGER WOODS

April 07, 2009

HAIR APPARENT

A 19-year-old worldly beyond his years (at least most of the time), shaggy Irishman Rory McIlroy has the game and the charisma to be golf's ...

April 21, 2008

Hot Spot

Each year during Masters week, there's no better place to keep tabs on everyone who's anyone in the game than a table in the Augusta National clubhouse

June 16, 2008

Spitting Mad

So tell me: When did it become acceptable to spit on the course?

Dec. 14, 2009

PGA Tour Confidential

SI convened a meeting of its golf experts—senior writers Michael Bamberger, Damon Hack, Alan Shipnuck and Gary Van Sickle—and a PGA ...