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June 15, 2004
June 15, 2004

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June 15, 2004

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TOURNAMENTS

This is an article from the June 15, 2004 issue

8
Trading Places
Memorial winner Ernie Els has supplanted Tiger Woods as No. 1
by Gary Van Sickle

14
Midseason Reports
PGA - The top players continue their pursuit of Tiger Woods
LPGA - Grace Park leads the charge as young talent takes over
Champions - Deja vu all over again: Hale Irwin tops the tour
European - Monty's follies have enlivened another down year

PROFILE

54
Lost and Found
Once hooked on sleeping pills, Al Geiberger is clean and sober
by Michael Bamberger

TRAVEL

61
Last Leg
An unscripted 12-week adventure comes to an end
by William Nack

DEPARTMENTS

4 First Up
67 The Week
72 Teeing Off

2004 U.S. OPEN PREVIEW
JUNE 17-20 -- SHINNECOCK HILLS GOLF CLUB

26
Team Player
The new, coachable Phil Mickelson is the man to beat at Shinnecock
by John Garrity

33
East End Elites
A peek behind the hedges of the top six clubs in the Hamptons
by Alan Shipnuck

40
Tipping Point
Since a rainy day in '02, the golf gods have frowned on Tiger Woods
by Gary Van Sickle

42
He's Got Game
Rookie Zach Johnson has wasted no time showing he means business
by Alan Shipnuck

48
Last Links
The club that bears the tribe's name has brought pride and pain to
the Shinnecock Nation
by Alan Shipnuck and Farrell Evans

COVER
PHOTOGRAPH BY JOHN BIEVER

COLOR PHOTO: FRED VUICH OPEN SEASON Shinnecock Hills evokes painful memories for Diane Smith (inset), the wife of the course's former superintendent.COLOR PHOTO: LYNN JOHNSON [see caption above]

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