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WHICH ONE'S RINGO?

April 05, 2005
April 05, 2005

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April 5, 2005

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Tournaments
2005 Masters: Starters
  • Who will win next week's Masters? ¬†One of these 10 players, according to a PGA Tour pro who, on the condition of anonymity, critiqued and ranked the contenders

  • In 1986 an ugly duckling of a putter was turned into a swan

  • If the Masters turns into a chipping contest, short-game specialist Retief Goosen will be tough to beat

  • SI recently polled more than 50 Tour players on golf and other matters. Some of the players declined to answer certain questions (so the percentages that follow are for respondents only), while others offered -- under the cloak of anonymity -- some choice one-liners, the most telling of which are included

  • Meet the local fixtures and recognizable faces who make the city more than simply another name for the National

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Features
Teeing Off

WHICH ONE'S RINGO?

With Phil Mickelson, Ernie Els, Tiger Woods and Vijay Singh-- the four top-ranked players in the world--teeing it up in the same event for the first time this season, there was a lot of discussion during Players week about a proper handle. Should they be called the Big Four? The Four Coursemen? The Fore Four? This doctored photo, from The Florida Times-Union, suggested another moniker: the Fab Four.

This is an article from the April 5, 2005 issue

COLOR PHOTO ILLUSTRATION COURTESY OF FLORIDA TIMES-UNION