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MR. FANCY PANTS

April 05, 2005
April 05, 2005

Table of Contents
April 5, 2005

The Table of Contents
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

Departments
Features
Teeing Off

MR. FANCY PANTS

If someone asked you about the golfer from the U.K. with the funky pants, you might assume he was talking about Ian Poulter, but Darren Clarke is making a move on the title these days. Behold exhibits A, B, and C from the Players Championship.

This is an article from the April 5, 2005 issue

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