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July 12, 2005
July 12, 2005

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July 12, 2005

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Tournaments
Update
Preview
2005 British Open
Road Trip
Features/Road Trip
Features/Ernie Els
Features/Jack Niklaus
Features/First Person
Departments

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JULY 12, 2005

This is an article from the July 12, 2005 issue

VOLUME 103, NO. 2A

Contents

 

TOURNAMENTS

8 Wild Western

Jim Furyk fought off a highlight-filled charge by Tiger Woods to win for the first time since 2003 BY GARY VAN SICKLE

• Nonexempt Marisa Baena surprises at the LPGA Match Play

• Rocco Mediate to try his hand at the World Series of Poker

• Chris Couch's cross-handed cure for the pitch yips

14 Back to Reality

Two weeks after his star turn at the U.S. Open, Jason Gore was grinding out a living on the Nationwide tour BY FRANZ LIDZ

 

TEEING OFF

60 Stik Life and times on the PGA Tour

 

British Open

JULY 14-17 ST. ANDREWS OLD COURSE

 

DEPARTMENTS

18 Pro Picks

The best bad-weather players, plus who will win at St. Andrews

23 The Hole Story

The Old Course has been lengthened, but not by as much as they say

26 Prepped

Nick Price knows exactly what to expect during Open week: anything

33 The Best

No one can go low--and score well too--better than Australia's Peter Lonard

43 Player Poll

An SI survey of PGA Tour players on golf and other matters

 

FEATURES

34 Change of Direction

Every April, golfers play the Old Course a "new" way BY ALAN SHIPNUCK

44 Sitting Pretty

Ernie Els is tired of all the talk about his travels BY JOHN GARRITY

48 Nan's Trip

Two Nicklauses will say goodbye to the Open BY MICHAEL BAMBERGER

54 Teen Caddie

An American student gets an Old Course education BY OLIVER HOROVITZ

 

EDITOR James P. Herre

ART DIRECTOR Joanna Farrimond

PHOTO EDITOR Miriam Marseu

DEPUTY EDITOR Jim Gorant

SENIOR WRITERS Michael Bamberger, John Garrity, Alan Shipnuck, Gary Van Sickle

WRITER-REPORTERS Farrell Evans, Rick Lipsey

COPY EDITORS Richard McAdams, Pearl Amy Sverdlin, Bernice Rohret

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COLOR PHOTOANDREW REDINGTON/GETTY IMAGESCOLOR PHOTOFRED VUICH SOD BUSTER The 11th hole at the Old Course.