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September 15, 2008

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FEDEX CUP AT THE BMW, V IS FOR VILLEGAS, VICTORY—AND VIJAY

RYDER CUP PREVIEW

BLUEGRASS BRED
Kenny Perry Stays True to His Roots
by Alan Shipnuck

THE UN-NATURAL
Padraig Harrington Does More with Less
by Michael Bamberger

RYDER RANKINGS
SI's Exclusive Player Ratings, from 1 to 24

PLUS
• Why the U.S. Can't Win: Fact and Fiction • Europe's Big Secret: Food Groups • PGA Tour Confidential • Team Building

DRIVING RANGE
Tempting Target
The par-4 13th at Valhalla is only 352 yards long, but has an island green. Will anyone risk it?

PHOTOCOVER PHOTOGRAPH BY FRED VUICH

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)