MASTERSPREVIEW

APRIL 9--12,AUGUSTA NATIONAL GOLF CLUB, AUGUSTA, GA.

FEATURES

28 PGA TOURCONFIDENTIAL
BY MICHAEL BAMBERGER, JOHN GARRITY, DAMON HACK, ALAN SHIPNUCK, GARY VAN SICKLEAND AN ANONYMOUS PRO

46 OUT ON ALIMB
Going for a third straight major, Padraig Harrington plans to attack
BY ALAN SHIPNUCK

58 HAIRAPPARENT
Rory McIlroy, at 19, has the game and the charisma to be golf's next star
BY MICHAEL BAMBERGER

DEPARTMENTS

44 MY FAVORITESPOT
BY JOHN GARRITY

52 IF YOU'REGOING....
BY JOE PASSOV

54 THE LASTMASTER
BY ERRIE BALL

72 TELEVISETHIS
BY KEVIN COOK

MY BAG FOR THEMASTERS

Change drivers,drop an iron, add a hybrid? Eight top pros, including defending champ TrevorImmelman and Phil Mickelson (right, Lefty's bag), reveal which clubs they'll bepacking at Augusta
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TOURNAMENTS

10 TIGER IS SOREADY
Yes, Woods still has some issues, but his comeback win at Bay Hill says itall
BY GARY VAN SICKLE

14 LOOKING GOOD,LADIES
Tired of all the bad news in golf? The LPGA's winning streak will cheer youup
BY ALAN SHIPNUCK

22 SEÑORMOMENT
The Cap Cana Championship is a model for success on the Champions tour
BY DAMON HACK

COVER
PHOTOGRAPH BY ROBERT BECK

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PHOTOTIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/GETTY IMAGES (10TH AT AUGUSTA)TEN-ACIOUS The slopy par-4 10th serves as the gateway to Amen Corner. PHOTOROBERT BECK (HARRINGTON)FIRST INSTINCT Harrington will take risks to win the Masters. PHOTOFRED VUICH (BAG)

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)