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July 18, 2006

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David Howell Cover - Sports Illustrated July 18, 2006

July 18, 2006 | FRANZ LIDZ
Lost in a crowd of more heralded young stars, Brittany Lincicome used booming drives and a hot putter to step to the forefront at the HSBC Match Play Championship

July 18, 2006 | FRANZ LIDZ
Do You Know Michelle? Oui

July 18, 2006
Like a golfing prodigal son, a grand championship returns to its English roots

July 18, 2006 | Kevin Cook
Hosting its first Open in four decades, Royal Liverpool--which dates back to Old Tom Morris's older brother, no less--offers choices and challenges that might flummox the field if the wind howls...

July 18, 2006 | Kevin Cook
In 1872, Royal Liverpool staged the richest tournament in early golf history. The question: Could anyone beat Tommy Morris?

July 18, 2006
At Royal Liverpool, as at many private courses in Great Britain, there's a club within the club, called the Artesans. In Hoylake, the 40 or so workingmen in this club, which has its own modest...

July 18, 2006
On the condition of anonymity a PGA Tour pro assesses Royal Liverpool--you won't be saved by any concession tents here, Lefty, you'll be O.B.--and ranks the top 10 contenders (in ascending order)...

July 18, 2006

July 18, 2006 | Alan Shipnuck
David Howell, a blue-collar lad with a bent spine, has become Britain's best hope

July 18, 2006 | Compiled by GEOFF SHACKELFORD
Royal Liverpool, the British Open site better known as Hoylake, doesn't look like one of the epic seaside British courses we've come to know. It doesn't have the towering dunes of a Royal St....

July 18, 2006 | Danielle Dowling
The Open Championship will be subject to not just the ground at Hoylake, but also to the skies

July 18, 2006 | John Garrity
The man who gave his name to famous flameouts puts Phil Mickelson's Winged Foot collapse in perspective

July 18, 2006 | GARY VAN SICKLE
Trevor Immelman won the Western in style, but it was the post--U.S. Open, pre--British Open return of the game's two biggest stars that got all the attention

July 18, 2006 | KEVIN COOK
Everybody talks about the Beatles, but there was another Liverpool band--one that fizzled because of its relentless focus on golf. Meet the ... TRAGICAL BLISTERY TOUR

July 18, 2006 | GARY VAN SICKLE
TIGERSPEAK Care to take a mulligan on that answer?

July 18, 2006 | JOHN GARRITY
With the gallery rooting for local hero Tom Watson, consummate performer Allen Doyle embraced the role of spoiler and won a second consecutive U.S. Senior Open

July 18, 2006 | Art Stricklin
Out of His Funk