The return of the Open Championship to Royal Liverpool has me recalling the day I booked the Fab Four—out of sheer desperation—for a 10-minute gig at a rate of 500 pounds,
and how singularly unimpressed I was
Appeared in Summer 2014 LINKS
Mike Adams and T.J. Tomasi 2000
When you find your ball in deep rough you have to make two critical evaluations: “What score do I need to make?” and “How will...
Payne Stewart and Phil Mickelson staged one of the greatest Open finishes ever. But Payne’s victory was no one-day wonder.
In LINKS’s Silver Anniversary issue last fall, readers may recall the surprise atop the leaderboard of the 25 greatest architects of all time. The winner of that survey was Harry S. Colt (1869–1951), a lawyer and former Cambridge University golf captain who left his position as club secretary of England’s Sunningdale Golf Club to become the pivotal figure in golf’s first truly global design firm, Colt, Alison, & Morrison. In this partnership, C.H. Alison took on projects in far-flung locales like Japan and New Zealand, while Colt worked primarily in the British Isles and Continental Europe.
Is there anything Pinehurst bookseller Tom Stewart has not done?
Skip the stuff Dad will never use, the splashy ties and whiffle balls and stroke counters. If he’s a golfer and a gentleman, he’ll cherish a thoughtful, well-chosen gift, from a stylish summer shirt to an unforgettable golf cruise.
With a hidden ball marker and quarter-inch adjustability, this inventive belt is as functional as it is fashionable
With all the odd things going on in the game, maybe the golf gods are messing with us
Whether you consider The Players the ‘fifth major’ or ‘the best of the rest,’ one thing is clear: it’s one heck of a tournament with a strong identity that fans look forward to more each...