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Walker Cup

Some classic courses are steeped in history.The Country Club, in Brookline, Mass., is drenched in it. In historical significance, The Country Club takes a back seat to no other.Consider its very name....

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Letter from St. Andrews: Cup of History

Appeared in 2008 Nov/Dec LINKS

It’s been an Olympics-centric year hereabouts, what with Great Britain finishing a surprising fourth in the medal totals at the recently completed Games in Beijing, with the city of...

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Power Play Golf Game

My next door neighbor Gordon is a proud if somewhat outspoken Scotsman who, after a pint or three, is fond of reminding me of all the wonderful things that have been invented by his countrymen—from...

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Slow Play in Golf

Recently I played in a stroke-play club competition. My group of three happened to draw the first starting time on the Old Course: 7 a.m. None of us played particularly well, but when we walked...

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Letter from St. Andrews: Head, Heart, Hands, Health

Appeared May/June 2008 LINKS

In the mind of any clear-thinking golf aficionado, surely there is no longer a question of whether Tiger Woods is the greatest player of all time. All you Jones Junkies,...

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Two Pups and One Underdog

It was 25 years ago this month that my New York City roommate and I packed our bags for the guy trip of our lives, a boondoggle to the Masters. We were a...

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Letter from St. Andrews: Out of Left Field

Appeared in January/February 2008 LINKS

Very seldom do I stray from my beloved St. Andrews nest to other parts of Scotland, but when I do, I invariably discover something interesting—or odd.

Case in point, a...

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Courses New and Old

Here’s a good one for you. Roughly one year ago, I was invited to design a golf course. In China. 
   
Now, what I didn’t know about golf course architecture—and for that matter, China—could have filled an...

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Letter from St. Andrews: Ladies First

Appeared in July/Aug 2007

Unlike in America, where the U.S. Golf Association runs the women’s national championship, the Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews has no official role in the British...

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Letter from St. Andrews: A Glimpse of Seven

Appeared in Jan/Feb 2006

I’m sitting in a little trailer, high atop a hill precisely two miles east of the center of St. Andrews. The trailer is unfurnished except for a simple table and...

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