I Was There | 1999 U.S. Open

Payne Stewart and Phil Mickelson staged one of the greatest Open finishes ever. But Payne’s victory was no one-day wonder.

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I Was There | 1979 Masters Tournament

This article appeared in the Spring 2014 issue of LINKS.

By George Sweda

Until the 1979 Masters, Ed Sneed usually was referred to as either Sam Snead’s son, nephew, or cousin (despite the different spellings of their last names), or “that other golfer from Ohio State”—the other “other” being Jack Nicklaus, of course, but also could have been Tom Weiskopf, Jerry McGee, or John Cook, all of whom were in the field at Augusta that year, as well.

However, the moment that Masters was over, everyone knew who Sneed was.

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Cinderella Story

By Holly Bird

I find myself more saddened than I expected over the news today that Harold Ramis died. I only knew him for a few months in the summer of 1979, when I was eighteen years old and following him around with a clipboard, wearing his viewfinder on a lanyard around my neck.

I was home in Ft.

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I Was There| 1989 Walker Cup Match

Appeared in the Winter 2014 issue of LINKS.

By Jay Sigel

Going into the final afternoon singles matches of the 1989 Walker Cup Match at Peachtree Golf Club in Atlanta, the U.S.

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