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A Royal Reprieve: Royal Portrush

The Open is returning to Northern Ireland for the first time in 68 years. Skipping two generations, the people of Portrush thought they would never see the glint of the Claret Jug again

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All English: Tennis at Wimbledon

Most of us can picture that moment of spellbinding tension when Roger Federer tosses the ball into the air to serve with impossible grace at match point in the Men’s Final on Centre Court at Wimbledon.

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A Royal Reprieve: Royal Portrush

The Open is returning to Northern Ireland for the first time in 68 years. Skipping two generations, the people of Portrush thought they would never see the glint of the Claret Jug again

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Cool-hand Koepka

Despite winning his first major title at the 2017 U.S. Open at Erin Hills, Brooks Koepka came into the 2018 majors on the outer reaches of the media radar.

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Pure Original: the Land Rover by Arkonik

For those in search of a bespoke icon, something universally admired, globally proven, impressively useful and immensely personal, UK firm Arkonik will build you the best Land Rover Defender on the road today.

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2019 U.S. Open: Mickelson’s birthday wish

Phil Mickelson turns 49 on Sunday, the day of the U.S. Open’s final round, when the local favorite would love nothing more than to complete his Career Grand Slam at Pebble Beach.

Phone a friend

It will be particularly poignant for the Palmer and Stephens families when the 2019 Arnold Palmer Cup arrives at Arkansas’ beautiful Alotian Club.

Roosevelt’s Lasting Gift: WPA & Bethpage

The legacy of President Franklin D. Roosevelt includes the Works Progress Administration, that helped to lift the United States out of the Great Depression. As Dave Shedloski writes, the WPA also added a new dimension to majors golf.

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New age in the Old Country: golf in Virginia

The history of the colonized United States does not date back further than Virginia and its early 17th century origins, yet this state of mountain ranges and vast swathes of untouched woodland is also home to some of the finest golf in modern America.

The Amateur Creed

With amateur golf being boosted by the inauguration of the Augusta National Women’s Amateur in 2019, Robin Barwick reflects on the amateur spirit of Bobby Jones and the Victorian heyday of amateurism.

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