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Kentish Corner: the links of Kent

The Open returns to its southernmost post next summer, to Royal St. George’s in the medieval town of Sandwich, so we headed to the Kent coast to explore its links heritage

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Arnie & Jack: Friends & Rivals

Having turned 80 in January, the great Jack Nicklaus spoke to Kingdom about his friendship and rivalry with Arnold Palmer, which ham and egged for more than six decades

Bernhard Langer: Playing the waiting game

The Coronavirus pandemic has brought many aspects of everyday life to an eerie standstill. Bernhard Langer spoke to Robin Barwick about putting his prolific career on pause and waiting to meet his new grandchild

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Members on the move: multi-club memberships

There will come a point when lockdown can stand down and when it does, golfers will appreciate time on the golf course more than ever. Golfers will still want to sign up to memberships, yet they have become more discerning and expect a greater return

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Blind Golfers

A humbling example of strength and achievement to anyone who’s ever complained about the game’s frustrations

Maria Fassi: A New Force

As Maria Fassi makes strides in her first full season on the LPGA Tour, the Mexican golfer could not hope for a better mentor, her compatriot Lorena Ochoa

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Jon Rahm: The Boy from Bilbao

Jon Rahm is from Barrika on Spain’s northern coast, near Bilbao and just 60 miles from Pedrena, where the great Seve Ballesteros was born. Both grew up with the Bay of Biscay as a backdrop and that is where their similarities only begin

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Golf and gimmicks

Golf has a tradition—one that is peerless among all sports—for strange training aids and contraptions.

Tiger Woods: O Captain! My Captain!

Tiger Woods has arrived at Royal Melbourne Golf Club in Australia as captain of the United States Presidents Cup team and at a career crossroads. Just as it seemed the most extraordinary talent of his generation was about to slide gracefully into a more ambassadorial orbit, Woods has pressed rewind on his playing career. Either way, as Dave Shedloski writes, the acumen, intellect and competitive instincts of Woods have not changed a bit

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Juli Inkster: The Greatest Half

The Solheim Cup heads to Scotland’s famous Gleneagles Hotel in September, when Juli Inkster will become the first golfer to captain the American team three times. Loved by the players and admired by the selection committee, the popular leader spoke to Kingdom.

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