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2019 Spirit International Amateur Golf Championship begins

Whispering Pines Golf Club will see competitors from 19 countries and six continents.

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Fly: Montana fly fishing

There are words and books and techniques and lessons, and then there is the river and how you enter it. Does the current push you or flow around you? Is anticipation something you learn in a library or in the water under a big sky?

Features

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.

Pro

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.

Travel

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.

Celebrity

Webb Simpson: Olympic achievement

Webb Simpson is the defending champion this week in the Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass, and the 33-year-old once talked to Kingdom about his close friendship and association with Arnold Palmer, which began when Simpson attended Wake Forest on a Palmer scholarship.

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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