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Arnold Palmer and the Presidents Cup

Arnold Palmer was Presidents Cup captain for the United States in 1996 and his final tilt at the helm was memorable indeed

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Grate Times: Holiday cheese board

Nothing elevates a party quite like a well-curated cheese board. But what to include…? For answers we turned to Tonda Corrente, aka La Femme du Fromage

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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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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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.

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

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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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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