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Golf Is the Game of a Lifetime, Here’s Proof

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If you’re new to our course, you may want to subscribe to our RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!They say golf is the game of a lifetime and while many of us come to the game late those that stick with it do so exactly for that reason. For one of the many attributes of playing golf is that we can play it until we end up on the other side of the divots. John Feinstein gives us a profile of… Continue Reading

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Paula Creamer Wants the LPGA at Augusta

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Paula Creamer loves Augusta National and The Masters like most of us. Creamer has attended The Masters to watch her male counterparts compete on a few occasions. And she isn’t shy about showing her fondness for Augusta and is pining for the green jackets to host a women’s tournament at Augusta National. But she’ll have to be satisfied with watching the men once a year and getting on the course as a guest.  There won’t be an LPGA event at… Continue Reading

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PGA’s Tribute to Ron Sirak

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Last week Ron Sirak received the PGA of America’s Lifetime Achievement Award. Sirak has been writing for 35 years and covering golf full time for twenty. He revolutionized the way the AP covered golf and has become one of the most respected men in the game. You can read his heartfelt acceptance speech here. Below is a video shown at the awards dinner. It’s a great tribute to Sirak and the way he has covered golf and the people in… Continue Reading

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Spieth Making the Rounds In His Green Jacket

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Jordan Spieth has been going non-stop since he slipped on that green jacket on Monday night.  He did the Empire State Building Monday and stopped by Letterman later in the day. The pace gets no easier today with plenty more commitments for the New Face of American Golf.  Spieth stays committed to playing in this week at Hrbour Town.  Of course he does, he’s Jordan Spieth our new American hero. Tuesday’s Schedule 7:10 a.m. – Live phone interview with ESPN’s… Continue Reading

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Spieth & McIlroy: Our Next Rivalry?

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In the afterglow of Jordan Spieth’s historic win at The Masters it is easy to get all giddy about what Jordan Spieth can do for golf. We who really watch golf know there is no “next Tiger Woods” just as there was no “next Jack Nicklaus” back in the ‘80’s. The “next one” can’t be christened off of a major win or a great season. The “next one” just evolves. He grows and blossoms after tests, and trials and years… Continue Reading

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The Past, Present & Future All Converge at Augusta National

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The Green Jacketed One Percenters of Augusta National may take some heat for being the rich, ruling class of America with little interaction with the masses except for one week a year but one thing we can’t deny about the members of Augusta: they know how to put on a great golf tournament. While many of the members are busy running our country many are totally consumed with putting on the most memorable of majors. This week was no different… Continue Reading

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Ten Things I Think…Masters Style

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1.  When Bubba Watson won his first Masters he was dubbed an American Folk hero. Jordan Spieth is just a plain old hero. 2.  Wire to wire win, setting Masters records all over the place, green jacket and all the perks that it brings…not bad for a kid that would be graduating from college next month if he hadn’t turned pro. I think Spieth made the right career choice.  3.  Props to Justin Rose for reclaiming his championship form which… Continue Reading

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Expert Picks: And The Winner Is…

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The totals are in and our yearly foray into the world of prognostication has paid off for one lucky Links Life Golfer…namely me. In a very close race at The Masters, I was able to finish with a slight lead over The Greek. We both had Spieth, Rory and Bubba but I opted for Day while The Greek took Walker. That was the difference.  The final standings: Big Skins 384 points The Greek 378 points Lil Skins 350.5 points Big… Continue Reading

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Jordan Spieth, It’s Not All About Him

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Winning a major championship changes a player’s life. Winning your first major championship really changes a player’s life. And winning The Masters in record setting fashion could cause a player to actually start to believe all the great things written about them. But I don’t think that will be the case with Jordan Spieth. Our 2015 Masters Champion became the second youngest winner at Augusta National and at twenty one years of age it would be easy to imagine him… Continue Reading

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Jordan Spieth Wins 1st Masters

Defending champion Watson of the U.S. puts the traditional green jacket on compatriot Spieth after Spieth won the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Course in Augusta

One of the most over used clichés in sport is that The Masters doesn’t start until the back nine on Sunday. Well this year Jordan Spieth proved that wrong. Spieth’s record setting performance at Augusta had the best golfers in the world chasing him from day one. An opening 64 backed up by a 66 had Spieth so far ahead there was little chance of ever being caught. This year The Masters started on the front nine on Saturday when… Continue Reading

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