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New Year…Classic Values

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It’s been nearly a full year since I last posted here on Links Life Golf and it has been a year of learning for sure. I’ve had some serious family health issues that has taken my focus off of golf…and most else for that matter. But during these past months I have learned so much about so many things. Yes, you kind of become an instant expert on a condition that effects your family and try do anything to help… Continue Reading

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Jenny Shin Breaks Through for First LPGA Win

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It may have taken longer than she had wanted but Jenny Shin finally captured her first LPGA win at the Volunteers of America Texas Shootout. Shin, 23 first turned pro in 2010 and started on the LPGA in 2011 was able to finally earn her win in her 133rd start. She’s another of the North Koreans that have been dominating the LPGA recently but Shin’s story has a different twist. She started playing golf at nine and her parents decided… Continue Reading

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Ramblings From the Easy Chair

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by G. Rennie Two of America’s finest and most under appreciated golfers from the second half of the 20th century died this past week. Charlie Sifford passed on at the age of 92 on Tuesday February 4th in Cleveland, Ohio. Sifford was the Jackie Robinson of golf as he was the first African-American to be admitted to the PGA Tour. While Robinson broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball in 1947 it took until 1961 for the PGA to… Continue Reading

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Stricker Looking to Make History at the John Deere Classic

by Jeff Skinner Steve Stricker returns to his home away from home this week as he tees it up at what has to be his favorite PGA Tour stop The John Deere Classic in Silvis Illinois.  It’s almost like a home game for Stricker who played golf at the University of Illinois and he lives about three hours north in Madison Wisconsin.  Stricker says he loves living in the mid-west despite the tough winters. Playing in the friendly surroundings of… Continue Reading

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