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The final hole of the World Amateur Team Championships is a 787-yard par 6

Par 5s usually make for good finishing holes, but what about par 6s?That's what players in the field at this week's World Amateur Team Championship in Japan will find themselves tackling on the Oshitate Course...
Monday, 9/8/2014 at 10:13AM
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Why so many top amateurs are turning pro this week -- and the unintended consequence

By Ryan Herrington Where do you return the little (a) when you turn pro? Officials at this week's Travelers Championship have a surplus of them as college standouts Patrick Rodgers (college player of the year),...
Wednesday, 6/18/2014 at 10:14AM
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Fresh off recent disappointments, Kuchar still savoring Masters opportunity

By Dave Shedloski AUGUSTA, Ga. -- When Matt Kuchar stepped off the golf course Thursday following a 1-over-par 73 to open the 78th Masters, he was summoned to the interview area near the scoring...
Saturday, 4/12/2014 at 7:47PM
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USGA selects eight collegians for 2014 U.S. Curtis Cup squad

By Ryan HerringtonThirteen months after being named the 2014 U.S. Curtis Cup captain, Ellen Port finally knows the eight-player team she'll be taking with her to St. Louis C.C. as the Americans attempt to avenge...
Thursday, 3/13/2014 at 4:53PM
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USGA still deciding on allowing distance measuring devices for its amateur championships

By Ryan Herrington A simple question arises after hearing of the R&A's Monday announcement that it has approved the use of distance measuring devices for its amateur championships in 2014: Will the USGA follow suit?...
Tuesday, 1/28/2014 at 11:32AM
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Holly Sonders reaffirms her rock star status, receives invitation to Humana Challenge Pro-Am

By Geoff ShackelfordGolf Channel "personality" Holly Sonders will be teeing it up in the amateur portion of this week's Humana Challenge.The popular fixture of Morning Drive and other shows received one of four invitations extended...
Monday, 1/13/2014 at 4:40PM
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Amateur Kim makes himself at home on the big stage

By Max Adler ARDMORE, Pa. -- On Monday, 19-year-old amateur Michael Kim was in the Merion pro shop looking for a caddie, and on Saturday he was looking at his name two shots out of...
Saturday, 6/15/2013 at 10:22PM
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Who will be this year's breakthrough amateur?

By Ryan HerringtonARDMORE, PA. -- They say they're holding the 113th U.S. Open here this week, but some suggest what's really going on at Merion GC is one last practice session for the University of...
Wednesday, 6/12/2013 at 9:24AM
Golf Digest Woman / Ask Stina

Ask Stina: All's Fair In Love And Golf

"Can I try your new driver?" Is this some kind of no-no?
June 2013
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Amateur Public Links Championship: Past Its Prime

The end of Amateur Public Links Championship may seem like a snub to public golfers. The reality is the championship lost its way long ago.
February 14, 2013
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