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QUICK TAKE: A Hall Of Fame Induction To Remember

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John Hopkins delivers the induction speech for Henry Longhurst at the World Golf Hall of Fame ceremony.

NEW YORK | They squared a circle in Wall Street. To a cacophony of the sounds of New York City from outside, and to cheers, tears and laughter from inside the building, Davis Love III, Meg Mallon and Lorena Ochoa were among those inducted into the World Golf Hall of…

QUICK TAKE: Nerves Calm As Walker Cup Commences

GB&I's Harry Ellis speaks with Fox analyst Brad Faxon at The Walker Cup at Los Angeles Country Club. (Photo credit: (USGA/Chris Keane)

LOS ANGELES | The microphone clicked, disturbing the still California air and a firm voice started up: ”Welcome to the opening matches of the 46th playing of the Walker Cup.” It was moments before 7:15 am at Los Angeles Country Club and 10 amateur golfers from Great Britain and Ireland…

QUICK TAKE: Walker Cup Has A Flavor All Its Own

The Walker Cup Trophy (Photo credit: David Cannon/R&A via Getty Images)

LOS ANGELES | The Walker Cup is: The biennial two-day match-play event between amateurs from the US and Great Britain and Ireland named after the grandfather of former President George HW Bush and the great grandfather of George W Bush, the 41st and 43rd presidents of the US, respectively. The…

WATCH: McIlroy Plays Incredible Pitch And Run Up Cart Path

Rory McIlroy plays a shot off the cart path on the 10th hole at Quail Hollow Club during the 2017 PGA Championship. (Photo credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA – Seve’s famous escape from a bunker during the 1983 Ryder Cup? The shot he played with a 3 wood scarcely touching any sand on the 18th hole of his match against Fuzzy Zoeller? I saw that. I was standing right behind it, perhaps 50 feet away,…

QUICK TAKE: Mail Call, Mr Bevacqua

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Dustin Johnson plays into the 15th hole during the first round of the PGA Championship at Quail Hollow. (Photo Credit: Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports)

The following letter addressed to a Mr Pete Bevacqua at the PGA of America has fallen into our hands. In the interest of national security, we believe its contents should be revealed. Here goes: Dear Mr Bevacqua, Forgive this intrusion by a visitor from the old country but If you’re…

QUICK TAKE: Quail Hollow – What’s In A Name

Who names their golf courses better? Great Britain or the United States?

CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA | Didn’t someone once say that Britain and the US were two nations divided by a common language? It can be said that in golf the two countries are also divided by a common language. Bunkers and traps. Tee ball and drive. Flagstick and pin. Semi-rough and…