Category: The Amateur Game - Page 2

Unfiltered Honesty From Schneiderjans At U.S. Amateur

Johns Creek, Ga. | Confidence is a critical component of golf. If you don’t believe you’re supposed to win, you might as well go home and save yourself the trouble. But there’s also a fine line. You have to believe you’re better than everyone else in the field, but if…

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Joe Sixpack Tips A Cap To Publinks Demise

Eight years ago, Herbie Aikens qualified for his first U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship. For a Boston-area native who still was new to competitive amateur golf, it was a Red Sox-winning-the-World-Series type of feeling. “I felt like my feet weren’t even on the ground,” he recalled. “I still think that…

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Mass. Golfers Accused of Insider Trading

Phil Mickelson isn’t the only golfer whose name has come up in an insider-trading probe lately. Federal investigators last week accused a group of friends that includes some of Massachusetts’ leading amateur competitors of profiting handsomely from stock market trades placed with insider information, multiples news outlets have reported. Last…

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New Life Breathed Into Trans-Miss

TULSA, OKLAHOMA | Board president Steve Hatchett has been around the Trans-Mississippi Championship long enough to remember literally begging to get into the event as a college golfer at Wichita State, then feeling like he had finally hit the big time when he stepped to the first tee. Texas Golf…