Category: The Amateur Game - Page 2

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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…

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Hochster Stands Test Of Time

SCARSDALE, NEW YORK | In addition to boasting one of the greatest collections of golf courses in the country, Metropolitan New York is also home to several of the top amateur invitationals in the land. The Travis at the Garden City Golf Club and the Anderson at Winged Foot, to…