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QUICK TAKE: Nerves Calm As Walker Cup Commences View More
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)

QUICK TAKE: Nerves Calm As Walker Cup Commences

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

QUICK TAKE: Walker Cup Has A Flavor All Its Own

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…

Friday Quad: 4 Best Olympic Cities for Golf View More
Royal Melbourne West is widely considered Australia's best golf course. It's one reason an Olympic return to Melbourne would be ideal for golf.

Friday Quad: 4 Best Olympic Cities for Golf

Is Rio de Janeiro the worst Summer Olympics host city for golf? Most people would answer that question with a “Probably,” “Definitely,” or “What’s the question?!” Between the Zika virus, poverty and a bankrupt government — not to mention a Brazilian president facing impeachment — the city has its problems….