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QUICK TAKE: Featured Groupings for U.S. Amateur View More
England’s Alfie Plant stands on the second tee at Royal Birkdale, where he was the low amateur at the 2017 Open Championship. (REUTERS/Paul Childs)

QUICK TAKE: Featured Groupings for U.S. Amateur

The USGA has decided to add some spice to the stroke-play qualifying rounds of next week’s U.S. Amateur at Riviera Country Club and Bel Air Country Club in Los Angeles. As is the case with many professional events, the national championship will, for the first time, include a set of…

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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Fitzpatrick’s First Big Decision

Barely two weeks into a new year and a couple of stories have knocked us onto our heels. Those with news antennae attuned to relationships probably expected the engagement of Rory McIlroy to Caroline Wozniacki. But Matthew Fitzpatrick, the Englishman who won the U.S. Amateur last summer on his way…

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Reflections On the Amateur Season

Reflections on a long summer on the amateur trail: Jordan Niebrugge is a stud. The Oklahoma State sophomore is a classic late bloomer. Ranked outside the top 100 in the World Amateur Golf Ranking as the summer began, Niebrugge won the U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship and the Western Amateur…

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Yanks Strike Out Near Boston

BROOKLINE, MASSACHUSETTS | One hundred years ago here at The Country Club, Francis Ouimet became America’s first bona fide golf hero, a little-known local amateur who took down legendary English professionals Harry Vardon and Ted Ray to win the U.S. Open. Last week, in this cradle of the American game,…