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Work of Art

Godfather Of Long Drive Back In Amateur Golf

Art Sellinger, 53, the long-drive guru who transformed the World Long Drive Championship into the spectacle it became, is now teeing it up...

Mr. 56: Maccario Rides Momentum As Mid-Am

It's clear that Nick Maccario, who won the 2019 Massachusetts Mid-Amateur by 15 strokes and has added impressive finishes since, has the game...

History Infuses Birmingham’s National Senior-Junior Stewardship

John Birmingham, who passed away Thursday, was a steadfast leader of the National Senior-Junior Championship with a long history in amateur golf. His...

James Sugrue

Amateur Void Gives Augusta Options 

With the 2021 Masters field including only three amateurs because of pandemic-related cancellations in 2020, there is ample opportunity for the Masters committee...

ALLEN PEAKE

Taking A Peake At A Senior Amateur Iron Man

After leaving behind careers as a restaurant owner and Georgia state representative, Allen Peake has become a senior amateur iron man. Our Sean...

Sarah Ingram

With Curtis Cup Captaincy, Ingram Savors Renaissance

After being away from the game for 22 years following a stellar amateur career in the 1980s and '90s, Sarah Ingram started working...

Lukas Michel

Quarantined Michel Reflects On Amateur’s Dream Come True 

Lukas Michel lived every amateur golfer’s dream in November – if that dream means flying halfway around the world on Masters Sunday after...

Jill Thornhill, Caroline Weeks

A Legendary Mother-Daughter Match Marks Rich Amateur History

Any time now, mother Jill Thornhill, aged 78, will be playing daughter Caroline Weeks, 57, in the second round of the Women’s Match-Play...

Blue-Collar Roots Led Delcher To Form Players Amateur

Duke Delcher has competed in 27 USGA championships across more than five decades, he played in the Walker Cup as a 41-year-old and...

CHIP LUTZ, SWILCAN BRIDGE, 2019 BRITISH SENIOR OPEN

Senior Amateur Stalwart Lutz Scales Back

In the world of senior amateur golf, few people have assembled as impressive a playing résumé over the past decade as Chip Lutz....

Paul Simson

Paul Simson Says It’s Great To Be A Super Senior

Ask 69-year old Paul Simson how many golf tournaments he has won and he laughs. The number is somewhere north of 200 but...

Bruce Heppler

Building A Buzz

Georgia Tech Celebrates A Quarter Century With Heppler

When Georgia Tech's Tyler Strafaci recently won the U.S. Amateur, he became the third of Yellow Jackets coach Bruce Heppler's charges to capture...