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He’s No Daredevil

Kelly Knievel Gets His Kicks From Golf

Kelly Knievel, son of the late legendary daredevil Evil Knievel, is no daredevil himself but he is seeking a few thrills at the...

Women’s Am Champ Ruffels Evokes Compelling Comparisons

Gabriela Ruffels, fresh off her victory at the U.S. Women's Amateur, is drawing the praise you might expect of a champion. But one...

Stating His Case

Precocious Castillo Makes Compelling Walker Cup Argument

Ricky Castillo, an 18-year-old from Southern California, has made a compelling case to be included on the U.S. Walker Cup team. He turned...

Amateur Breadth On Full Display In Pinehurst 

Pinehurst and the U.S. Amateur Championship have been reunited this week, the third time the men’s championship has been played in the spot...

Confidence And Youth Go Hand In Hand At Women’s Am

A youth movement is on full display at the U.S. Women's Amateur this week. Our Cassie Stein writes about the confident personalities that...

Elliott’s Excellent Expedition

Top Senior Amateur Shines In Whirlwind Trip To U.K.

Gene Elliott, a top senior amateur golfer from Iowa, just completed a whirlwind journey through the U.K. that included playing both the Senior...

The Walker Cup’s Predicament

A Slimmer Body Of Work Among U.S. Team Candidates 

In a surprising departure from past Walker Cup cycles, some of the U.S. team candidates have scaled back their amateur schedules. The challenge...

From St. Kitts To The Porter Cup

In St. Kitts, a small Caribbean Island colonized by the French and English with a current population of about 40,000, the most popular...

Blooming English Lily

Humphreys Poised To Be England’s Next Star 

Lily May Humphreys, who is set to be the first new English player to make the European Junior Solheim Cup team since Georgia...

Jeronimo Esteve’s Resilient Journey

As a rule, competitive golfers do not receive much praise for their physical toughness. But more than a few have shown their resilience...

‘Like A Vapor’

U.S. Senior Open Provides Hug That Might Not Have Been

In late 2018 at the end of what Sean Knapp called a dream year – he played the USGA’s Celebration of Champions at...

Women’s Porter Cup Deserves A Better Shake

As Jackie Rogowicz was tapping in her par putt for the biggest tournament victory of her life at the Women's Porter Cup, a...