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A Day at the Races

April 13, 2013
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LINKS75 has moved on to historic ground. The world’s oldest golf course according to a united committee at the Guinness Book of Records. The official diploma has pride of place in the foyer. In the car park we join up with some of the day’s combatants, 30 Englishmen versus 30 Scots in an annual match […]

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The Open at Royal St George’s

December 9, 2012

Since 1894 fourteen golfers have raised The Claret Jug at Royal St George’s. J.H Taylor won the first championship outside of Scotland.  It is also a site that has seen both Harry Vardon and Walter Hagen win twice – Harry in a 36 hole play-off back in 1911. Then the rare sight of the opponent, […]

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Following the Footsteps of Heroes at Royal Lytham

August 22, 2012
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We awake in the world’s best British Open dormy. Dog, having the lawnmower as an alarm clock, puts down his  other foot and hangs his bag over his right shoulder. Blackpool has left behind the pinstripes and wears for the day the club emblem nearest to his heart. Already on the 1st tee we feel […]

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