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Golf and the American Presidency

  American Presidents Play Golf Many of us in the states this week were quick to notice that President Obama played golf for his 51st birthday, and the statistics began to pour out for American presidents and this favorite White House game. Strange, that the American public enjoys golf so much, but casts a disapproving …

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Winners, Losers and Danger: The Week in Golf

Stacy Lewis, Jason Duffer, Bubba Watson, Se Ri Park, What an interesting week it was in the world of golf, from a weekender’s unexpected round to disturbing injuries and breakthrough wins for two on the men’s and women’s tours. Both events on the LPGA and PGA tours were cliffhangers this week, and it was difficult …

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Scotland Besieged: Ancient Chinese Golf

We see it everywhere – “North Carolina, First in Flight,” Columbus and the new world (“In the name of Queen Isabella”), Russia sending the first human into space and the advent of vodka (“Vee inwented it”). We love competition. We love races, and above all, as nationalistic points of pride, we love inventing things before …

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