Category Archives: Weekend Hacks: Amateur Golf

A Day At Oakmont, As Good As It Gets

Three Years In The Works I think I was first invited to play Oakmont over three years ago. My friends of 20 years became friendly with a member and the opportunity to play seemed inevitable. But life’s funny in how … Continue reading

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Drama At The Western Am

Western Strong The Western Amateur is largely held as the toughest test in amateur golf. It is also one of the oldest championships of its kind along with its brother, the U.S. Am. The Western tougher than the USGA’s championship … Continue reading

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Mike McCoy Is Augusta Bound

While You Were Sleeping With little acknowledgement from the major golf media outlets, the USGA conducted it’s 33rd iteration of the United States Mid-Amateur Championship this week in Birmingham, Alabama, at the venerable Country Club of Birmingham. If you’re not … Continue reading

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Course Review: The Glen Club

Course Reviews I’m not going to do a ton of course reviews on here, I just don’t play that many new or interesting tracks that I think you want to hear about. Yeah, I’ve been around and played some good … Continue reading

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R.I.P. U.S.A.P.L.

The 3rd Monday in January is like a 2nd Christmas in my world. That’s the day that my state/local golf association opens its tournament registration for the year. You see the locations, dates, and events then select from your ‘menu’ … Continue reading

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