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Interview
February 22nd, 2014

Legendary Golfer Gary Player On The Death Of The Eisenhower Tree

Golf legend Gary Player joins us to discuss the death of the tree that plagued U.S. President Dwight Eisenhower’s golf game.

In Depth
February 8th, 2014

Clearview Golf Course Ripe With History

In 1946, William Powell opened the first integrated golf course in the United States. Bill was joined by Powell’s daughter Renee and USGA historian Michael Trostel to explore the significance of Clearview Golf Club.

Interview
September 21st, 2013

Shaun Powell: Mariano Rivera Going Out On Top

New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera is nearing the end of his illustrious career, but he’s not the only athlete who’s walked away while still successful. Shaun Powell of Sports on Earth joins Bill to talk about others who went out on top.

Feature
August 17th, 2013

The Past And Present Of Golf’s U.S. Amateur

The USGA’s oldest championship, the U.S. Amateur, dates back to 1895. Since its inception, the event has gone through a number of transformations, from the country’s premier event to a training ground for the world’s top golfers. Bill Littlefield reports on the historic event from the site of the 2013 competition in Brookline, Mass.

Only A Blog
August 13th, 2013
By Martin Kessler

Tiger Woods Stuck At 14 Majors

Still chasing Jack Nicklaus and his 18 majors, Tiger Woods finished in a tie for 40th at the PGA Championship over the weekend. Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce was there to witness the performance.

Feature
August 3rd, 2013
By Ron Schachter

Shanshan Feng Helps Golf Grow In China

At the RICOH Women’s British Open this weekend at St. Andrews in Scotland, top-ranked Korean golfer Inbee Park is aiming to win an unprecedented fourth straight major in a single season. But as Only A Game’s Ron Schachter reports, there’s an opponent in the field from a nearby country who has already made some history of her own.

Feature
July 20th, 2013

Golf Carts Beware: Hovercrafts Are Here

Once a thing of the Space-Age future, hovercrafts now exist. An Ohio golf course is about to become the first club to put them into regular use as golf carts. Bill Littlefield speaks to the course’s managing director about the plan.

Commentary
July 3rd, 2013

Inbee Park On Cusp Of A Major Accomplishment

South Korea’s Inbee Park made history on Sunday by becoming the first woman to win the first three majors of the year since Babe Didrikson Zaharias did it in 1950. Among those impressed was Bill Littlefield.

Featured Book
June 15th, 2013

‘Great Moments of the U.S. Open': A Historical Overview Of A Golf Major

Bill Littlefield speaks with two-time U.S. Open winner and World Golf Hall of Famer Billy Casper and Michael Trostel, co-author of the new book ‘Great Moments of the U.S. Open.’

Letters
June 1st, 2013

Favorite Center Fielders, Yearning For Hockey Talk, And More

Only A Game listeners have been writing, Tweeting, Facebooking and even phoning in their thoughts on our recent shows. Bill Littlefield sifts through the various correspondences.

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