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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.

In Depth
May 25th, 2013
By Greg Echlin

Golfer Vijay Singh Gets Older…Sues The PGA

It’s time for veteran golfer Vijay Singh to decide whether he can still compete on the regular PGA Tour, or if it’s time for a move to the senior circuit. As Only A Game’s Greg Echlin reports, that decision is made even more complicated by the lawsuit Singh has brought against the PGA.

Commentary
May 22nd, 2013

Golf Adds Another Rule To Its Repertoire

The USGA has decided to ban anchored putting beginning in 2016. Bill Littlefield thinks the ruling is just one in a long line of confusing and silly golf rules.

In The News
April 13th, 2013

Pimento Cheese Sandwich Controversy At Augusta National

Augusta National’s pimento cheese sandwiches are a time-honored tradition of the Masters. This year they’re causing something of an uproar. ESPN The Magazine senior writer Wright Thompson joined Bill Littlefield to explain the controversy.

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