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Trump Stays the Course in Golf

Lord of All He Surveys: Trump on a Course Inspection Flyover

He built his reputation filling city skylines with luxury condos, but Donald Trump has a passion for golf development that may prove more enduring. Front and center is a controversial linksland project in the dunes of Aberdeen, Scotland


Greens in the Vermont Mountains

Stowe without Snow: Spruce Creek GC

Ski the Green Mountains now, but don’t forget to return for golf in the springtime. Here are the landmarks and out-of-the-way spots for a golf escape.


Head Greenkeeper George Jetson

This greens mower is state-of-the-art now, but someday a robot drone could take its place

Here in the 21st century, greenkeeping has already gone the high-tech route. In years to come, picky golfers, expensive fuel, scarce water and climate change will require even greater innovation. Robot greens mowers, anyone?


Something You Didn’t Know about The Masters

A videocassette of 1986 Masters highlights was first available the year of Jack's final triumph

Until 1986, and perhaps the greatest Masters ever, Augusta National Golf Club had no mass outlet for its Masters “movie,” a huge-budget highlight film produced to Hollywood standards and seen only by a few Boy Scouts and Rotarians.


The Perfectionist and His Putters

Honeycomb face of a Bettinardi BBX80 blade

Part impulsive artist and part golf-savvy craftsman, Bob Bettinardi is the world’s source for unique, custom-milled putters that tour players fawn over and collectors can’t seem to get enough of.

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The Elites Meet Everyman at Bethpage

Culturally speaking, is American golf a publinks sort of game or does it still belong to the privileged? U.S. Opens at Bethpage Black help answer that question.