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British Open 2011 Guide

2011 will be the fourteenth time Royal St Georges has staged the Open Championship since it was added to the Open roster in 1894. Check out guide to the Kent Course ahead of the 2011 British Open.

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A Marshall's guide to the Celtic Manor

Here's a short general guide to the Celtic Manor course, from a Marshall's perspective

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Golf shafts: from hickory to steel

The great Bobby Jones, and the golfers of his time, used golf clubs that were individually fashioned from wood and iron, then continually modified through use. This was done by the expert craftsmen of the day - many of them Scottish pros and clubmakers who had passed their knowledge and skill down through several generations in a tradition that dated back to the 18th century.

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Turnberry Ailsa Course Gallery

With the Open Championship coming to Turnberry in 2009, we take a look at the course and see how it has changed from the last time a major was hosted here 15 years ago.

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Why do golf courses have 18 holes?

Why do golf courses have 18 holes?

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St.Andrews Old Course

How to play a links golf course

Links golf courses lie on often remote stretches of land close to the sea. Playing a links is an exhilarating but demanding experience. You're exposed to extreme weather conditions and usually play in winds far stronger than you ever experience inland.

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Golf Quotes

Interesting golf quotes from the brightest stars of the game

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How far is 'average'?

Ever wanted to know how far your average golfer hits? Or what's the average handicap? Read on for some interesting statistics

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Rules and course behaviour

Thinking about course behaviour, perhaps brisk play is the best courtesy you can offer the other players in your game, and also the other users of the course. Read our guide to course behaviour to find out how it should be done

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Tiger Woods Workout

In this article we reveal the secrets of the Tiger Woods golf workout and just why Tiger can go longer and harder than any of his professional counterparts.

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Ryder Cup 2010

Outside of the four "majors" of golf, the Ryder cup is perhaps the most exciting event. Instead of players battling on their own, the best players from Europe and America compete every two years.

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