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At the British Masters, Empty Fairways, Empty Pubs and a Hole in the Bubble

At the British Masters, Empty Fairways, Empty Pubs and a Hole in the Bubble

At the British Masters, Empty Fairways, Empty Pubs and a Hole in the Bubble At the British Masters, Empty Fairways, Empty Pubs and a Hole in the Bubble NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, England — A reporter walks into a bar with a hotel booking number in her hand and a mask covering her face. This is not the start of a …

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What We Miss Without the Masters

What We Miss Without the Masters

The day after his stirring, historic victory at last year’s Masters tournament, Tiger Woods grabbed his cellphone to check the feedback about his monumental achievement. There were hundreds of congratulatory missives on social media, but Woods was most struck by what people wanted him to see. “I was surprised by the amount of videos I was sent of people watching …

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The Masters on Halloween? Golf Weighs Tradition Against the Calendar

The Masters on Halloween? Golf Weighs Tradition Against the Calendar

On Wednesday night in the United States, Golf Digest reported that the British Open was expected to be canceled for 2020. Roughly nine hours later, the R&A chief executive, Martin Slumbers, in a statement, maintained that the organization was still considering its options, “including postponement.” In a telephone interview, Tim Checketts, the secretary of Royal St. George’s, the tournament site, …

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