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American Links

British exports to the United States have a long and colorful heritage. Tony Dear—himself a British export to the U.S., asks whether links golf courses, with their fast running fairways, odd bounces and treacherous pot bunkers, have made a genuine transition across the Atlantic


Palmer to miss Par 3 Contest

Arnold Palmer, the four-time Masters champion, has confirmed he will not be able to play in the annual Par 3 Contest at Augusta National Golf Club on Wednesday

Major mission: Martin Kaymer

Martin Kaymer won the 2010 PGA Championship before disappearing into the shadows. Robin Barwick reports that it was part of a bigger process


Scottish Links, American owned

The game evolved in Scotland before shipping to the United States. As Robin Barwick and Reade Tilley report, the relationship has now reached full circle


The traditional British pie

There’s American Pie, the movie. There’s apple pie with ice cream and a little flag on top. But Chef Dominic Barham isn’t talking about those

A Clear History (of vodka)

Hugh Laurie said: "Russian vodka is ok if you need to clean the oven. For drinking, it must henceforth be Polish". Steve Killick charts the rise and times of vodka, from a murky past to a clear and global presence today