The Links: Rocco at 50; what Boeheim traded to play Augusta

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Must read of the day -- Rocco at 50. Some amazing stories in here. (GolfDigest)

If you play golf at Merion I hope you don't mind hitting off a mat. (Golf Channel)

Jim Boeheim traded his national title for a round at Augusta. Seriously. (

How funny would it be if the PGA just said "nah, we're good" to the USGA and R&A proposed ban on anchored putters? (Golf Channel)

Jerry Kelly is the best. Here are his five favorite driving range songs. (


I don't know how (or why) but I've become a big Ian Poulter fan. (BBC)

Tom Watson says he has "street cred." (GolfWeek)

Australian resort owner doesn't want Tiger at his club. (Yahoo!)

"The door is not closed on Larry Nelson." (ESPN)

Wow, Geoff Ogilvy fell out of an automatic Masters bid last week. He's not yet eligible. (GolfWeek)

Monty will be inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame. (Golf Channel)

Good point here by Jason Sobel...


The Golf Channel will televise the NCAA championships starting in 2014. Awesome. (ESPN)

Jordan Spieth on his decision to turn pro. (ESPN)


Some sweet looking digs if you're down for playing golf in Scottsdale this time of year. Looking at you, K-State and Oregon fans. (Golf Channel)

One man's pessimistic view on the current state of the game has merit. Interesting read if you love golf. (GolfWeek)

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Kyle Porter began his sports writing career with CBS Sports in 2012. He covers golf, writes poetry about Rory McIlroy's swing, stays ready on Tiger watch and loves the Masters more than anyone you know.... Full Bio

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