This is a big weekend for golf fans around the world. The Open is taking place in Scotland, at St. Andrews. Here we call it 'The British Open', but the rest of the world just knows it as 'The Open'. And you'll inevitably hear or see the term "links golf". But what is links golf, and can you play it here, in southwest Michigan?
The historic one-hundred-year-old clubhouse at Oakland Hills Country Club was engulfed in flames Thursday afternoon and suffered extensive damage. Oakland Hills has two golf courses, including the South Course, which has hosted six U.S. Opens and three PGA Championships, the 2004 Ryder Cup, and the 2002 and 2016 U.S. Amateur.