The U.S. Golf Association began staging the U.S. Open — the ultimate national championship — in 1895, and moves it year to year around the country. The USGA requires, first of all, a golf course that offers a stiff challenge, where the rough is deep, the greens fast and par is an outstanding…

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  • Issue Quarter Summer
  • Issue Year 2007
  • Sub Heading How the beloved Oakmont Country Club course came to be
We’ve been conditioned to think of beer as decision-making’s devoted contaminant, so when I tell you that beer almost single-​handedly explains Scott Smith’s current whereabouts, you might think this story won’t end well. Four years ago, Smith worked for a Fortune 500 company in a consumer products job.

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2008
  • Sub Heading Scott Smith, owner of East End Brewing Co., went from Fortune 500 to Fermentation 101
Good evening ladies and gentlemen. It is a pleasure to be with you (And if you knew how frightened I am of speaking in public you would have pity on this terrorstricken speaker).”

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2006
  • Sub Heading Jim Roddey’s pointers on public speaking
Try to wrap your mind around this picture: Sara Pozonsky was born 37 years ago at home in an Eskimo village on Lake Iliamna in Alaska, while the village chief sat in her parents’ living room drinking coffee and eating cookies.

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2006
  • Sub Heading Sounds fishy: A laptop and cell phone is all she needs to sell her seafood
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