A Great Field Set for the 54th Northeast Amateur

Each June the quiet hamlet of Rumford, R.I. comes alive for a few days as the best amateur players in the world descend on Wannamoisett Country Club for the Northeast Amateur.    One of the crown jewels of amateur golf, the Northeast (June 24-27) annually attracts many of the top amateurs to Rhode Island where […]

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BENRUS Open

BENRUS Open at the Preserve

The Greatest Day in Golf (June 18th, 2015) “Greatest Day In Golf” – features $20 million in cash and prizes. Each tee shot on the 18-hole par 3 course configuration comes with one breathtaking opportunity after another for golfers to win $1 million for scoring a hole-in-one. A New England PGA conducted event to be […]

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Ryder Cup History

It isn’t often that you get to root for a team in professional golf. Certainly we root for high school and college golf teams, but it the world of professional golf, those independent contractors are playing for themselves. Don’t do well—don’t get paid. The Ryder Cup is my favorite golfing event. It is all about […]

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Superb Resorts in Florida

For the last dozen years this reporter has been heading to Florida during January for the PGA Merchandise Show. There are always many good things to see and write about at the Show and it has always been a productive place for me to get stories that we run all year in Southern New England. […]

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The Secret to Lower Scores

Do you regularly read one of the many golf magazines? Do you watch videos online? Do you watch the instructional programs on The Golf Channel? If you do, then you might have realized that they all have one thing in common. They want you to believe that playing your best golf is a simple and […]

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Formidable Field Set for 49th Northeast Amateur

There will be no shortage of great players descending on E. Providence, R.I. later this month for the 49th playing of the Northeast Amateur at venerable Wannamoisett Country Club (June 18-21), but some of the top amateurs, including last year’s defending champion, Casey Whitsett of national champion Alabama, won’t be here because they have elected […]

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Lakeville Country Club is Back

What would make a couple want to buy a golf course? Is it that they love golf? In the case of Derek and Madelyn Maksy, it was that the golf course sat right behind their home in Lakeville, was in disrepair with poor outdated equipment, lacked maintenance and was heading for foreclosure. There was talk […]

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Brown Golf Team Named Top Academic

The Brown University Men’s Golf Team has been named Academic National Champions for NCAA Division 1. The Bruins posted the highest overall team GPA for all divisions with a 3.74. “All the credit goes to the players” said Brown Head Coach Michael Hughes. “We put a great deal of emphasis on academics; to carry an […]

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Andrade Having Success on Champions Tour

Whoever it was, didn’t consider Bristol, Rhode Island native and professional golfer Billy Andrade. One of the better-known and well-accomplished athletes from the Ocean State, Andrade recently turned 50 years old that, for most athletes in pro sports, means your career has long been over with. Not Billy’s. You see the PGA Tour has this […]

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