Metacomet C.C. in East Providence Planning to Close

The members of Metacomet C.C. in East Providence, R.I. received a letter from the ownership group on February 21 stating that losses for the last year where much greater than the previous two years and that the owners are in discussions with a company to purchase the property. Plans are for the course to stay […]

Gallo Named to Connecticut Golf Hall of Fame

Kyle Gallo has achieved on many levels in Connecticut golf, especially winning a record-tying Connecticut Open titles. So it’s no surprise that Gallo was inducted into the Connecticut Golf Hall of Fame at the Connecticut State Golf Association at the organization’s annual meeting and Hall of Fame inductions ceremony Dec. 5 at 5 p.m. at […]

Former URI Golf Coach Tom Drennan Dies at 81

The University of Rhode Island Golf Program has won many accolades over the years, and much of them are from the work of former coach Tom Drennan who died at the age of 81 in South Kingstown, R.I. in early January.    When we started the golf publication- Ocean State Golf in 1990, there were hardly […]

The Ally Challenge on the PGA Tour Champions

It was a memorable Sunday for former University of Hartford teammates Jerry Kelly and Tim Petrovic in The Ally Challenge on the PGA Tour Champions. Kelly shot a bogey-free, 4-under-par 68 for a 72-hole total of 16-under 200 and a two-stroke victory over 2004 Buick Championship (now Travelers Championship) winner Woody Austin at Warwick Hills […]

Spargo Golf Has New Owner

Spargo Golf, the award-winning club fitting and club building company located at 1000 New London Ave. at the Mulligan’s Island complex in Cranston, has a new owner. Jon Pannone. John has been working at Spargo Golf for over four years and took ownership last fall.   “This was my ultimate goal, to see that the Spargo […]