There Will Never Be Another Arnold

While watching the Bay Hill Classic this week in Orlando I had many great memories of Arnold Palmer who started this tournament and whose name is attached to the event. The memories go back to 1957 just before the Wethersfield Open outside of Hartford, CT. My dad, an excellent athlete, had recently taken up golf […]

The Burke Fund Names New Executive Director

Providence, Rhode Island, January 31, 2020 – The John P. Burke Memorial Fund (“Burke Fund”), which provides college financial aid to students who have worked in the golf industry, has named Amanda Parker its new Executive Director effective January 1. A former Burke Fund scholar herself, Parker brings a decade of non-profit and development experience to her […]

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 […]

Noted Golf Architect Pete Dye Dies at 94

 Pete Dye, who started his life’s work as an insurance salesman in Indianapolis, Indiana, but then became one of the most famous and often controversial golf course architects in the world died in January from complications of Alzheimer’s Disease.    Dye who served in the Army in 1942 as a member of the 82nd Airborne Division […]