Golf News for March 31, 2017

Driving Range Employee from Days of Yore

Maine boy heading to National Drive, Chip & Putt Championship — Michael Bruce is 9-years-old and qualified for the championship at Val Halla Golf Course in Cumberland. Bruce’s home course is Aroostook Valley Country Club in Fort Fairfield. The best round Michael has ever shot was an impressive 77.

Assistant Golf Professional Wanted — Country Club in Poland Spring, Maine is looking for Assistant Golf Professional.

MCI’s Eric Dugas Headed to Husson Golf, Brother Gavin is Transferring to Eagles — Next season coach Mike Dugas will have some familiar faces on the team. Not only will he have a number of returning players, but, he’ll have two of his kids on the team.

The L.P.G.A. Tour and Donald Trump: It’s Complicated — Before Trump became president, he was the Daddy Warbucks of women’s golf. But that was before #TheResistance became a trendy thing.

Judge Fines Pennsylvania Golf Course $1K for Errant Shots — This story reminds us of the time people bought condos on the Portland Waterfront, only to complain that the lobstermen started their boats too early in the morning. Buy a house on a golf course, get a hardhat and some tall fencing!

Phil Mickelson Spent Nearly $2 Million to Repay Gambling Debts in 2012 — The 46-year-old is one of the most recognizable players in the world with five major titles, including three Masters wins. However, he has never been shy about wagering on the course.

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