Golf News for April 13, 2017

Fake Persimmon by Cobra

New owner to open Prospect Hill as golf course not mushroom factory — Maine has ideal weather for a mushroom operation, Morrow said. As they looked for land, the golf course crossed their radar as a good investment. That sale closed in December, purchasing it from Don Sheldon, who had bought the 18-hole course from a bank in 2008. Morrow said they’re viewing it as a long-term investment. She’s ordered 40 new Club Car golf carts, repainted the clubhouse and is building a patio. Cart paths are being upgraded and the course is getting a visual makeover with wildflowers and apple and cherry trees.

Rockland Golf Club to open Friday — The course’s front nine will be open while the back nine will open as soon as possible. No carts are available.

Undercover Tour Pro: Inside One Of Our Closed Meetings — “Every year we have a closed meeting. No public, no media, no sponsors, nobody but players and senior people from the PGA Tour. If you’re in the field that week, attendance is mandatory. They check your name off a list when you walk in, and the player liaisons—guys like Ross Berlin—sit by the doors so no one can slip out early.”

Cobra goes retro with persimmon-looking F7 driver — We love our old persimmons, and will look into this new driver by Cobra.

Tommy’s Honor: 9 Questions with Author Kevin Cook — We just started this book, as it hasn’t reached the Maine market yet, and we always prefer to read the book prior to seeing the movie. We’ll offer our review of the book shortly. Until then, we’ll hunt for movie reviews to share with our readers. Here’s the official trailer…

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