The Golf of Maine News for May 17, 2017

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‘Enough to make Ben Hogan puke’: Golf’s Commentary Booth Classics — It’s all bikini waxing and short skirts at Augusta National.

How Golf Maintenance Work Sparked an Apparel Company — “I wanted to create fun and hip graphic designs for fellow members of the industry to show their love of their job away from the course.” We can’t wait to see the Superintendent’s staff walking the runway, showing off their new fashions.

Tripp Davis completes renovation work at Jimmie Austin Golf Course — This project includes construction of a four-hole practice course offering different grasses, sands and design features, for the University team.

How To Play The World’s Most Exclusive Golf Clubs Which Top 100 golf courses have YOU managed to sneak onto?

Golf hole at The Hamptons shortened due to homeowner-filed injunction — This story reminds us of all the out-of-staters in the 1980s-90s who, having purchased expensive condos on Portland’s waterfront, woke up SHOCKED to discover how early the lobsterman fired up their engines!

How to repair a ballmark properly — Confident that no visitor to The Golf of Maine would need such advice, we only know that several groups ahead of us, each round, have never even thought about their ballmarks. Fix two or three extra ones each time and the Golf Fairies that live in the greenside bunkers will nudge your lipouts back into the hole. Trust us, Bill Murray said it’s true.

ECCO Golf Launches ‘The Rookie’ — Those Europeans are coming up with all sorts of schemes to grow the game by generating interest among the younger demographic and breaking down existing barriers that people encounter when taking up golf.

New club gives members access to nine US golf courses — Travel a lot? This membership might be for you.

Dallas School Funded By Byron Nelson Golf Tournament — You will probably see some of the school’s kids out on the golf course this week, acting as junior caddies and reporters. North Texas native and champion golfer Jordan Spieth even hosted a youth golf clinic yesterday.

Is this the best idea for bringing Millennials into the game?

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