The Golf of Maine News for May 27, 2017

Two veterans watch President Bush tee off during the Warrior Open in Irving, Texas, 2011. [PHOTO: ASSOCIATED PRESS]

Golf tournament keeps alumni coming back — A group of Scarborough High School alumni will convene at Willowdale Golf Club in Scarborough next month for much more than a round of golf. Over the past three years, the event has raised $65,000.

Heroes on the Golf Course — Nick credits his family and golf for his recovery. While he brags that he “played great” this year, the highlight was having his daughter meet the former president, who he says “inspires me every day to get better in life.”

Columnist calls Fred Funk’s remark sexist, elicits reaction from Funk’s son — The columnist’s agenda drove the narrative. At The Golf of Maine, we will resist any efforts by SJW’s to infiltrate the world of golf.

Clearing Up Some Myths About Preferred Lies — “Preferred lies”, “Lift, clean and place”, “Playing the ball up”. Whatever you call it, your scores can be posted.

So, You Want To Have A Backyard Putting Green? — Yes we do!

Golf’s Global Reach: Just How Many Of The World’s 245 Countries Have Courses? — There are a total of 33,161 global facilities and 567,111 golf holes. Western Sahara is waiting for an architect to design an all-bunker course.

Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail celebrates 25 years — We launched this site with the goal of seeing Maine become a golfer’s destination vacation. “The Trail hosts more than 1,100 events each year. Almost 12 million rounds of golf have been played on the courses. More than half a million golfers play on the trail each year. It hosts visitors from all 50 states and an average of 20 foreign countries.”

What to wear on the golf course — Please just stop wearing blue jeans on the course unless you’re replacing the irrigation system, okay?

The Real Cost of Hosting a USGA Event —  Hosting a USGA National Championship can bring a club notoriety and prestige—along with a major financial headache

Sometimes a Cigar is Just a Work-out Aid…


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