Par for the Course: Fenn-Ross tourney a real throwback — In 1896, a nine-hole golf course was opened, making Poland Spring the oldest resort course in the United States. The purpose of the golf tournament is to raise funds for the Poland Spring Historical Preservation Society, which supports the Maine State Building and All Souls Chapel, two of the most striking buildings on the resort’s beautiful grounds.
Dean & DeLuca warning: Keep your head on a swivel at No. 9 — “‘I start thinking to myself, ‘A few more inches and that could have hit me in the head.'”
How often should you change your golf ball? — And here we thought it was as simple as replacing our ball each time it goes in the pond!
Toledo was born in poverty, now he’s playing a Trump course for himself and others — Donald Trump wants to build a wall between Mexico and the United States. The whole world knows that. Toledo is fine with it. “A wall is a boundary. Just like the wall of your house.”
Sun, fun and beach reads: Which golf books to take — It’s Memorial Day Weekend, traditionally the start of summer across much of America. Mainer’s are a bit more circumspect about hitting the beach with a book just yet. But, as Yankee’s, we do plan ahead! We’re well into “Tommy’s Honour” at present, and will review it when finished.
The Worst Disease in Golf Has Hit the PGA Tour — Do you remember Kermit Zarley? He started the PGA Tour Bible Study group in 1965, and it is still around to this day.