• 10TH at Jones Course

    Travel

    Island Oasis

    Hilton Head has retained a graceful, informal atmosphere Once you proceed through the gated entry, drive past the towering oak trees and arrive at your accommodations, you might never be compelled to leave the Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort on Hilton Head Island in South Carolina. It’s all here within the 2,000-acre resort, whether your choice […]

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    by New England Golf & Leisure Editor on December 11th 2014
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    Leisure

    Reaching New Heights

    Major renovations have awakened once-sleepy Jay Peak Resort

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    by New England Golf & Leisure Editor on December 2nd 2014
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    Profile

    Coming Home

    Crestview Country Club owner rescues the course he grew up playing.

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    by New England Golf & Leisure Editor on December 1st 2014
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    Profile

    Business With a Heart

    New Hampshire native gives back after health scare through launch of 3 Up Golf.

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    by New England Golf & Leisure Editor on November 20th 2014
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    Course Reviews

    Golfing New England

    A state-by-state glimpse at some of the best courses.

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    by New England Golf & Leisure Editor on November 20th 2014
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    Travel

    Golf Getaways

    New England package deals that combine luxury and links.

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    by New England Golf & Leisure Editor on September 25th 2014
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    Profile

    Lighting the Way

    As president, golf provided George H.W. Bush with a welcome diversion from the daily pressure. Now 90, he continues giving back through the game he loves.

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    by New England Golf & Leisure Editor on September 22nd 2014
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    Leisure

    Dock and Dine

    Cape Cod provides a treasure trove of opportunities for boaters

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    by New England Golf & Leisure Editor on August 11th 2014
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    Course Reviews

    Buddy Up

    Southern Maine offers multiple options for a group golf holiday.

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    by New England Golf & Leisure Editor on November 24th 2014
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    Golf Tips

    Finding the Key to Power & Consistency with Your Irons

    Topped, thin, bladed, chili-dipped and heavy. Every golfer has experienced those types of ugly shots. And every golfer would like to hit their irons with more power and consistency. The secret is to make certain the club head is descending at the point of impact. So how do you achieve that? Just break on through […]

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    by New England Golf & Leisure Editor on August 11th 2014
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    Course Reviews

    Maine Attractions

    When the snow melts, golf takes center stage at Sunday River and the Bethel Inn.

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    by New England Golf & Leisure Editor on July 2nd 2014
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    Ask the Pro

    Ask the Pro: Wrong-Way Driver Breaks Club, then Partner’s Heart

    Ask the Pro with Danny Caverly, director of instruction at Willowbend Q: My partner in a best-ball tournament ran over his driver with his cart 10 minutes before the round was due to start, breaking the shaft. He then tested a few drivers from the pro shop by hitting shots onto the 18th fairway because the […]

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    by New England Golf & Leisure Editor on May 22nd 2014
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    In The News

    In the News: Local Happenings

    EVENTS The Seaside Le Mans, one of New England’s largest one-day fundraisers, will be partnering with Cape Cod Healthcare “to bring the event to the next level,” said Dewitt Davenport, president and CEO of Davenport Companies and founder of the event. Cape Cod Healthcare is expected to enhance the event’s visibility and awareness of the […]

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    by New England Golf & Leisure Editor on April 15th 2014
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    In The News

    Product Launch: Titleist’s newest golf balls offer style and performance

    By Lou Sullivan There were 33 PGA Tour winners last season who played Titleist golf balls. Titleist is such an iconic brand that it was once used in a Seinfeld episode. George Costanza, pretending to be a marine biologist, rescued a suffocating whale that had a golf ball lodged in its blowhole as a result […]

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    by New England Golf & Leisure Editor on April 15th 2014
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    Leisure

    Runs With a View: From Woods Hole to Provincetown, exercise can be vigorous and visual

    By Bill O’Neill If you show up in Woods Hole on the second Sunday in August for a leisurely run, you’ll end up crammed alongside 12,000 other runners at the starting line of the Falmouth Road Race. On any other day of the year, you can run the 7.1-mile course that was named the Best […]

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    by New England Golf & Leisure Editor on April 15th 2014
  • In The News

    Tips from the Pros: How to Develop Consistent Contact with Every Club

    By Sue Kaffenburg, PGA/LPGA Teaching Professional, Bayberry Hills Golf Course You’ve seen magazine tips that help improve one type of shot, such as chipping, pitching and putting. But in the three decades I’ve been teaching, the number one thing people ask for is consistency. So here’s a tip that will impact all your shots. All […]

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    by New England Golf & Leisure Editor on April 15th 2014
  • Eastward Ho!, Chatham

    Course Reviews

    White-Knuckle Rides

    Fasten your seat belts, these local holes are sure to rattle your nerves. BY KATHARINE DYSON Most golf courses have them, some more than others. They’re the holes you remember because they are the most challenging, even terrifying. It could be a long carry over a deep pond, a river or the ocean. You stand over your ball and the […]

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    by New England Golf & Leisure Editor on April 15th 2014
  • Leisure

    A Whale of a Good Time: Whale-watches offer action-packed views of the ocean’s largest creatures.

    By Rachel Arroyo Most people think of watching as a passive activity. But when you go on a whale watch, armed with binoculars, camera and wide-eyed eagerness, you will learn otherwise. I experienced the first adrenaline rush of the day as I sprinted down MacMillan Pier in Provincetown toward the Dolphin Fleet ticket booth. Fortunately, […]

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    by New England Golf & Leisure Editor on April 15th 2014
  • In The News

    New Start: Willowbend Adds Long-time Cape Pro Rick Johnson to its Staff

    BY ADDISON WINDRUM When Paul Fireman regained control of Willowbend Country Club in January 2011, they turned a new page but with a familiar face. Last fall they turned yet another new page, but this time it was with someone completely new to the club. In September of 2011, Rick Johnson came on as the […]

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    by New England Golf & Leisure Editor on April 15th 2014
  • In The News

    Shocking Success: Local entrepreneur turns Loudmouth Golf into unlikely fashion statement.

    BY WAYNE MILLS Oh, the outrage. Who is responsible for those flamboyant, audacious outfits on the golf course these days? The culprit is a Brown University and Rhode Island School of Design-educated graphic designer by the name of Scott “Woody” Woodworth, the founder of Loudmouth Golf. You’ve seen his outlandish clothing line on PGA Tour […]

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    by New England Golf & Leisure Editor on April 15th 2014
  • Course Reviews

    Golfing The Cape and South Shore

    A pair of local golf writers provide an inside look at six of the area’s golf courses By Rob Duca & Tom Gorman Highland Links – North Truro You could be in Scotland, in the 18th century, facing howling winds, playing on rock-hard, un-groomed fairways, hitting to postage-stamp greens. And loving every minute of it. […]

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    by New England Golf & Leisure Editor on April 15th 2014
  • Ask the Pro

    Ask the Pro: With Danny Caverly, PGA Pro and Director of Instruction at the Willowbend Club

    What’s Blowin’ in the Wind can lead to tricky ruling Q: Dear Pro: I was playing at a seaside course recently on an especially windy day. My partner and I both landed our balls on the green, but as we were walking up the fairway, a gust of wind blew my partner’s ball into mine, […]

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    by New England Golf & Leisure Editor on April 15th 2014
  • Leisure

    Drives & Dates: Where to find romance after that day on the golf course

    BY KATHARINE DYSON For golfers, sand and sea can mean more than a day at the beach. It can also be a romantic date that begins with a round of golf and ends at an ocean-side restaurant, hotel or a bed & breakfast. Call it “sand two ways,” and there are multiple options, depending on […]

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    by New England Golf & Leisure Editor on April 15th 2014
  • Profile

    Senior Moment

    Nantucket amateur won’t soon forget making the field at national championship By Rob Duca Brian Secia was flat on his back, with a doctor checking his vital signs, when he learned he qualified for last year’s U.S. Senior Open. “You won!” a USGA official informed him when told he shot 2-under par 70 last June […]

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    by New England Golf & Leisure Editor on April 15th 2014
  • Course Reviews

    Course Reviews

    From the Sagamore Bridge to Truro, Cape Cod offers a vast array of superb golf courses. HYANNIS GOLF CLUB ROUTE 132 HYANNIS, MA 508-362-2606 PAR 71, RATING 69.4, SLOPE 121 Situated at the center of Cape Cod, just minutes from a wide variety of local attractions, Hyannis Golf Club offers convenience and a friendly atmosphere that is […]

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    by New England Golf & Leisure Editor on April 15th 2014