Tag Archives: Golf

Sports
June 14, 2017

Okemo Valley Golf Club records first hole-in-one of the season

LUDLOW—On May 16, Richard Welch, of Poultney had the honor of making the first hole-in-one of the 2017 golf season at Okemo Valley Golf Club. Welch aced the 17th hole from the white tee, using his 9-iron, for a 157-yard hole-in-one. Jeff Grenier witnessed the…

Sports
June 14, 2017

Ladies golf league off to a strong start in Okemo

On June 7, Okemo Valley Golf Club Ladies’ League played their second week under beautiful blue skies with temperatures in the upper 60s. The six-team field played a “Toss It Out” format. It was a two-team race to the finish with Stryhas Builders prevailing with…

Rideout named new men’s golf coach at Green Mountain
Sports
June 7, 2017

Rideout named new men’s golf coach at Green Mountain

POULTNEY—Director of Athletics Kip Shipley announced a transition among his staff for the upcoming year as Brad Rideout has been named the new men’s golf coach taking over for the recently departed Chris Jenkins.

Jenkins left his head coaching position this past week to direct…

News Briefs
May 24, 2017

Golf tourney to benefit Habitat for Humanity

RUTLAND—Habitat for Humanity of Rutland County is pleased to announce the the second annual benefit golf tournament to be held at Proctor Pittsford Country Club Friday, May 26. The tournament will benefit Habitat for Humanity and its upcoming construction project at 42 Cleveland Ave. in…

Sports
April 19, 2017

Green Mountain National readies for season start

Green Mountain National Golf Course has announced it will open for the 2017 golf season on April 28. “We think this is going to be an exciting year here at Green Mountain National and our staff is already working hard to be sure that conditions…

Letter
December 28, 2016

Separating the golf finances

Dear Editor,

First it’s out, then it’s in, now it’s out again. According to one Select Board member a calendar year report would be better. Who cares!! Manage the golf course using comparative data. Make sure the data is accurate and current. Ask some smart…

CSJ Weekly Athletics Roundup
Sports
September 14, 2016

CSJ Weekly Athletics Roundup

College of St. Joseph had another busy week in athletics, playing seven different match-ups. The men’s soccer team was able to notch the first win of the season for any CSJ team, moving their record to 1-4 overall. Women’s soccer fell to Paul Smiths College…

Mental interferences do qualify
Sports
July 1, 2016

Mental interferences do qualify

QUESTION:  Gregg and Andrew are playing in a tournament. On the 18th hole, the balls of both players lie on the green and Andrew is farther from the hole. Gregg’s ball lies near Andrew’s ball although it is not in the line Andrew would need to…

Lifting and cleaning balls
Sports
June 22, 2016

Lifting and cleaning balls

QUESTION: Michelle and Ed are playing in a tournament. On the 16th hole, “ground under repair” lines have recently been painted on the fairway. Michelle’s tee shot has run over the paint and the paint has adhered to the ball. Her ball lies in the “ground under…