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Granite Links Named “Course of the Year”

Quincy, MA –  February  2010, at the National Golf Course Owners

Association Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA, Granite Links Golf Club will be recognized

as winner of the organization’s “2010 Course of the Year” for the New England region.

The Course of the Year Award honors member clubs that demonstrate excellence across four

criteria:

Exceptional quality of the course,

Exceptional management,

Outstanding contribution to its community, and

Significant contribution to the game.

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IT’S ALL ABOUT GOLFOLOGY

  In 2010 the  Edwin Watts stores in Attleboro, Hyannis, and Hanover took on a new name Golfology. If I had to guess at the definition of the new name it would be people that know all about golf. This company has always been about the customer and making sure they get the right equipment to improve their game.

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Connecticut Golf News/March 2010

Stupid golf tricks:  According to the Hartford Courant, a 68-year old Orange man hung onto a tree on a cliff above the Housatonic River, waiting for rescuers after he slipped while looking for golf balls at Great River Golf Course.  He had a cellphone and was able to phone a friend, who in turn called rescuers.  After the man was saved, Orange police issued him a ticket for trespassing in an amount equal to a few dozen brand new Titleist Pro Vs.

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A Nice Follow Through

Today there are programs for young men and women who wish careers in golf however in even the recent past the pathway to being a golf professional was not always as clear and certainly today’s career seekers have better resources available.

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The new Tiger Woods

OK, it has been a few hours since Tiger Woods did his thing in front of some friends, employees, PGA Tour execs and his mother. Plenty of time for us media types to make profound judgments filled with pithy terminology.

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Tiger breaking silence or is he?

The announcement this afternoon Tiger Woods will meet with “a small group of friends, colleagues and close associates” with no questions allowed and a few media people in the room is not…repeat not…the way to start building back the image, trust and relationship with the public he caused to end with his behavior.

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MATTHEW MOUCHARAFIEH COMPETES WITH RETIEF GOOSEN IN 2010 QATAR PRO-AM

 Qatar – Matthew Moucharafieh, a student at Hank Haney International Junior Golf Academy (Hank Haney IJGA) in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, just recently competed in the 2010 Qatar Pro-Am at the Championship Course of Doha Golf Club. For the second straight year, Moucharafieh, a native of Lebanon, was paired up with PGA Tour veteran Retief Goosen of South Africa. As defending champions of the 2009 Qatar Pro-Am, Moucharafieh and his team of two others were invited to compete in the event again alongside Goosen. While Moucharafieh and his team did not walk away with the victory in 2010, he was excited about the opportunity to play with Goosen and the improvements in his golf game.

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