This week, the 149th Open Championship is being hosted by Royal St. George’s Golf Course, located on the coastline in England. The Sandwich links are ready for the world’s best players as they compete for the Claret Jug.
The seven-day weather forecast looks very promising with temperatures in the 70s and 80s here in Mount Washington Valley. Perfect weather to play golf, celebrate Father’s Day and enjoy the great outdoors.
Let’s all take a moment to think about how beautiful it is in the Mount Washington Valley and all the great golf courses that are within a short drive. Take some time to plan a day out at the golf course with friends and family. Enjoy the fresh clean mountain air, the beautiful scenic vistas…
I cannot believe it is already June, May has gone by with a blink of an eye! There is lots of great golf over the next couple of weeks that we all can enjoy on television. The Women’s U.S. Open started on Thursday, June 3, at The Olympic Club — Lake Course in San Francisco, Calif.
“The first step in building a solid, dependable attitude, is to be realistic not only about your inherent capabilities, but also how well you are playing to those capabilities on any given day.” Byron Nelson, pro golfer
BRIDGTON, Maine — The Bridgton-Lake Region Rotary Club will be presenting its 11th annual golf tournament on Saturday, Oct. 3, at Bridgton Highlands Country Club.
LOVELL, Maine — The third annual golf tournament and silent auction to benefit the Charlotte Hobbs Memorial Library at Saturday, Sept. 19, at Lake Kezar Country Club at 578 Main St. in Lovell, Maine. The tournament has a shotgun start at 8 a.m. with a best ball scramble format.
“Golf is the only sport I know where a player pays for every mistake. You can whiff a serve in tennis, miss a strike in baseball or throw an incomplete pass in football and a player still has a chance to square himself. In golf, every swing counts against you.” — Lloyd Mangrum, pro golfer
“When you lip out several putts in a row, you should never think that means you're putting well. When you're putting well, the only question is what part of the hole it's going to fall in, not if it's going in.” — PGA Pro Jack Nicklaus
“In tossing your cards after a bad beginning you also undermine your whole game, because to quit between the tee and green is more habit-forming than drinking a highball before breakfast.” — Pro golfer Sam Snead