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Golf Course Trades Runs my Interview with GCSAA President John Fulling, Jr.

So Golf Course Trades ran my timely interview with John Fulling, Jr., the president of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America. The GCSAA has been remarkably proactive; Fulling, Jr. and the rest of the GCSAA have mobilized quickly, effectively turning their website into a clearing house for all Coronavirus-related issues facing the Association’s...

Golf Course Trades Runs My Second Tedesco Country Club Article

Once again, a huge thank you to Golf Course Trades, Tedesco Country Club, and Ron Forse. It’s easy to write a great story when you have a terrific subject. Click here for the entire piece. From the article: “By the time you crest the hill on 16 over which you’ve hit you’ve already been enchanted by the course’s wondrous variety – uphill, downhill, draw...

Golf Course Trades Runs my Sinking of the Tedesco Article

Author’s Note: In a first for Golf Course Trades, we are publishing a two-part piece on Marblehead, Massachusetts’ Tedesco Country Club, a course designed and redesigned by many hands, including Wayne Stiles, Jon Van Kleek, and Donald Ross, and most recently renovated by Ron Forse. The course is named after one of the most famous shipwrecks in New England, the cargo...

Golf Course Trades Runs my Conklin Players Club Article

Once again, Golf Course Trades delivers in the biggest way. My Conklin PLayers Club article was a ton of fun to research and write,but all the good folks at the magazine made it look fantastic. From the article: “One night, out of a clear blue sky, Rick Rickard, who had never played a day of golf in his life, came home and announced to his wife Theresa, “Honey...

Golf Course Trades Runs my Shinnecock Hills Piece, Winged Foot and Conklin Players Club Coming Soon

We’ll have two new pieces at Golf Course Trades in the next two months. One is on mighty Winged Foot, super Steve Rabideau, and the Anderson Memorial. (I played the West Course on club championship weekend, and OH MY GOD 3-1/2 ROUGH< TEES BACK, AND GREENS AT 13. Why not just slather me in BBQ sauce and turn the velociraptors loose?) Both courses, fresh off Gil...

Golf Course Trades Runs my Boston Public Golf Article

Golf Course Trades did a fantastic job with my Boston public golf article. Wow was Granite Links playing tough. The difference between John Snford’s greens here and at Ferry Point is the difference between the tornado and the breeze! Still, an incredibly fun day on top of a mountain overlooking downtown Boston on a gorgeous day. Next time – Boston Golf...