Quechee and Woodstock

Source: VT Golf Magazine | Issue: Summer 1992 | Author: Alex Kourebanas Synopsis: This article is about Woodstock Country Club and the Quechee Club and what sets them apart from other courses in the state.        Towards the end of October, most sporting Vermonters have abandoned thoughts of swinging clubs and tend to concentrate […]

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History of the Vermont Open

Source: VT Golf Magazine | Issue: Summer 1992 Synopsis: This article is about the history and evolution of the Vermont Open and how it has formed into the popular tournament in Vermont many compete in today.       The nomadic history of the Vermont Open began in 1940 at the Burlington Country Club. It was […]

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Expanding Montague

Source: VT Golf Magazine | Issue: Summer 1992 | Author: Peter Kriff Synopsis: This article is about the expansion of the Montague Golf Club and how that caused it to evolve into the club that stands today.       Something is happening, right in the middle of the state, that hasn’t happened very often in […]

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Rutland’s First Golf Club

Source: VT Golf Magazine | Issue: Summer 1994 | Author: Bob Labbance Synopsis: This article is about the formation and evolution of the Rutland Country Club.       You never know what you’ll find when you open an old file cabinet drawer. Howard Shortsleeve of the Rutland Country Club was pleasantly surprised during the summer […]

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Sam Snead Visits Vermont

Source: VT Golf Magazine | Issue: Summer 1994 | Author: Dave Sprague Synopsis: This article is about when hall of famer Sam Snead visited Vermont.       The appearance of Sam Snead at the first annual Hand Motors Masters in the Mountains Tournament, held on May 21-22 at the Gleneagles Golf Course at the Equinox […]

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The Jewel of the Northeast Kingdom

Source: VT Golf Magazine | Issue: Summer 1994 | Author: Mike Hassel-Shearer Synopsis: This article is about the formation and history behind the St. Johnsbury golf club and how it has become the club we see today.       “There’s no place like home” applies to golfers and their golf courses. Our weekend forays down […]

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Vermont Golf in 1914

Source: VT Golf Magazine | Issue: Summer 1994 | Author: Bob Labbance Synopsis: This article is about the increase in golf in Vermont during 1914 and what that looked like for clubs around the state.       From 1886, when golf began at the Dorset Field Club, until 1902, when the fad began to cool, […]

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Crown Point: A Hidden Gem

Source: VT Golf Magazine | Issue: Summer 1994 Synopsis: This article is about Crown Point Country Club and how it’s history has shaped it into a special club we see today.       How can you call a course that has staged the 1923 New England Men’s Amateur and the 1992 New England Women’s Amateur […]

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The Vermont Golf Association

Source: VT Golf Magazine | Issue: Summer 1995 | Author: Bob Labbance Synopsis: This article is about the formation and function of the Vermont Golf Association and how it has evolved over the years.   In July of 1900 Ekwanok Country Club in Manchester became Vermont’s first eighteen hole golf course and the championship layout […]

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The Charismatic Eighteen Holes

Source: VT Golf Magazine | Issue: Summer 1995 | Author: Bill Van Liew Synopsis: This article is about the ideal 18 holes for author Bill Van Liew from different golf courses across Vermont. He takes you through each hole, where it is from, and why it would contribute to being the perfect golf course.   […]

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