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Posted by: MBR on Sun Aug 11th, 2013 5:39 am
Par for the Course: Bibeau honored with 'TK' awardBy Bill Kennedy The golf legend of Tom Kimball lives on, and one of the primary sources of the memories of "TK" is Ron Bibeau, executive director of First Tee of Maine.This is not just because the Maine State Golf Association presented Bibeau with the 2013 Tom Kimball Award on Monday night, but because Bibeau and Kimball, who died at age 57 in March 2009, were close friends and a lot alike.Read more: ... rd/1406304
Posted by: MBR on Sun Sep 15th, 2013 6:40 am
Par for the course: Looking for that perfect fitby Bill Kennedy Many golfers have been to "demos" and "club fitting" clinics, but how many can claim they have been to a "golf ball fitting" session? Wednesday at Cape Neddick, this writer attended his first ball-fitting which was sponsored by Bridgestone, and conducted by two of the firm's ball-fitting technicians, Joe Machado and Jeff Sartorelli. They are based in the Boston area and cover all six New England states plus part of New York State...Read more: ... it/1423401
Posted by: MBR on Sun Sep 22nd, 2013 6:45 am
Time to hurry up and play golfby Bill Kennedy, Par for the Course No one is happier than Maine State Golf Association executive director Nancy Storey that the U.S. Golf Association is on a campaign to improve "pace of play."On the USGA website,, there is a June 12 story entitled "USGA Pace of Play Initiative," in which the theme is "While We're Young," and it is all about playing faster for more enjoyment...Read more: ... lf/1426441