Maine golf legend Ralph Noel Jr. has died

Posted by: MBR on Thu Jan 26th, 2017 7:11 am
Maine golf legend Ralph Noel Jr. has diedIt would be hard to find a better ambassador for the game of golf than Ralph Noel Jr.A multi-decade golfer with a list of accolades longer than an oversized driver, Noel Jr. did more than swing a mean club; he played the game properly, espoused etiquette and was intrigued by groundskeeping and course design before it was chic to be so.Noel Jr., who recently battled the effects of Parkinson's disease, died last weekend at 77, leaving behind a legacy of good golf, great companionship and inimitable respect for the game. ... ed/2066698