Par for the Course

Bill Kennedy is a longtime sports journalist who spent the majority of his time writing and reporting in New Jersey before retiring to Maine. He has volunteered with the Maine State Golf Association for several years and has his finger on the pulse of Maine golf.

Par for the Course: Mid-Amateur created for older amateurs

There are some notable facts about the Maine State Golf Association's 27th Mid-Amateur Championship this weekend (Sept 23-24) at Dunegrass. If you are saying to...

Par for the Course: Resurrection Golf expanding its reach

The plan is simple and excellent. Implementation is the challenge. No one knows that better than Sean McCarthy, director of operations of Resurrection Golf. Last...

Par for the Course: Mark Plummers decorated career rolls on

To say that golf has been an important part of the life of Mark Plummer would be an understatement. To say that Mark Plummer...

Par for the Course: Book offers glimpse into Maine's golf history

If you are a Maine golfer, and you possess an appreciation for Maine golf history, the book "The Game Has Come to Stay, An...

Par for the Course: Fairlawn celebrates late member Pattie Griggs

There are lots of reasons that golfers at the Fairlawn Golf & Country Club enjoyed playing with the late Patton S. Griggs. Having won the...

Storey, Wiltshire highlight Hall class

One is upfront about her involvement, because she has to be, while the other prefers to be active in golf while flying under the...

Par for the Course: USGA proposing rules changes that will eliminate penalties

At first glance, it seems like the U.S. Golf Association is proposing a whole new set of rules. That is because there are 30...

Par for the Course: How great can Jordan Spieth be?

Jordan Spieth's Open championship July 23 at Royal Birkdale has put him into the conversation. Talk, since he won The Open, is about how he...

Par for the Course: Golf courses spared from tornado damage

The devastation caused by tornadoes July 1, apparently was not inflicted on golf courses. A poll of a half dozen courses in the northern part...

Par for the course: Marquis among local golfers competing at Maine Amateur at Brunswick

Former Lewiston High School No. 1 golfer Cameron Marquis is eager to play in the 98th Maine State Golf Association Amateur Championship this week...