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: Kannegieser on a roll this season

Thus far, the 2018 golf season has been a good one for Kristin Kannegieser of Minot. On June 10, she won the Maine State Golf...

Par for the Course: McFarlane shoots amazing round, but it's not an MSGA record

It could very well be the best Maine State Golf Association tournament score ever shot at the Fairlawn Golf & Country Club, but it...

Par for the Course: Lewiston's Rodrigue, St. Dom's Bryant receive MSGA scholarships

Stephanie Rodrigue of Lewiston High and Janelle Bryant of St. Dominic Academy are scholastic golf rivals, but even better friends, which is why they...

Par for the Course: New head pro excited for first tournament at Poland Spring

John King has come home in a special and historic manner. The new head professional at Poland Spring was hired in March, after being an...

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...