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7.13 Kieth Foster

July 8, 2017

This week, golf course architect, Keith Foster joined the program to discuss restoring "Old White," his design philosophy and much more. Enjoy and thank you for your support.

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4.21 Woody Lashen-Co-owner of Pete’s Golf Shop

August 30, 2014

Co-Owner of Pete's Golf Shop, Woody Lashen joined me to discuss the virtues of Game Golf and the honor it is to be associated with the Metropolitan Golf Writers Association. Enjoy and thank you for the support.

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4.15 Golf Course architect, Tripp Davis

July 12, 2014

Playing Engineers CC is like taking a walk through time and the course provokes such a historical response emotionally that few courses can compete.  The original Herbert Strong design that was updated by renown architect, Devereux Emmet has hosted both the 1919 PGA Championship and 1920 U.S. Amateur. In the 1920 U.S. Amateur, Chick Evans defeated the legendary Francis Ouimet. Over the past ten years, Tripp Davis has been responsible for returning Engineers CC back to its past glory and this week we talked about restoring a golf course of such historical importance. 

 For more about Tripp and his company, visit:http://www.tdagolf.net/
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4.8 A.W. Tillinghast expert, Phil Young

May 24, 2014

Long time friend of the program and A.W. Tillinghast, Phil Young joined the On Par program this morning. Well known for his extensive knowledge of Bethpage Black and exhaustive research on golf course architect, A.W. Tillingast. Phil is also the author of among many, Tillinghast: Creator of Golf Courses. In this episode, Phil and I discuss the work of Tillinghast, his research regarding Southward Ho CC, the back-to-back Opens at Pinehurst and Phil gives us the scoop on the 2018 Curtis Cup. Enjoy and thank you for the support.

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4.6 Southward Ho Country Club

May 10, 2014

Each Spring, there is a two-tournament right of passage for amateur golfers on Long Island. The first, is the Richardson Invitational held at the Seawane Club in Hewlett Harbor. Unfortunately, inclement weather has forced this year's Richardson Invitational to September. The second, is the Havemeyer Invitational held on the A.W. Tillinghast gem at Southward Ho. 

Southward Ho is in the process of working with Long Island native and A.W. Tillinghast expert, Phil Young to help restore Southward Ho to its original Tillinghast design. If the full plan comes to fruition, Southward Ho would now include one of only three original "Reef" holes designed by Tillinghast and a "Hell's Half Acre" or "Sahara." 
In this episode, the On Par radio show spoke with Havemeyer Invitational committee member, Lee Ann Lewis and committee chairman, John Halleron to discuss restoring the golf course to its original intent and how Horace Havemeyer saved Southward Ho.
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