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Rich Jones was 23 and working as a media planner in New York City when he was introduced to golf at a client outing in New Jersey. Instantly smitten, he immediately went out afterwards and bought his first set of clubs. He switched careers and started working as a tech rep for PING Golf in 1997, the same year Tiger Woods won his first Masters.
The roars he heard after scoring touchdowns as a wide receiver and kick returner for the University of Florida in the early 1990s still give Monty Duncan chills. But these days he’s just as satisfied when a kid he worked with years ago at The First Tee chapter in St. Johns County, Florida, comes to his office and tells him what they learned at college.
John Dipollina, Director of Golf at Lyman Orchards Golf Club in Middlefield, Conn., was named a PGA Jr. League #Gamechanger by the PGA of America for tying for the 10th largest program in the U.S. and having the top program in the Connecticut Section.
Knoxville Municipal Golf Course – the D.J. Devictor-designed gem in the foothills of the Appalachians – has been voted by readers of the Knoxville News Sentinel as a “favorite public golf course” in 2020.
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