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11/21/15 3:00pm
11/21/2015 3:00 PM

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Sibling rivalry is defined in Merriam-Webster Dictionary as “competition between siblings, especially for the attention and approval of their parents.” The competition may be when one sibling keeps his room cleaner than the other, gets better grades in school, does things around the house without complaining and eats everything on his plate. READ

06/29/15 9:00am
06/29/2015 9:00 AM
Jon Dwyer's ability to stay composed on the golf course helped him become Mattituck's first all-county golfer in at least 10 years, according to coach Paul Ellwood. (Credit: Garret Meade, file)

Jon Dwyer’s ability to stay composed on the golf course helped him become Mattituck’s first all-county golfer in at least 10 years, according to coach Paul Ellwood. (Credit: Garret Meade, file)

Tee shots miss the fairway and land in the woods. Approach shots find the bunker. Putts are missed.

Yes, golf can be an infuriating game. Miscues happen to the best of them. It’s how a player handles those adverse situations that can make all the difference.

That is why Jon Dwyer’s most valuable golfing tool may not be found in his golf bag. It’s his personality.  (more…)

05/04/15 7:00am
05/04/2015 7:00 AM

Eastern Long Island Hospital will hold its 23rd annual golf tournament in memory of John Romanelli, the late Town of Southold board member. Participation in the John Romanelli Memorial Golf Classic, which will be played on Wednesday, May 13, at Gardiner’s Bay Country Club in Shelter Island, directly supports patient care, specifically the Emergency Department. (more…)

04/19/15 12:00pm
04/19/2015 12:00 PM
Embracing the moment: Hall of Famer Ben Crenshaw hugs his longtime caddy, Carl Jackson. Crenshaw played in his 44th and final Masters Golf Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club. (Credit: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

Embracing the moment: Hall of Famer Ben Crenshaw hugs his longtime caddy, Carl Jackson. Crenshaw played in his 44th and final Masters Golf Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club. (Credit: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

Years ago I would have early-morning phone chats with my good friend, Wayne DePetris. We talked about everything. Wayne was a golfer, so, of course, many of our conversations centered around golf. Wayne passed away 15 years ago. I miss him.  (more…)

04/12/15 12:00pm
04/12/2015 12:00 PM

Kathy and Jim Mulligan had finished packing their golf gear in anticipation of a golf vacation that was only a few days away. Both are decent players and enjoy the game regardless of how well they score.

A few days before setting out for their golf get-away, Kathy said to Jim: “I’ve been thinking. We always play golf with Joan and Harry and they are such great company. What happens if we get teamed up with a beginner, a club-thrower, a cheater, or even worse, someone with a potty mouth? That could ruin our whole day.”  (more…)