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THURSDAY, AUGUST 18, 2016   
Vol 9.33   
Back when James Bond golfed, new courses were being planned all over the world. Same happened with Tiger Woods' rise in the 1990s. Now, its the stalwart golf destinations like those in the Rondout Valley that are not only surviving but thriving as the leisure sport starts to change. Courtesy photo
Not Our Daddies' Sport Any Longer?
Rondout Valley Golf Courses Doing Well

REGIONAL – A lot has been written lately about the decline of golf, leading some to predict doom for the leisurely sport. But on our local level, and especially in the Rondout Valley, things didn't boom so much, and they didn't decline so much in consequence. The only course we've lost in recent times was the eighteen holes at the Nevele, which went away when the resort closed for good... and that didn't have much to do with golf's rise and fall.   > MORE

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A Short Story...
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