Lehigh Valley / Poconos News & Events

  • Great Bear Golf Club Honored by Golf Digest

    POCONO MOUNTAINS, Pennsylvania - The Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau has announced that Great Bear Golf Course & Country Club has been named one of Pennsylvania's best golf courses in Golf Digest Magazine's biennial ranking of the "America's Greatest Courses State by State 2007-08." The Jack Nicklaus design - stretching to more than ...

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  • Butler Co. Golf Tour Features $1-Million Prize

    Pennsylvania's Butler County Tourism and Convention Bureau is giving golfers a lot of green this summer. That's because the group's 2007 golf tour features a $1 million hole-in-one prize at the tour's final invitation-only tournament. The Tour consists of six tournaments (best ball or scramble) that will be played at various Butler County golf cour ...

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  • Famed Lehigh Valley Golf Writer Dies at 72

    John Kunda, the dean of sportswriters in Pennsylvania's Lehigh Valley, died Wednesday at the age of 72. Kunda, longtime columnist for the Morning Call in Allentown, battled with lung cancer and resultant complications for most of this year. Although Kunda covered all sports with his popular columns that ran three or four times a week, he was most no ...

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  • Upswing Golf - A New Model for Success!

    How do you compete with the “Big Boys” of the golf equipment industry, who have many years head start in marketing and manufacturing, not to mention deep, deep pockets to fund their ventures? Two veterans of the front lines of the golf industry wars, Richard Merk and Bret Larsen are trying to do it in a revolutionary way, one club at a time, o ...

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