A few stories that have come across the transom lately (click the link within each blurb to read the full story):
- Byron Nelson's wife called the bomb squad when an unusual package showed up in the mail. They detonated it, but it turned out to be banners from the Masters and a letter.
- Port Groves Golf Club, a 70-year-old 9-holer in Groves, has closed. But the Groves mayor and a business partner are hoping to purchase the property and re-open the course.
- Facilities at the University of Texas Golf Club keep growing. The UT men's golf coach says, "The Academy is now, with its continued improvements, reaching a point where it is one of the premier facilities in the country."
- The Fina NTPGA Seniors Championship was played at Ridglea Country Club (South Course) in Fort Worth last week. Perry Arthur, representing Stonebridge Ranch Country Club-Dye Course was the winner with rounds of 68-68. It was his second straight win in the event.