Summer Street Golf Scramble June 22

ABERCROMBIE — Howie Anderson says he can appreciate how the annual Summer Street golf scramble has evolved. Anderson has played every year and is ready with his five-man team to play golf and raise money for Summer Street at the 24th edition of the event on June 22 at the Abercrombie Country Club. The other...

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NEW GLASGOW — Plans are progressing for the 18th annual MacDonald Cup Fore Palliative Care golf fundraiser in July. The tournament will be played on July 15 at Glen Lovat Golf Club and will feature Canadian comedian Jimmy Flynn, who is headlining a show on July 14 at Summer Street Industries in New Glasgow. Doors...

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Good will come despite Trump

I vowed I would never allow myself to discuss Donald Trump in my column – or anywhere else for that matter. Even if he does own a bunch of golf courses. But now that he’s messing around in the sports world, like he’s been messing around in just about everything else, I can’t help myself....

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Malcolm scores big ace in golf

ABERCROMBIE — It was a golf weekend for the ages at Abercrombie Country Club. Kellen Malcolm did not win the men’s championship, which was won by 2016 champion Kevin Scott, but Malcolm achieved something that he and his fellow club members won’t soon forget. Malcolm recorded his first hole-in-one on the fifth hole on Sunday,...

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Golf tourney upcoming

On Saturday, Sept. 9, dozens of golfers will gather at Dundee Golf Course once again, for the 17th annual Alex “Sugarcamp” MacDonald Memorial Golf Tournament. MacDonald was a Port Hawkwesbury area union activist, community supporter and friend of many. As an avid Strait Pirates and sports enthusiast in general, it’s ironic he’s been honored for...

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Petting zoo delights kids

MOUNT WILLIAM — Two children had a birthday party they are not soon likely to forget. Rhys Westhaver and his sister Annie celebrated their birthdays on Saturday at Eagles Chance Golf Club and a petting zoo there was among the attractions. Their parents, Shaun and Amanda Westhaver, and grandparents Pat and Dawn Westhaver secured a...

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Weeks event draws full slate

ABERCROMBIE — It was another successful year for the Weeks celebrity golf tournament. A full slate of teams played in the annual scramble and NHL great Dale Hawerchuk proved to be a great celebrity quest. “Things went very well,” organizer Ed McLaren said. “Dale’s a tremendous guy. He was just one of the boys. We...

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Celebrity golf

Mark Vokey is among alumni taking part in the 2017 Weeks celebrity golf scramble today at Abercrombie Golf and Country Club. Vokey starred with the Weeks Major Midgets for several seasons. (Goodwin photo)...

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Kilted golfers keep tradition

FRASER’S MOUNTAIN — Three of the original foursome that has championed the tradition of the Festival of the Tartans kilted golf tournament continue to revel in the event. Bill MacCulloch, Red MacKean and Bob White have been joined in recent years by Harold MacDonnell and were among the 14 teams that played in the annual...

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SS golf raises record amount

ABERCROMBIE — It was a record-setting day for the Summer Street Scramble Golf Tournament last Friday. By bringing in approximately $274,000 that day, for an enormous total of $2,884,241 since the start of the event 23 years ago, the scramble’s grand total this year is higher than that of any other year. “We were absolutely...

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