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In the rough, Canton gem missed big shot

But Ponkapoag needed too much to host Open

Ponkapoag pro Mike Fleming at the unusable third tee. Ponkapoag pro Mike Fleming at the unusable third tee. (Gretchen Ertl for the Boston Globe)
By Peter Schworm
Globe Staff / June 19, 2009

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CANTON - When two of the country’s top golf officials surveyed Ponkapoag Golf Course a few years back, they analyzed every green, every fairway, from every possible angle, as if grimly sizing up a tough lie. A few months earlier, a multimillion-dollar face lift of another scruffy public course - Bethpage State Park on Long Island - had culminated with ... (Full article: 1123 words)

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