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The Old Man & His Greens — an article about Walter Travis

Posted on Sep 13

The following is an article authored by Tom Doak, and as found in The Met Golfer magazine: The Old Man & His Greens Walter Travis designed courses where intelligent finesse has the edge over pure power. Born in the Australian gold rush town of Maldon in 1862, Walter Travis took the opportunity to immigrate to America at the age of 23, when the hardware company he worked for decided to open an office in New York City.  He never looked back, and indeed never returned to the land of...


New flags at SCC — thank you Scott Schlossel

Posted on Aug 28

By now you should have seen the new flags on our greens, and a Stafford flag flying below the American flag at our main flagpole by the putting green.  All have been donated by Scott Schlossel.  Our heartfelt thanks for his continued generosity.  Scott also funded the replacement of our flagpole a couple of years ago. The color schemes for the flags on the greens are as follows: Red/White is a front pin Yellow/White is a middle pin Blue/White is a back...


New phone system at Stafford CC

Posted on Aug 23

As previously communicated, we've upgraded the Internet and business services at our club.  The new WiFi is Stafford_Guest.  That new network does not require a password... just link to it and connect.  The computer stations in the Clubhouse, Golf Shop, Pool, Halfway House, Maintenance Building and Business Office are also upgraded. We've also upgraded the club's phone system.  You now simply dial 343-9281 (the number that was formally dedicated to the Golf Shop), and you then enter the following to be connected to the desired person or area: 1 -...


Club Championship — Saturday tee times

Posted on Aug 21

From our Head Golf Professional, Eric Haile: The Men's and Ladies' Club Championship matches are set for this weekend! For the first time that i can remember, we have (2) father-son match-ups in the first round! The trash talking has already begun! Here are the match-ups for the Men and the Ladies' on Saturday: 8:00 - Shaughnessy vs. Clarke 8:07 - Nicastro,D. vs. Nicastro,C. 8:14 - Hitchcock vs. Sheflin 8:21 - Wormley,G. vs. Thomas 8:28 - Scorse vs. DiMartino 8:35 - Haefele vs. Welch,T. 8:42 - White vs. Lapple,J....


Reminder — if you play the Combo tees, please post hole-by-hole scores

Posted on Aug 16

This reminder goes out to all Men and Women who play our Combo Tees... please be sure to post your scores hole-by-hole.  That's the only way that we'll get the data to accurately set the Hole Handicaps for 2019.  Right now, the Hole Handicaps are educated guesses from the Golf Committee and Eric...