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2017 Editorial Calendar

(Publication date: 2/13/17)
Cover Story: A DAY IN THE LIFE OF GOLF: Special section photo essay covering all aspects of a day in golf: pre-dawn grounds crew, food prep, clubhouse attendants, starters, caddies, halfway house, pro shop, lessons, and oh yeah, golfers
Club Focus: St. George’s, East Setauket, NY
Travel: Monterey
• Up Close: Ken Whitne

(Publication date: 4/6/17)
Cover Story: JUNIOR GOLF: In celebration of the 100th Met Junior – the oldest golf competition in the U.S. – we spotlight junior golf in the Met Area
Club Focus: Ballyowen
• Travel: Le golf en France – where to stay, play, and eat as the country anticipates its debut as a world golf destination with the 2018 Ryder Cup
Up Close: Butch Harmon
2017 MGA Championships Preview: Interview with new MGA President

(Publication date: 6/8/17)
Cover Story: Practice? Practice! How to, Where to, Why to
Club Focus: Sunningdale
Travel: Wisconsin
Up CloseMGA Junior Calendar: U.S. Women's Open Preview

(Publication date: 8/10/17)
Cover Story: THE NEW DREAM 18: The 18 best holes in the Met Area built in the last 30 years, spotlighting great newer courses as the game continues to invigorate itself and grow
• The Lure of the Links:Trees are out, wind is in, and bounce is back. The hot destinations (Bandon, Cabot, Streamsong, Sand Valley) all present a version of the ancient game played on the links of Scotland
Caddies: Once a way for kids to make a little money and learn the game, the caddie ranks are becoming increasingly professionalized
MGA Championship Recap: for the first half of the season

(Publication date: 11/13/17)
Cover Story: CLUB CHAMPIONS: Annual roundup of club champions at member clubs
Club Focus:
Crab Meadow Golf Course
Old Hickory:Some golfers are turning their backs on modern innovation to play tournaments with hickory-shafted clubs and golf balls designed to perform like those of 90 years ago.  What do they find • Greenskeepers Revenge: Many clubs have an annual year-end event in which the course is set up with hole locations in outlandish and unfair places. Stories from around the Met, with examples and photos from the most diabolical devisings

Distinguished Service Award; Player of the Year and MGA Championships Recap

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