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President’s Letter: Summer 2021
October 19, 2021

President’s Letter: Summer 2021

Champions, opportunity and community I would like to offer a heartfelt “Thank You” to all our Member Clubs that have hosted a GAP event or will do so at some point this year. We understand the
President’s Letter: Spring 2021
July 27, 2021

President’s Letter: Spring 2021

A return to normal in 2021? Here we go again. We hope. GAP begins its 124th season with an added level of excitement and the return of the BMW GAP Team Matches. More than 5,000 golfers&nbs
President’s Letter: Winter 2020
December 28, 2020

President’s Letter: Winter 2020

What a year 2020 was? In late October, I was texted a cartoon that said, “I’m not turning my clock back on Sunday. The last thing we need is an extra hour of 2020!!!” Well, one of my favorite q
President’s Letter: Fall 2020
October 15, 2020

President’s Letter: Fall 2020

You can check out, but you can never leave Have you ever been out with good friends for a wonderful evening and looked at and realized, to your amazement, that it was already 2 a.m. – three hour
President’s Letter: Summer 2020
June 30, 2020

President’s Letter: Summer 2020

Love in the Time of Corona Fans of world literature will immediately notice that I have stolen my title from the 1985 classic “Love in the Time of Cholera” by Nobel Prize winner Gabriel Garcia
April 1, 2020

President’s Letter: Spring 2020

Golf in a crisis We have all had our share of misery in the months of March and April as we return to the golf course. We’ve had late snow and rainy, soggy days. When we look back on those weath
President’s Letter: Winter 2019
January 15, 2020

President’s Letter: Winter 2019

Who’s your favorite child? I have followed the story closely, and it’s been pretty painful. There have been nasty arguments laden with fake news. Quality people have had their judgment and
President’s Letter: Fall 2019
October 1, 2019

President’s Letter: Fall 2019

Confessions of a golf snob Admit it. When the Golf Digest course rankings come out each year, you look to see if you’ve played any of those courses and maybe how many. In my early years, my golf
President’s Letter: Summer 2019
July 1, 2019

President’s Letter: Summer 2019

Learning from the Scots and Irish I was in Scotland recently playing courses in and around St. Andrews with three of my closest friends. We had glorious weather (the rumors of wind and rain in Sco
President’s Letter: Spring 2019
April 1, 2019

President’s Letter: Spring 2019

New year, new GAP In the 1990s, I spent considerable time in Australia. One of the great things about traveling to Australia was flying Qantas Airways (obviously a distant second to Aussie beer an