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Bob Weiner

Bob Weiner

Bob Weiner has been a fixture around the Capital Area golf scene for more than three decades, first writing for the Troy Record and then for more than 25 years as the lead golf writer for the Daily Gazette. He brings his experience and connections not only in telling stories about players in competition, but first hand accounts on area links and club reviews, too. Bob lives in Troy.

Hrycenko returns to Amsterdam

 Posted by on 02/08/2018  Featured, General  Comments Off on Hrycenko returns to Amsterdam
Feb 082018

REPLACES MERENDO AT MUNI By Bob Weiner As a youngster, Chris Hrycenko enjoyed sliding down the snow-covered hills of Amsterdam Municipal Golf Course every winter and riding in his grandfather’s golf cart every summer. The [More …]

Capital Area at PGA Show

 Posted by on 01/26/2018  Featured, General  Comments Off on Capital Area at PGA Show
Jan 262018

LOCAL PROS IN ORLANDO By Bob Weiner For many golf professionals and amateur enthusiasts, the annual PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando, FL this week is the official preview of the upcoming season. Plus it gets [More …]

On The Tee with Alyssa Ruggiero

 Posted by on 01/26/2018  Featured, General  Comments Off on On The Tee with Alyssa Ruggiero
Jan 262018

HVCC BUILDING A PROGRAM By Bob Weiner There’s a new men’s collegiate golf program in the Capital Area, and first-year head coach Alyssa Ruggiero is standing on the first tee with a blank slate on [More …]

Maes moves on

 Posted by on 01/18/2018  Featured, General  Comments Off on Maes moves on
Jan 182018

CAPITAL AREA NOTES Former Wiltwyck Golf Club head pro Chad Maes is now the new head professional at Winding Brook Country Club in Valatie. Maes enjoyed his stay at the prestigious Kingston private club, which [More …]

On The Tee with Tony Curro

 Posted by on 01/17/2018  Equipment, Featured, General  Comments Off on On The Tee with Tony Curro
Jan 172018

DIAMOND IN THE ROUGH By Bob Weiner Golf gave Tony Curro a new lease on life – literally. The longtime physical education teacher and coach at Watervliet High School is more known for his exploits [More …]