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Bridging Troubled Waters

As head of the world’s leading sports marketing company and the man who represents such golf notables as Arnold Palmer and Tiger Woods, it’s not surprising that Mark McCormack picks one of the most celebrated holes in the game as his favorite, the 16th at the Cypress Point Club in Pebble Beach, CA. After all, he likes dealing with the ...

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Going for the Green

The 59-year-old chairman of Fleet Financial belongs to three Eastern golf clubs, including the spectacular Augusta National. But his favorite golf hole is found at a West Coast resort course he gets to play far less frequently. “It’s the 8th at Pebble Beach,” says the 11-handicapper who works in Boston and Providence, RI, and gets in some 50 rounds a ...

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A River Runs Along It

A 27-handicapper, Bob Fiondella likes the courses at the two Connecticut country clubs at which he is a member and plays once or twice a week during the season. But his favorite golf hole is at another track in the Constitution State that he gets to play far less frequently. “It’s the I7th at the TPC at Riverhighlands in Cromwell,” ...

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Home on the Range

Ed Vick supposes that chief executive officers should have “important” golf holes as their favorites, and they should come from “important” courses such as Merion, Shinnecock, Winged Foot or Pinehurst. “I’ve played a lot of them,” says the head of Young & Rubicam Advertising, “and I’ve liked them all. But my favorite is still the sixth at Sedgewood.” Sedgewood? “Never ...

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Windjammer

A.D. “Pete” Correll has fond memories of growing up in coastal Brunswick, GA, and he still enjoys returning to that area for the occasional round of golf. A favorite destination for the 57-year-old head of Georgia-Pacific is the Ocean Forest Golf Club on Sea Island, and it’s on that course that Correll has found his favorite golf hole.“I love the ...

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The Long, Good “Bye”

Fifty-one-year-old Bill Kelley belongs to four golf clubs, three of which are in the Columbus, OH, area, where his company is also based. And it’s from one of those that the head of Consolidated Stores has selected his favorite hole, the 19th at Double Eagle in Galena.The 19th hole, you say? Is Kelley trying to be funny? Isn’t that another ...

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A Family Affair

For Jim Schiro, golf is a way to relax and spend time with family. And that’s why he’s selected the 18th at Harbourtown Golf Links at the Sea Pines Resort on Hilton Head Island in South Carolina as his favorite hole. “We’ve been going down to Hilton Head since 1980, and it’s become a place that my wife, son, daughter, ...

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On The Road Hole

Jim Kelly loves golf but only gets to knock the ball around three or four times a month. He plays mostly in the United States, but three years ago went on a golfing holiday to Scotland. And it was in the land where the game was born that the UPS chief executive played what he now calls his favorite hole, ...

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