I wanted to love North Country Club after my check-in at the pro shop. When I paid the modest $30 green fee, cart included, I had no idea whether I would be matched up with another single or a group or play by myself.
“Is there a starter out there?” I asked the gentleman who processed my credit card.
“I’m the starter,” he said, with a smile and a wink at the guy he had been talking to when I came in. “And the manager, the cart guy and the all-around boss.”
“The owner too?” ...
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Every year, I try to make a pilgrimage to Copake. I say “pilgrimage” because it is about three hours round trip from my Connecticut home, with no direct route. US Highway 44 is one of those old east-west routes that circumvent the mountains of western Connecticut and, therefore, at a few spots turn north or south for a while.
No matter, the trip to this out of the way gem golf course is worth it, and there is a terrific bakery about halfway there that is my customary stop for ...
Read more: Copake Country Club
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