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Golf provenance more detailed than course commentary but information solid a to accuracy of commentary. G Izett
I am the Emeritus Principal PGA Professional at Riverside Golf & Country Club located in Portland, OR., having previously been a PGA Professional at Treasure Kay Golf & CC located in Abaco, Bahamas. I am also a Certified Teaching Professional with the United States
Golf Tearchers Federation following a disinguished career in the practice of Law for more than 45 years in the southeastern Philadelphia metropolitan area. Summers previously fulltime in Portland, OR.
My former USGA Handicap Index issued by the Golf Association of Philadelphia from 1992 through 5/16/03 at Ashbourne Country Club, club # 56-010-1, GHIN # 7187-443, including rounds scored at surrounding clubs at years end through 5/16/12 averaged 4.0.
Riverside Golf & Country Club is rated at 3 of 5 stars. Its rolling terrain is nicely laid out making good use of the natural terrain & water course running through & adjacent to the property. To some extent it reminds me of my former home club. While under 7,000 yards, when the rough is allowed to grow and the fairways are narrowed for Championship play (like the Merion Course at the 2013 U.S. Open was) the course has been known to bring tournament players to their knees in frustration.
I am stil a member of the Abaco Kay Golf and CC in Abaco, the Bahamas; the Golden Horseshoe Golf Club, Willaimsburg, Va.; and a annual/daily member of LULU Country Club, North Hills, Pa., a historic 100 year old Donald J. Ross design; I have attended numerous British Opens including North Berwick, Royal Troon, & St. Andrews; and the U.S Open at Pebble Beach, CA; Baltesrol, Summit, NJ; West Chester and Shinocock Hills, N.Y. & most recently, Merion, at Ardmore, Pa, in 1981 & 2013.
Clubs are designed by George Izett; Bailey & Izett, Armore, Pa. Driver and 4 Wood by Cleveland; Irons Taylor made, ICW 11; lofts & lies 1 degree flat and 2 degrees strong by George Izett; Wedges (5) by Geoge Izett; Sand Wedge by Ping; Putters are multiple.
I am a Life Time member of the PGA Tour Partners Club and participated in qualifying and playing in the 64th Senior Annual PGA Open Championship played at Aronimink Golf Club in Newtown Square, Pa., June 5-8, 2003.
William C. Hart
Westchester Country Club
Philadelphia Cricket Club
Hazeltine National Golf Club