My Turn: The admission fee for living in paradise

...available to the less affluent sector.No one likes to pay taxes. But instead of whining we could imagine Alaska as a country club or fitness center. Anyone who has the money to belong to either can choose whether to join the best club in town or settle...
Today in sports history for Sept. 2

...9-7, 6-2 victory over Bill Johnston.1940 - Byron Nelson wins the PGA by beating Sam Snead 1-up at the Hershey Country Club in Pennsylvania.1945 - Frank Parker wins the men's singles title in the U.S. Lawn Tennis Association championships...
Trump says his father gave him a 'small' $1 million loan

...event, a televised town hall broadcast live on the "Today" show, brought together about 125 registered voters in a country club ballroom. The intimate environment was a rarity for the GOP front-runner, who has generally eschewed small events...
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Today In Sports History for Sept. 11

...oldest winner in U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur history at age 52. Higgins beats Lynn Simmons 1-up at Barton Hills Country Club in Ann Arbor, Mich., to break the age mark of 48 set by Carol Semple Thompson in 1997.2010 - Wladimir Klitschko...
Sports On TV for Sunday, August 23

...round, at Greensboro, N.C.11 a.m., FS1 - USGA, U.S. Amateur Championship, final round, at Olympia Fields Country Club, Ill.1 p.m., GOLF - PGA, Boeing Classic, Champions Tour, final round, Snoqualmie, Wash.3 p.m., GOLF...
Jeff Maggert wins US Senior Open for 2nd senior major title

...his second major victory on the Champions Tour this year. He closed with a 5-under 65 at sun-drenched Del Paso Country Club, edging defending champion Colin Montgomerie by two strokes.The victory makes Maggert more than just a repeat winner...
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Today In Sports History for June 26-27

...youngest player to win four LPGA Tour majors. Tseng closes with a 6-under 66 to finish at 19-under 269 at Locust Hill Country Club in Pittsford, N.Y., matching the LPGA record low score at a major. Tseng bettered Se Ri Pak, who was 24 when...
Park wins third straight Women's PGA title

...women's golf.The 26-year-old from South Korea made five birdies and shot a bogey-free round at the Westchester Country Club, finishing the season's second major five strokes ahead of 22-year-old compatriot Sei Young Kim on Sunday.Park...
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Montgomery Burns strikes again!

...well-paid stooge there to do the bidding of his corporate overlords. It doesn't matter if he does jail time at a country club prison; he will be well taken care of. And, we get to pay for everything thanks to a corrupt Regulatory Commission...
Today In Sports History for July 29

...capture the PGA championship.1934 - Paul Runyan beats Craig Wood on the 38th hole to win PGA Championship at Park Country Club in Williamsville, N.Y.1956 - Cathy Cornelius wins a playoff over Barbara McIntyre to win the U.S. Women's Open...


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