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The comeback trail

Jackson club sees good times ahead after suffering the tough times Featuring one of the state’s most picturesque golf courses, Brookwood Country Club had fallen on hard times in the fall of 2007. Memberships had dipped dramatically, the South Jackson club’s buildings needed a major overhaul and the once-pristine golf course resembled a cow pasture. The former owners wished to ...

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Richardson leading charge at Brookwood

Willie Richardson has had a lot of great moments in his life. Consider the Clarksdale native’s body of work: -An All-Pro receiver with the Baltimore Colts who played in one of the NFL’s most memorable Super Bowls • Inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame • Inducted into the National High School Sports Hall of Fame • A three-time ...

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Bridges makes national ranking

BAY ST. LOUIS — The Bridges Golf Club at Hollywood Casino Bay St. Louis rates among the Top 40 casino layouts in the United States, according to Golfweek’s recently-released rankings. Golfweek’s Best Casino list for 2009-2010 was published in the Dec. 12 issue of the national magazine. “We’re very pleased and not surprised that the raters recognize the splendid course ...

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Dates set for Viking Classic

MADISON — Viking Classic and Century Club Charities Inc. announced the 2010 Viking Classic would be held Sept. 27-Oct. 3 at Annandale Golf Club, making it the first event of the PGA TOUR’s 2010 Fall Series. Viking Classic also announced that chef Emeril Lagasse would headline the Viking Culinary Tent’s lineup of cooking demonstrations during the 2010 Viking Classic. “We ...

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Golf tournament raises Make-A-Wish funds

The Harrison County Young Lawyers hosted its 3rd Annual Charity Golf Tournament benefiting the Make-a-Wish Foundation at the Great Southern Club, raising more than $1,200. The tournament was open to the public where all participants vied for trophies and a shot at a new 2010 Jaguar XF sponsored by the Jaguar of the Gulf Coast. The Harrison County Young Lawyers ...

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Watkins: Viking Classic worth the wait

Playing month later means PGA tourney isn’t sharing time with others The Viking Classic is more than a month later than it was last year, and Randy Watkins would not have it any other way. “When we got our own date, we moved,” said Watkins, Viking tournament director. “We were supposed to be opposite the President’s Cup, but we got our ...

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