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Saving Par: It’s OK to admit you need a professional

Don’t be too proud to take a golf lesson. I’m not! That’s what Jack Nicklaus said years ago. And with a total of 118 tournament wins around the world including 18 majors, I say we should all trust him. Whether you’re an expert or thinking about swinging a golf club for the first time, instruction should be a part of ...

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Q&A: John Currence

In addition to being a PGA TOUR event, the Viking Classic is also a culinary extravaganza. Wrapping up the fun in this year’s Viking Culinary Tent will be chef John Currence, owner of City Grocery restaurant in Oxford. Currence was named Best Chef in 2009 by the James Beard Foundation and was recently a contestant on “Top Chef Masters” on ...

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Bruno cooking at The Palette

The Mississippi Museum of Art announced Luis Bruno as the new executive chef of The Palette Café by Viking, which is located in the museum. Bruno is a native of Bronx, N.Y., and as a boy, left home at age 13 to work in his brother’s pizzeria in upstate New York. In 1993, he moved to Florida to earn a ...

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Get on the social media train … or get left behind

Following a meeting at the Facebook headquarters in California, Joe Stradinger sat down at his computer and implemented a new feature called Facebook Stories to the Viking Range fan page. Following a meeting at the Facebook headquarters in California, Joe Stradinger sat down at his computer and made a small change to Viking’s use of feature called Facebook Stories. Four ...

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Volunteers make tourney go

There are 1,200 volunteers whose work at the Viking at Madison’s Annandale Golf Club is done almost exclusively behind the scenes During the Pro-Am that preceded the 2004 Southern Farm Bureau Classic, Derrel Palmer was serving as a walking scorer for the group that included Fred Funk. Several holes in, Palmer sought out a bench adjacent to the tee box ...

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‘A culinary destination’

Viking opens cooking school in Ridgeland in latest expansion   A giant in the culinary world last week opened a cooking school in Ridgeland, a budding location for fine eateries. A division of the Greenwood-based Viking Corp., the Viking Culinary Group has opened the Viking Culinary Center, which houses the group’s corporate headquarters, a Viking Cooking School, Everyday Gourmet and ...

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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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