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By adamg - 12/20/22 - 12:08 pm

The Supreme Judicial Court today ordered a new trial for a Kingston couple who had been awarded $3.5 million because their house and yard kept getting pummeled by golf balls from a neighboring course, ruling the judge in the case had bogeyed his instructions to the jury. Read more.

By adamg - 4/6/22 - 1:09 pm

Update: Both approved.

Boston could soon be awash in places to hit your putts without worrying about the weather: With one indoor simulated golf "course" already planned for West Broadway in South Boston, companies are now proposing two more: A similar full-swing facility across from City Hall, where the wax museum used to be, and a mini-golf range in a new space in the Seaport. Read more.

By adamg - 1/11/22 - 12:42 pm
Indoor fairways

Rendering of proposed indoor fairways.

The Zoning Board of Appeals today approved a proposal for a golf "course" at which people could sign up for tee times to play 18 holes of golf on computerized simulations, then retire to a "19th Hole" lounge to talk over their rounds - all year long and even at night. And should they somehow injure themselves, there'll be a a CVS right upstairs. Read more.

By adamg - 5/6/20 - 5:01 pm

The Herald reports Gov. Baker isn't going to let golfers cut to the head of the re-opening line, and some golfers are so mad they might go rogue and start golfing anyway.

By adamg - 4/29/20 - 1:42 pm

WBZ reports Gov. Baker says any decision on reopening the state's links will have to wait for a recommendation from the new Reopening Advisory Board he announced yesterday. That board is scheduled to make its industry-by-industry recommendations by May 18 - based on a reduction in Covid-19 cases and hospitalization, which, the governor said today, we've yet to see.

By adamg - 3/8/20 - 4:39 pm
People waiting to hit golf balls in Dedham

Guglielmo reports from McGolf on Bridge Street in Dedham:

They have 65 bays, they are all full, and there are probably 20-30 people also waiting to hit golf balls beyond what this photo shows.

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