Great deals at the Wheel

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I was at Fairchild Wheeler golf course Monday (the Black Course looks awesome, by the way) to cover the J.J. Henry/First Tee breakfast — and to get my Bridgeport resident card renewed. I talked with new club pro Steve Roach who told me about two great golf specials you might want to take advantage of. […] [Read More]
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Green ribbons for Ken Green

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Green ribbons were handed out today (and again tomorrow) for the PGA Tour pros to wear at the Travelers Championship in support of Danbury’s Ken Green, who was severely injured in a June 8 auto accident in Mississippi. Green’s right leg below the knee had to be amputated because of the injuries. He is still in a […] [Read More]
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We’re done for the day

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Play has been suspended at 8:24 p.m. the 109th U.S. Open. J.J. Henry finished 13 holes on his second round, standing at 2-over. He is at 5-over for the tournament. [Read More]
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J.J.’s stumbling

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It appears that playing 30 holes of golf in one day with the mental stress of the U.S. Open banging around in your head has started to take its toll on J. J. Henry. After playing the back nine at 1-under and making the turn at just 2-over after 27 holes, the Fairfield native stumbled with […] [Read More]
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J.J. makes the (third) turn

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J.J. Henry just finished the back nine (his 27th hole of the day) at 1-under-par, inching him back to 2-over for the tournament. He birdied par-3 17th. He will now head to the front nine and see how many holes he can get in before darkness falls. All in all, a good day for J.J. [Read More]
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Par for the course, so far

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Fairfield’s J.J. Henry is through six holes (playing the back nine) in his second round of the U.S. Open at Bethpage Black. He has parred all six to remain at 3-over for the tournament. USGA Officials have announced that sunset is at 8:30 p.m., meaning we’ve still got at least two more hours of play remaining. […] [Read More]
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J.J.’s done … with Round 1

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Not bad. Not bad at all. Fairfield’s J.J. Henry finished his first round at the U.S. Open Friday, shooting a 3-over 73 over a soggy Bethpage Black course. This is what Henry said after his round: “Absolutely (I’m satisfied). It’s a tough golf course, obviously it’s extremely wet and long, so all in all, I’m […] [Read More]
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J.J. update

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After making the fron nine turn with a solid 1-over 36, J.J. Henry has stumbled with back-to-back bogeys at the 499-yard, par-4 12th and the 554-yard, par-5 13th. he is currently at 3-over with five holes left in his first round. Henry is scheduled to tee off from the 10th to start his second round. [Read More]
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Reporting from Bethpage Quack … I mean, Black

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Hello! I’ve made it down to Bethpage Black, my only day at the U.S. Open. I’ll be going after Fairfield’s finest J.J. Henry, to get a report on his current state of affairs heading into next week’s return to his home state of Connecticut and the Travelers Championship. So far J.J. is at 1-over par […] [Read More]
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A message from Ken Green

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Danbury’s Ken Green, badly injured in a RV accident on Monday in Mississippi, released a statement Friday that was published by pgatour.com. Here’s Kenny’s message: Jun. 12, 2009 Green “I want thank everyone for their thoughts, prayers and support that have come my way these past few days. The golf community is like one big […] [Read More]
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