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HCC Lives for Another Year

Ad Harry Sheehy has written to members of the Hanover Country Club to reassure them that there will be golf in Hanover next year:

HCC Lives September 1, 201.jpg

And Dartmouth Women’s Golf coach and HCC head pro Alex Kirk has also distributed the usual HCC end-of-summer membership offer:

HCC Membership Offer.jpg

Alex Kirk is both the HCC head pro and the head coach of the Women’s Golf team. If HCC is closed, will some other part of the College make up his lost income as head pro while he continues as the Women’s Varsity Golf coach?

Addendum: What a tempest in a teapot this whole golf course closure issue is. If Phil had a lick of managerial sense, he would never have put up for evaluation a decision that was obviously bound to raise a storm of protest. What was he thinking? A senior manager is supposed to understand the bigger picture in this type of situation. Will the Skiway be the next feature at the College to be “reviewed”?

Addendum: An alumnus writes in:

This teapot tempest still stinks. The commitment to remain open for all of 2018 hardly encourages new memberships. I suppose it’s a face-saving type of announcement, but “for the foreseeable future” would have been far more appropriate.

I wonder how many more would-be major donors were discouraged by this ridiculous episode.


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