For Longtime Golf Coach, Life's Scorecard Is Well Under Par
Landry Harlan
Coach Doug DeBettencourt's high school golf team finished seventh on Monday at the Division III state tournament. It was the latest success in a career that mixed algebraic equations with fairway splendors.
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Farm Neck Golf Club Turns 25; Players, Birds and Pond Views Doing Nicely, Thank You
Brien Hefler
Charles Harff sits at table in the Farm Neck Golf Club Cafe dressed to the nines - the back nines. He’s wearing a Martha’s Vineyard Hospital 2004 golf tournament polo, white shorts and a pair of semi-dress loafers. Tan from day on the links, with gray hair and an air of congeniality, he’s soft-spoken and unassuming.
 
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Federal Judge Finds Farm Neck Exempt From Overtime Pay Laws

A federal judge ruled this week that the Farm Neck Golf Club is not required to pay its employees overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

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Facing Growing Need, Golf Tournament Tees Up to Help Island Children
Alex Elvin

Golfers from on and off the Island will hit the links this weekend for the 23rd annual Children’s Benefit Golf Tournament, hosted by the Farm Neck Golf Club.

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Farm Neck Foundation Grants

The Farm Neck Foundation has announced its annual grants for the year 2016.

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Children's Benefit Golf Tournament
Farm Neck Golf Club hosts the 20th annual Children’s Benefit Golf Tournament on Sunday, June 1, beginning with registration bright and early at 7 a.m.
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Rare Chance Encounter Even More Special in Era of Heightened Security
Alan Hobart

Rumor spread shortly after noon that the president was playing golf at Farm Neck, which is less then a mile from here.

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President Obama's Martha's Vineyard Vacation Tees Off
Sara Brown
The first full day of President Obama's Vineyard vacation was a quiet one, and included one of the president's favorite Vineyard pastimes: a round of golf.
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After the Storm, Sledding Is Fine Sport from Farm Neck Fairways to Tashmoo
MAX HART

After the Storm, Sledding Is Fine Sport from Farm Neck Fairways to Tashmoo

By MAX HART

The snowdrifts near the tee box on the third hole at Farm Neck Golf Club in Oak Bluffs are deep, very deep.

So deep, in fact, that they rise up past the waist of an average-sized adult, a good three to four feet of snow. Trying to wade through them is an exercise in absurdity; it's nearly impossible to navigate without falling on your face.

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Border Collies on Goose Patrol at Farm Neck
Jim Hickey

As soon as you meet Jim Cornwell, the adoration he has for his border collies is readily apparent. The baseball cap he wears is decorated by a lively looking border collie, while his denim shirt bears the insignia of Tash and Tama, the names of his two dogs.

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