Sunday, April 9, 2017

Golf Scorecard History 101, Maryland - Set #5

Golf Scorecard History 101, Maryland
Set #5
Clifton Park GC to Congressional CC

 Flag of Maryland

Some facts about Maryland:
  1. The United States Naval Academy was founded on October 10, 1845 at Annapolis.
  2. In 1830 the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Company built the first railroad station in Baltimore.
  3. During revolutionary times Rockville was known as Hungerford's Tavern the name of its most familiar landmark. One of the first calls to freedom from British rule was heard at the tavern in 1774.
  4. The Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary is considered a masterpiece and one of the finest 19th century buildings in the world. The basilica is the first cathedral in the United States. Baltimore represents the first Roman Catholic diocese.
  5. Fort Meade near Laurel became a base because a train engineer delivering soldiers to Meade knew only one Meade, the one in Maryland. He was not aware of Fort Meade, Florida. The confusion happened so often a second base was built in Maryland in an attempt to avoid the confusion.
  6. King Williams School opened in 1696 it was the first school in the United States.
  7. The first dental school in the United States opened at the University of Maryland.
  8. Babe Ruth, the Sultan of Swat, was born in Baltimore and attended Saint Mary's Industrial School.
  9. Other Major League Ball player besides "The Babe" born in Maryland include Cal Ripken, Jr., Billy Ripken, Lefty Grove, Frank (Home Run) Baker, Harold Baines, Al Kaline, Denny Neagle, and Jimmie Foxx. 
  10. Maryland has well over two hundred golf courses.  Thirty-five different golf scorecards are shown below spanning eight of these courses.

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Lake of Isles (North Course), Connecticut
Additions to Previously Blogged Scorecard Sequences
Western Australia Scorecards
Massachusetts Scorecards

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