WellesleyWeston Magazine

FALL 2014

Launched in 2005, WellesleyWeston Magazine is a quarterly publication tailored to Wellesley and Weston residents and edited to enrich the experience of living in two of Massachusetts' most desirable communities.

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Architecture of Weston, Massachusetts 1830- 1980, and president of the Weston Historical Society. "His infatuation quickly spread to friends and parishioners, and a club was organized within a year." The original Weston Golf Club provided a nine-hole course in the Kendal Green section of Weston on land leased from eight different owners, tennis courts in a different section of town, and a small clubhouse located near the Coburn barn on Church Street. Tournament play was an early part of the club fabric and was organized by the Neighborhood Golf Association of Boston. Strong competition was an early objective. "It is hoped that the Weston Golf Club will produce players who can compete success- fully with representatives from any club in the state." (From: The Parish Calendar, April 15, 1895.) In 1895, club directors hired one of the nation's earliest professional greens keepers, John Harland from England, to maintain the 76 W e l l e s l e y W e s t o n M a g a z i n e | f a l l 2 0 1 4 B A C K G R O U N D : D I A N E A N T O N P H O T O G R A P H Y ; I N S E T : D A V I D C O L T

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