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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landscape architecture" and the creator of New York's Central Park). The Meadowbrook Road neighborhood thus became one of the first examples of a neighborhood designed around a golf course. Winsor and Coburn Robert Winsor's name is still spoken almost daily at The Weston Golf Club. One of the main function rooms in the clubhouse was named in his honor as a friend and benefactor of the club. When he died in 1930, Winsor was remembered by the board in this way: "His generous giving made possible, and his wise and tactful guidance fostered, this place of beauty and unique charm available to all his neighbors." Another well-used room at the club, the Coburn Room, is named for Arthur L. Coburn, Jr., son of Arthur L. Coburn, Sr. a founder of the original club and one of the original eight landowners who leased land for the club in Kendal Green. Coburn, Jr. was instrumental in the club's survival and growth after the Depression. 79 f a l l 2 0 1 4 | W e l l e s l e y W e s t o n M a g a z i n e "I can go out on a Saturday or Sunday and pick up a game with anyone." Peter Sykes member of The Weston Golf Club

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