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Golf season can’t begin soon enough

With less-than-sincere apologies to all winter sports enthusiasts, I’m confident that I speak for the majority of golfers in the Northeast when I make a polite, but blunt, directive toward Mother Nature: Enough!

This time last year, many diehards were taking a break from all the winter golf made possible by warm weather and a consistent lack of snow. Not so in 2013, which has dropped plenty of white pain on the region and remained cold so that, with April fast approaching, many yards — and golf courses — still contain pockets of shade-protected snow that have yet to completely melt.

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