Maine college golf goes artificial turf

Larry Mahoney of the Bangor Daily News reports that the Husson University men’s and women’s teams have something most or none of their New England counterparts possess. Husson recently unveiled a new artificial turf outdoor practice facility on its Bangor campus. Head coach Mike Dugas said the facility has more than 3,000 square feet of putting surface, a chipping surface surrounded by a 2-foot fringe and a bunker that is 18 feet deep by 54 feet long. “I asked myself, why are the golf teams the only teams that don’t have a place to practice on campus?” Dugas said. Read more and see photos here.