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Fast
facts
1. Shotput
2. Easter egg
3. Centre of attention
4. Evil eye
5. Across the street
6. Time and a half
Answers to Outside the Box
Puzzles from page 52
CSA PRESIDENT’S AWARD HONOUREES
Instituted in 2003, the association has created an annual president’s award – to be presented at the annual general meeting or other
suitable event – to recognize members who have served the association in an outstanding volunteer capacity, thereby making a significant
contribution to the success of the association. The award consists of an etched-glass object suitable for display on a bookshelf or table.
Don Gruchy
Jacques Monette
Mary and Joe Poore
Dr. Robert and Teresa MacMillan
John and Connie Cavanaugh
Don and Sharon Stephens
Joyce and Henry Budnick
Golf Facts
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olf balls reach speeds of
170 miles per hour
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Golfers use $800 million worth of golf balls each year
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There are 336 dimples on a regulation golf ball
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The longest recorded drive is 515 yards
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The longest recorded (successful) putt is 375 yards
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The first standardized rules for golf were written in
Edinburgh in 1774
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