In celebration of the U.S. Amateur Championship centennial, the Newport Country Club hosted the 1995 U.S. Amateur Championship. At age 19, Tiger Woods became the ninth player to win back-to-back Amateur championships when he defeated Buddy Marucci on August 27th at the 1995 US Amateur at Newport Country Club.
The weather was perfect and the music was outstanding on Sunday August 26th as the 5th annual Providence Folk Festival arrived in town. Hundreds attended the festival which was held at the Roger Williams National Memorial. Performers came from far and wide and included several local acts, many who stretch the boundaries of traditional folk. […]
This story was originally published on August 26, 2015. President John F. Kennedy vacationed at Hammersmith Farm in Newport on August 26th & 27th, 1962. Speaking about President Kennedy’s lifelong fascination with the sea, Jacqueline Kennedy once said; “It was really the boat that relaxed him the most… . It was for what getting out on a […]