"I was just a little taken aback that people would start drinking at 8 in the morning," he said this week, David Gay, a board of Selectmen member who will be voting on the decision told the area paper, the Lowell Sun.
"From what they said, that's not unusual for tournaments ... I understand what they're trying to do, and I'm not going to kill it.”
Pre breakfast beer notoriety, this splendid Geoffrey Cornish track which meanders along the Merrimack River was best known for its historical significance. The golf course sits on a pasture once owned by one Captain John Trull who commanded the Tewksbury Minutemen and helped to warn that the British were coming. Trull fired a trio of warning shots across the Merrimack river, a pre-arranged signal, then saddled up and rode like lightening in the thick of the night into town to gather his men.