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Pride of Schenectady: Sweet swing made Farina a golfing legend

Golfer Armand Farina from the mid-1930s.
Golfer Armand Farina from the mid-1930s.
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Quiet and reserved, the late Armand Farina consistently put red numbers on scorecards like a deadly golfing assassin. Known for a smooth swing that late Gazette golf writer Lou Torre termed perfect, Farina continued to break par with relative ease from the time he starred on the Nott Terrace High School golf team in the 1930s until he himself was in his late 70s. It’s no wonder that the man considered one the greatest golfers ...

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