Danny Kelly’s first golf threesome during the spring of 1957 included Schenectady Gazette reporter Kathy Muller and photographer Charles B. Sellers Jr. Danny was the star as the newspaper illustrated rights and wrongs on fields of green.
Schenectady restaurateur Danny Kelly demonstrates the correct way to yell “Fore!” at Mohawk Golf Club in 1957.
Kelly prepares to tee off at Mohawk Golf Club in Niskayuna in 1957. With spring weather coming — eventually — golf fans like Kelly will fill local courses.
Golfer Danny Kelly has a tough lie — a free lift returned him to greener pastures at the Mohawk Golf Club in 1957.
Jim Thomson had other pals beside Danny Kelly who enjoyed the noble sport of striking and striding. Thomson, second from left, stands with some other golf buddies during the 1950s.
Head pro Jim Thomson, at far left with glasses, stands with part of his crew at Mohawk Golf Club during the 1950s. The guys were prepared to help Danny Kelly during his 1957 golf adventure.
It is violation of good manners and golf etiquette to litter. Here in a staged photo, golf pro Thompson asks golfer Kelly to pick up after himself as caddy Calenza looks on.
Kelly lines up an easy shot during his round.
Danny Kelly prepares a high-percentage putt in 1957 — as caddy Nick Celenza hopes for the best. With spring weather expected — sometime — more golfers will be following Danny’s example.
Caddy Nick Celenza helps Danny Kelly add up his golf score on a spring day in 1957.
Guys at the bar couldn't help golfers with their games — but they could help them quench thirsts after 18 holes outside.