About Gary

Gary Larrabee is a born-and-bred Bostonian from the region’s North Shore, educated at Danvers High School, Ohio State and Boston University. He served as a member of the sports staff and the golf editor at The Salem Evening News for 25 years, followed by four years in corporate public relations (Insurance Holdings of America) before focusing on a new career as an institutional historian.

He also has written for Golf World, Massachusetts Golfer, NBA Magazine, New England Golf and North Shore Golf.

A 35-year member of the Golf Writers Association of America, Gary enjoys in his spare time walking, reading, classical music, visiting museums, shooting baskets, refereeing basketball and traveling. The father of three grown children, he lives in Wenham, midway, he likes to point out, between Salem Country Club and Myopia Hunt Club.