05/01/14 4:30pm
BOB DeSTEFANO PHOTO | Proud papa Michael Ryan with two of his favorite athletes, daughters Madeline (left) and Elizabeth.

BOB DeSTEFANO PHOTO | Proud papa Michael Ryan with two of his favorite athletes, daughters Madeline (left) and Elizabeth.

When I was a young golf professional on Shelter Island about 40 years ago, I always tried to say the right thing. In other words, no matter what I thought of what you were saying, I would just smile and say something agreeable.

That was until I was at a Lions Club meeting with Bill Ryan Sr. (more…)