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caning

n. a punishment for crimes employed in certain Asian countries (notably Singapore) even for misdemeanors (lesser crimes) in which the convicted defendant receives several lashes with a flexible "cane" meted out by a husky and skilled whipper. Such corporal punishment so far is unknown in the last century in the United States.

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Golfers are in store for an even greater experience at Seneca Hickory Stick in 2011.
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In addition to Seneca Hickory Stick Golf Course, Seneca Gaming Corporation operates Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel in Niagara Falls, New York, Seneca Allegany Casino & Hotel in Salamanca, New York and Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino in downtown Buffalo, New York on behalf of the Seneca Nations of Indians.
The recognition from the golf community shows that Seneca Hickory Stick Golf Course is quickly gaining a place among the elite golf courses in the northeast and across the country, which was our goal when we set out to develop the course," said Kevin W.
Located on approximately 250 acres of land, Seneca Hickory Stick features manicured landscapes surrounded by stunning lakes and ponds that weave through native vegetation, wetlands and open meadows.
From its public nature to its fair yet challenging layout, Seneca Hickory Stick presents what every golfer is looking for - a memorable golf experience that you will appreciate and want to enjoy more than once.
Including Seneca Hickory Stick Golf Course, KemperSports Management is involved in four courses on the GOLF Magazine list.
De La Cruz's club design credits also include Callaway's Bobby Jones milled putters, (one of golf's first computer milled putters), Callaway's steel core Hickory Stick clubs, Cobra's Greg Norman forged irons, and Cobra's Dick De La Cruz milled putters.
Or even with a noticeably greater frequency than in the days of the hickory sticks.
The Hickory Sticks, The International Amateur Senior Golf Assoc.