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BUSINESS NEWS Gilroy Golf Course G ilroy Golf Course has been dubbed the “Best 11-hole golf course in the U.S.” But donʼt let the “11 hole thing” scare you away. This course can be played as a nine hole course for a quick round during the day or challenge yourself with 18 holes. On the back nine, you play seven of the same holes that you played on the front nine but from different lengths and angles, plus two different holes that you didnʼt play the first time around. Hole #7 is an uphill par 5 with a double-tier green and hole #8 is a beautiful downhill par 3. On the back nine you will go “around the hill” with two par 4ʼs and #16 and #17. The course is a par 70 (35 on each side) and can be played from 5,200 yards to just over 6,000 yards. The course is a serene setting in the still unspoiled Uvas valley. Being out on the course makes you feel like you are miles away from all the hustle and bustle. The course was built in 1923 by local farmers and businessmen and has gone through very few changes from its original classic design. Small undulating greens and wide generous, tree lined fairways will await you at every tee. The 245-yard par 3 eighth hole is perched high above the course and provides a breathtaking 180-degree view the southern tip of Santa Clara County as well as the pristine Gabilan Mountain range. The course is located at 2695 Hecker Pass Road. Call for a tee time at 408-848-0490. Leedo Art & Framing W ith more than 25 years of industry experience and a steadfast commitment to personalized customer care and attention to quality, our locally owned and operated, custom frame shop has helped countless satisfied customers make the most of their memories and decor. They offer services such as custom framing; canvas wrapping; custom glass, including UV rated, convex glass and glass domes; custom mirrors; framing repairs; shadow boxes for such things as sport memorabilia, memorial flags, event commemoratives and heirlooms. Leedo Art and Framing is conveniently located between 5th and 6th Streets in downtown Gilroy. They are the only name you need to know for all your mat, moulding, and custom framing needs. Palace Business Solutions P alace Business Solutions has a proud history of personal care and small-town sensibilities. From the familial leader- ship of Colonel Frank Trowbridge in the beginning, to the opening of a second Palace store in Soquel in the 1970s, to the expansion of their Commercial Sales Division, to their stake in the development of strong national office supply buying groups … to the acquisitions of other local office supply companies through the 90ʼs and 2000ʼs on the Central Coast and the development over the past 15 years of their Office Interiors Division, Palace has remained family owned and operated for over 65 years. Today, three third generation brothers still oversee the GILROY • MORGAN HILL • SAN MARTIN company with several fourth generation children working along- side them. The Palace family supplies businesses with everything they need, from office supplies, to furniture and more. With big buying power through their national buying group called IS and even bigger local power being one of the largest independent office supply companies in the state, they offer competitive pricing across an entire portfolio of over 40,000 products, flexible, customizable programs, and focused, personal service. Their knowledgeable customer care team and professional account managers serve their customers like no one else can and their diligent drivers deliver way beyond the front door. JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2016 gmhtoday.com 69