his new Box
of Golf game series, Robert Labrie is following in the giant
Massachusetts footsteps of Salem natives George and Charles Parker,
better known as the Parker Brothers, and Milton Bradley, who set
up shop in Springfield to produce a board game called, "The
Checkered Game of Life". The Box
of Golf certainly has the potential to become as popular as
the Parker Brothers game of Monopoly.
tool & die, Labrie's road to game entrepreneur traveled through
paving business.in 1979, he bought a small driveway paving business
in Western Massachusetts and built it into a 10 million dollar
construction company. He paved roads for the towns, cities and
the state of Massachusetts. When he subsequently sold the asphalt
plant and company in 2001, he had 65 employees.
a man of diverse interests. As a Class 1 award-winning truck driver,
he competed in truck rodeos locally and on a state level. He now
owns and operates a Friesian horse farm where he breeds and trains
the magnificent Friesians. In addition to all this, he makes time
to help others by providing local church leadership, consulting
for Junior Achievement, coaching basketball and baseball. He also
serves on the Board of Directors for a local hospital and is a
Ski Patrol Director on the National Ski Patrol.
founded Box of Golf he had a vision of what the Deluxe version
of this product would look like. Cherry hardwood deserved elegance,
lined with wool felt, a velvet bag and 24k gold accented pewter
figurines…everything quality. And by being attentive to
details, he does not accept anything below his original vision.