April 20, 2014

30-year golf course contract drafted in 1988

A golfer practices his drive at the Gardner Golf Course May 7. A 30-year contract between the golf course's management and the city of Gardner will expire in 2018. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Editor’s Note: This story first appeared in a 1988 edition of The Gardner News. A 30-year contract for management of the Gardner Golf Course expires in 2018.
The old cliché about “the grass being  greener” is coming true at …

Good turnout for golf clinic

Approximated 20 kids participated in the Annual Junior Golf Clinic at Gardner Golf Course June 11-14. Submitted photo

Approximately 20 kids aged 6-15 participated in the Junior Golf Clinic at Gardner Golf Course last week.
Curt Pruitt, event organizer, said etiquette and fundamentals were stressed in the four-day clinic.
“We had excellent weather and the kids had a …

20th annual golf clinic attracts area kids

Pictured above are 20 junior golfers whom participated in a four-day golf clinic at the 20th Annual Gardner Golf Clinic at the Gardner Golf Course on June 7-10.  The clinic stresses things such as fundamentals and etiquette.  Submitted photo

Twenty junior golfers aged 6-16 participated in the 20th Annual Gardner Golf Clinic, June 7-10 at the Gardner Golf Course.
The four-day clinic stressed fundamentals and etiquette and ended with three rounds of golf.

“We had 20 kids in my …