February 14, 2016

30-year golf course contract drafted in 1988

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 Gardner golf course, where construction on grass greens and a new lake is underway. The nine Continue Reading

Good turnout for golf clinic

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 lot of fun,” said Pruitt. “Everyone showed improvement.” The clinic ended with a round of Continue Reading

20th annual golf clinic attracts area kids

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 20th annual clinic,” said Curt Pruitt, event organizer and PGA professional. “The kids learned a Continue Reading