Wedgewood Happenings — 04.27.2017

Join us at Wedgewood May 6th for the 18-Hole 1-Person Scramble and $1000 Shoot Out Game.  Tee times are available at 8:30 AM and 1:30 PM and the shoot out game will follow the completion of the tournament.  Senior tees are available for ages 60, 70 and 80.  The tournament entry fee is $45 per player and includes lunch.  Rental carts are available.  You can choose your starting hole by signing up in the proshop or by calling 417.926.5374.

League play will begin the week of May 8 and nonmembers can play for $5 league fees.   Monday Women’s League at 9:30 AM; Tuesday Evening Men’s at 6:00 PM; Wednesday Evening Women’s at 6:00 PM and Friday Cat & Dog at 6:00 PM.   Wedgewood has four new carts leased for the season plus the old fleet of carts.  Range balls are available (member discounts) if you would like to use the driving range.  Snacks are available for purchase and Wedgewood accepts debit and credit payments for transactions.   Currently the proshop is open daily except Mondays.

Wedgewood would like to welcome the volunteer proshop team of Bob and Charlotte Cameron.  Bob has been golfing since 1960 when the Big 3 players were Jack Nicklaus,  Arnold Palmer and Gary Player.  Bob and Charlotte were charter members of Wedgewood from 1967 till 1995 and joined again from 99-05.  Bob assisted with spreading chat on the driveway and cart paths while Wedgewood was being developed.  He also traveled to Jefferson City with Dr. Joe Spears to obtain the original Wedgewood loan —  Federal Recreational Government Loan  at 3% interest.   Bob was the original Wedgewood  volunteer bookkeeper for membership.   Bob has gone full circle at Wedgewood because he is back at 80 years young as a volunteer once again.   Bob and Charlotte are looking forward to seeing the old timers and meeting the new golfers.

Some nature happenings the next couple weeks include Canadian goslings and wood ducks hatching; skunks and raccoons begin to bear young; June bugs should begin to appear and watch for lightening bugs on warm evenings.    A big tulip poplar tree on hole 6 is ready to bloom which is a favorite tree of Wedgewood member Mary Beth Kaps  and she is looking forward to the beautiful flowers.

See you at Wedgewood!


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