Wedgewood Happenings — 04.29.2019

The Wedgewood greens are freshly aerated which means a little sandy.  Thank you Doug Jones and Dave Davis for completing this task.   Saturday several members worked on the course mowing and weedeating  — Kevin Clary, Jeremy Hannaford, and Doug Jones. Chuck Vance, a new helper, also assisted with mowing and Charlie Blackwell assisted with the greens project Saturday.

Thank you to the volunteers that assisted with the youth golf clinic during April and thank you to the parents for supporting this program.   The youth golfers played a mini 3-hole tournament Saturday, the 27th and had a hot dog lunch after play.  Each participant received a youth and adult 9-hole green fee to be used this season.

Saturday, May 4th, is the 1-Person 18-Hole Scramble Tournament and $1000 Shoot Out game.  Slots are available for both morning and afternoon tee times and to sign up visit the proshop or call 417.926.5374.

Plan to join us for league play which will begin the week of May 13th.  The beginner ladies will play Mondays at 9:30 a.m.  Men’s league will play Tuesdays at 6:00 p.m.   Wednesday ladies league will play at 6:00 p.m.  Cat & Dog will play Fridays at 6:00 p.m. Non members can play for $5 league fees.

Wedgewood History Files — May 1, 1969   Wedgewood Golf Course Opening Set — A work day has been planned for Saturday between 1-6:30 p.m. but members may come anytime.   Workers are encouraged to bring rakes, containers for picking up rocks, knives to help weed the greens, wheelbarrows and other tools for helping spruce up the grounds.   Following the “working” plans are being made for a hamburger fry, refreshments, and bingo in the evening.   The golf cart shed is completed and will house 32 carts.  Work is proceeding on the shower and dressing rooms for the heated pool.  Plans call for restroom facilities and shelter house to be constructed by the 6th tee.   The board anticipates full opening to golfers outside the 15-mile membership radius who pay green fees and for use of golf carts around May 17. 

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