Grande Mead­ows swing­ing into the new sea­son

The Southern Gazette - - Editorial - BY ALLAN STOODLEY FRENCH­MAN’S COVE, N.L.

Grande Mead­ows Golf Course is lo­cated in French­man’s Cove.

The 2018 sea­son at the Grande Mead­ows Golf Course in French­man’s Cove of­fi­cially got un­der­way May 9.

Al­ready many of their reg­u­lar pro­grams have started with Ladies Golf go­ing ahead on Monday’s and the Men’s League play­ing each Thurs­day.

The next two weeks will see two of the an­nual tournaments be­ing played, with the Cham­ber of Com­merce John

Coady Memo­rial Golf Tour­na­ment and So­cial sched­uled for June 7.

The Grande Mead­ows In­vi­ta­tional Tour­na­ment is slated for the week­end of June 8-10. This will be the 21st year that the In­vi­ta­tional has been held at the nine-hole course, which is in tip-top shape again this year.

The Fu­ture Links pro­gram, for ages five-10 starts at the end of the school year as well as the Ju­nior Golf pro­gram which in­volves young peo­ple, ages 10–18. This sea­son Grande Mead­ows also of­fers a

Grande Mead­ows Golf Course is open for an­other sea­son.

Ju­nior Mem­ber­ship for young adults, ages 17–24.

At present seven full-time em­ploy­ees are work­ing at Grande Mead­ows while other will be added through­out the

busier sum­mer sea­son.

The www.grande­mead­ows. ca web­site car­ries all the lat­est news and events hap­pen­ing at the course. There is also a Grande Mead­ows Face­book ac­count up and run­ning.

The lo­cal golf sea­son at Grande Mead­ows usu­ally comes to an end af­ter the Thanks­giv­ing Week­end in Oc­to­ber.

ALLAN STOODLEY

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