Golf News

Welcome All Newcomers And Timeshare Visitors

Join us each Friday afternoon for a 4 person golf scramble. Must be signed up in advance to play. Couples only. No children. If you are a single golfer, we will do our best to find a partner for you. Contact Roy and Mary Baker 501-884-3785 or email rmbaker@artelco.com. Please call the Pro Shop 501-884-6018 for cost details. This is a fun, social, get acquainted group, with a $l per person charge for prize money. Drawings for the winners will be in “The l9th Hole” after play. Plan to stay for dinner (dutch treat) and enjoy the social hour.

 

Indian Hills Clean Up Day

The Indian Hills Golf Association Beautification Committee is sponsoring a planting and clean-up day on the golf course on Monday, April 22 and is looking for volunteers. We’ll rake around all of the tee boxes and plant annuals on eight of the holes. For those raking, the only tool needed is a rake. For those planting annuals, you would need a small trowel. The plants, potting soil as needed and fertilizer will be provided. You’ll also need transportation to the hole(s) you’re working on. After planting and clean-up we’ll have hamburgers and trimmings in the pavilion. We’ll start at 2 p.m., hopefully should be done by 4 p.m. (this will depend on how many volunteers we have). Sign up by calling the Indian Hills Pro Shop at 884-6018 or stop in. Sign- up sheets will be in the locker rooms. Please do so by Friday, April 19.

 

Shirley High School Booster Golf Tournament

The Annual Shirley High School Booster Golf Tournament was held at Mountain Ranch Golf Course on Saturday, April 6, 2013.  The proceeds from the tournament will help with college scholarships and will also help cover expenses for uniforms and equipment for the various high school athletic teams.  The Booster Committee would like to thank those that came out and played in the tournament and the following local businesses for helping make this year’s golf tournament a success:  Major  Sponsors – First Service Bank, Fairfield Bay Methodist Church and White River Insurance and our Hole Sponsors – Simmons Bank, Family Practice Center, Arkansas Telephone Co., Kyle Hensley DDS, Fairfield Bay VFW Ladies Auxillary Post 4513, S&P Insurance, Regions Bank, Bank of the Ozarks, Eric’s Lawncare, Wyndham Resort, KGFL/KHPQ Radio, Joe Lee Chevrolet, Edward D. Jones, Eagle Bank, A Plus Insurance, Roger & Diana Goodwin, First Security Bank, Fairfield Bay Community Club, Community Water, Sharky’s Sunset Grill, Jack’s, Bay View Bar & Grill, Bogies Restaurant, Grumpy’s Restaurant and the Fairfield Bay Fire Department.  We would also like to thank those business that gave door prizes:  Mountain Ranch Pro Shop, Bay View Bar & Grill, Stringbeanz, Utopia, Clinton Physical Therapy, Collene Halldorson, Subway and Fairfield Bay Marina. A special thank you to Reaves Food Store for donating the hot dog and hamburger buns and to Brian Crotts for making our hole sponsor signs.  We are truly blessed to have such a wonderful community to support our local schools and students!!

 

Folds of Honor Foundation

1st Annual Folds of Honor Collegiate Scholarship Fund Golf Tournament. Saturday, April 27, 2013, Tannebaum Golf Club, Drasco, AR The Foundation helps care for children of KIA Service members and those who came home injured. The proceeds will go toward providing college scholarships. For more information call Mike Yarman @ 910-527-4571 or mikeyarman60@yahoo.com

 

Rotary Golf Tournament

One of the most popular four-person golf scrambles in Fairfield Bay is scheduled for Saturday, May 4, 2013 at the Indian Hills Golf Course. Registration begins at 8:45 a.m. in the pavilion next to the Pro Shop. The shotgun start at 10 a.m. is open to men and women for $65 per person, which includes cart and green fees, awards for winners, refreshments, special events and a chance to win one of the many door prizes. Refreshments available from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. include burgers, hot dogs, treats and beverages ,served in the pavilion. Beverages will also be available during play from golf carts traveling the course, manned by friendly volunteers. Special awards will be given for a Hole-in-One, Closest to the Pin and the Drive Closest to Line. Raffle tickets for $10 each are available from any Rotary Club member. A limited number will be sold, so chances of winning are favorable. The first prize is $1,000, 2nd $500, in addition to five $100 winners. If you are new to the Indian Hills Golf Course, or just want to practice before the tournament, a practice round is available for only $15 plus tax, per person on May 1, 2 or 3. You may mail your checks, payable to the Rotary Club Scholarship Fund, for the entry fee, along with the names in your foursome, to P.O. Box 1443, Fairfield Bay, AR. 72088. Tell your out-of-town friends to look on the NEWS website at www.fairfieldbaynews.com. An announcement will be made soon regarding a special raffle package donated by DIRECTV, especially for the tournament, to support the grant/scholarship program.

 

Twilight Golf News

The Indian Hills Golf Association’s first Twilight golf event for 2013 will take place Sunday, April 21, 2013 at 3:30 p.m. This event will be a 9 hole, four person scramble, with a shotgun start. Cost for the event and meal is $11.50 per person (i.e. $3 for golf only). Non members / timeshares must also pay green / cart fees. There is a $5 IHGA membership fee also to be eligible for prize money. The meal will be catered by Goodwin’s: Smoked Turkey, Scalloped potatoes, Green beans, Brownie and Tea. Hosts for this event are Mary and Roy Baker / Mariannne and Ken Winberg. Please signup for this event at the Indian Hills Proshop prior to April 17, 2013. Come join us for a fun afternoon!! If you have questions please contact Wally or Nancy Mueller at 884-6339.

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