L-R: Robert Schell, Karl Edlbauer, Peter Colberg, Tim Hartshorn, Donald Beaver, Joe Goedkoop, Gary Petersen, Christine Tardie, William Ramsay & Bill LeFrancois Congratulations to the ten Big Summer Golf Card
THE GROVES AT THE MEADOWS GRAND REOPENING WAS NOV. 16
There are a number of reasons why I like the the 18-hole Groves course at the The Meadows Country Club in Sarasota, Florida .
Although it is only 4,211 yards from the longest tees for a par of 65, the course rating is 61.2 and it has a slope rating of 105 on Bermuda grass.
It is short but difficult. Water comes into play on 17 of the 18 holes.
Plus, it is a perfect course for walkers.
Long hitters beware. You can hit it too far on this course and many times an 18-handicapper is able to hang with a single-digit golfer.
The Arthur Hills designed course opened in 1987. Billy Casper Golf manages this facility, with Andrew Kingsley as the General Manager.
After a major renovation, the course reopened Saturday, Nov. 16 with many features of the original designed restored.
Check it out. It is unlike any other area course.
Jan Stephenson, LPGA, recently stopped by the PGA Superstore on University Parkway to talk about golf, wine and rum. It’s been a whirlwind year for Stephenson, who has garnered