Inland Northwest Golf News
Due to unseasonably warm temperatures and a mild and dry winter, the Fairways Golf Course, located just off Interstate-90 at exit 272, is now open for the 2014 season on 18 permanent greens. “We have been open at various times every month of this winter" notes Fairways General Manager Kris Kallem.
The Fairways is open for play including the use of power carts (weather and course conditions permitting) starting at 10:00 am each day. Golfers may check on the latest course conditions or call for a tee time at 509-747-8418 or by visiting golfthefairways.com.
A hardy congratulations needs to be extended the PGA Pro of Sun Dance Golf Course, Christopher A. Runyan. He recently was awarded the 2013 IEPGA Chapter Patriot Award! This award was given to Chris for his accomplishments through the game of golf by demonstrating unwavering commitment and dedication to the men and women who have valiantly served and protected the United States of America in our Chapter. Chris has coordinated two major golf events to support service men and women: The Wounded Warrior Project tournament and dinner in August each year and the NW Golfers 4 Warriors program. So a hardy congrats to Chris and thank you for your service to our men and women in arms.
MOSCOW - University of Idaho men's golf coach John Means, whose three-year stint with the Vandals has represented a new start to a long, title-filled career, is one of six coaches who will be inducted into the Golf Coaches Association of America Hall of Fame next month, the Vandals announced Monday.
University of Idaho golf coach John Means is one of six coaches who will be inducted into the Golf Coaches Association of American Hall of Fame at the annual Reception and Awards Banquet on Dec. 9.
“I am extremely honored and humbled with my being named to the Golf Coaches Hall of Fame,” said Means, who, in addition to Idaho, has coached at Colorado State, Army and Minnesota. “This wouldn’t have been possible without great committed student-athletes and very supportive administrations, helping me with my efforts to build championship programs at each institution.
Here is your chance to view Washington's newest course, Gamble Sands. Located in the heart of Apple Country, USA, in Brewster, Washington, Gamble Sands is the newest David McLay Kidd design.
Click on the title to read more about this course and see a sneak peak of this up and coming course...
Here are the hole in one winners for September 25. Check them all out by clicking on the title.
Here are the results of the 2013 Wandermere Men's Club Big Skins Tournament.
On Saturday, September 21 qualifiers of the Washington Trust Bank Par 3 $100K Challenge joined us at The Fairways on the 7th hole to try their luck at sinking a hole-in-one worth $100,000!
Click on the title above to see what happened...
Here's the results of the 2013 Northern Quest Resort & Casino Shootout held this past weekend at The Fairways.
Click on the title above to learn about the fun, winners and prizes.
Thursday, September 12 at Liberty Lake Golf Course eight-time SAWGA champion Beth Wrigley from Indian Canyon made it nine consecutive wins, besting the formerly undefeated 1999-2002 champion Lisette Carter from Manito, who came into the final match with a two-stroke lead.
Click on the title above for more pictures and details of this great win!