Expanding the Game of Golf
The Wadsworth Golf Charities Foundation and its growing list of Company Partners from the Golf industry, that have committed to join this important endeavor, partner with park districts, YMCA’s, municipalities, existing golf courses, First Tee Chapters, school districts, hospitals, & forest preserve districts to develop “feeder short courses” (three, six or nine-hole) across the country to provide affordable golf for especially youth, families, adult beginners and individuals with injuries & disabilities from all ethic backgrounds.
NEW SHORT COURSE PROJECTS
Dundee Township Park District
Par 3 short course with putting, chipping & pitching greens opening in the Summer 2010.
The Wadsworth Foundation wishes to recognize The Bruce Company of Wisconsin and Lohmann Golf Design for their significant contributions to this Links project.
The First Tee of Savannah
3-hole short course with driving range, putting green & chipping green complex opening in the Summer 2010.
The Wadsworth Foundation wishes to recognize MacCurrach Golf Construction, Paul Loague Golf Design, Synthetic Turf International, Ace Netting, Wittek Golf, Club Car, CGL of Savannah, International Paper Co. and The First Tee of Savannah for their collaboration and contributions to make this Links project a reality.
The First Tee of NW Arkansas
3-hole short course in Louisville with construction scheduled to begin in late fall of 2010
The Wadsworth Foundation wishes to recognize David Whelchel from Hurdzun/Fry, who is providing the design services for this Links project.