Chris Foley Golf Schools will offer free 10-minute lessons in May in conjunction with "PGA Free Lesson Month," the national growth-of-the-game campaign.
The promotion is a joint partnership of The PGA of America, Golf Digest, Golf For Women, and The Golf Channel.
Foley will offer free lessons on the following dates:
May 9: 4-5 p.m.; May 17: 5-6 p.m., May 21 5-6 p.m.
Joni Meyer will offer free lessons on these dates:
May 9: 11 a.m.-Noon; May 19: 5:30-6:30 p.m.; May 21 5:30-6:30 p.m.
To participate call (218) 839-5405 or register at http://www.orderprocessingsite.com/twincitiesgolf-com/chrisfoley.htm
Nisswa Open scheduled
The Nisswa Lions Club will be the sponsor for this year's Nisswa Open May 25 at Grand View Lodge's The Pines course.
Interested players and teams or hole sponsors should contact Susan at the Nisswa Chamber (218) 963-2620 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Players may also register at www.nisswa.com. Click on the Nisswa Open Golf logo on the home page. Please fill out the form and send it online or print and fax to (218) 963-1420.
Jaques tournament slated June 8
The seventh annual Jaques Art Center Golf Tournament is scheduled 1 p.m. June 8 at Cuyuna Country Club.
This year's hole-in-one prize is a 2007 Mustang from Aitkin Motors.
Net proceeds fund the daily operations and programming of the arts center.
For more information and registration forms call (218) 927-2363.
Junior Golf Development Program
Chris Foley Golf Schools is offering five levels of junior golf development programs this season.
Programs range from rookie school to high school development program:
Rookie School: June 6, 13, 20, 27, July 11 and 18.
Intermediate School: June 7, 14, 21, 28, July 12, and 19.
Junior Golf Camp: July 30, 31, August 1, 2 and 3.
Kids on the Course: June 7, 14, 21, 28, July 12, 19, 26, August 2, 9 and 16.
High School Development Program: June 2, 12, 19, 26, July 10 and 17.
Interested participants may sign up at www.chrisfoleygolf.com.
Holes in one
Gary Fortier, Crosslake, aced the 176-yard 17th hole at Whitefish Golf Club May 7 using a 7-wood.
Kim Savage, Rochester, aced the 158-yard 13th hole at Golden Eagle Golf Club May 7 using a 4-iron.
Jeff Spillum, Hawley, aced the 160-yard 1st hole at Madden's Pine Beach East Course May 7 using an 8-iron.
Upcoming golf events
May 9: Women's 9 and wine: Grand View Lodge's Preserve
May 10: Golf club Demo Days: Legacy Courses at Cragun's
May 11: Governor's Golf Outing: Tianna Country Club
May 16: Spring Fling Member/Guest and Free PGA Lesson Day, Vintage at Staples
May 20: Aitkin Boosters: Cuyuna Country Club
May 20: 2-person Best Ball/Scramble: Hardwoods Golf Club
May 22: Charlie's Scramble: Breezy Point Resort's Whitebirch
May 23: Women's 9 and wine: Grand View Lodge's Pines
May 25-28: Inaugural Parent/Child tournament: Madden's Resort
May 27: 7th Annual Legacy Challenge: Legacy Courses at Cragun's
May 27: Couples 9 and Dine: Grand View Lodge's Pines
May 28-29: 15th Annual Fred-Mark Invitational: Grand View Lodge's Pines, Preserve, Deacon's Lodge
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