|| March 5, 2014
|| Billie Schmidt, Kitsap County Parks &
|| 360.337.5371 or
Golf for free on March 10th at Village Greens
Village Greens Golf Course in Port
Orchard opens for the season
(Port Orchard, WA) The Village Greens Golf Course, in Port
Orchard, opens for the 2014 season on Monday, March 10 at 8:00am. All are
welcome, including new golfers, to golf for free on this day. The course
will be open from 8:00 am to 5:45pm. Guests can participate in contests and
earn prizes for putting, chipping, and being closest to the pin. In addition
to the contests, Bruce Weir, the new golf professional at the course will
offer free instructional clinics at intervals throughout the day.
Weir, who is also the new contracted merchandiser at the course, has over 35
years experience as a PGA golf professional, including holding the positions
of Assistant Golf Professional at Lake Padden Golf Course in Bellingham,
Monroe Golf Course, and Everett Golf Course, as well as Head Golf
Professional at Cascade Golf Course in North Bend.
Village Greens Golf Course is located at 2298 Fircrest Drive SE in Port
Orchard, across from the Orchard Heights Elementary School. March hours at
the course are 8 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. Wednesdays through Mondays. The course is
closed on Tuesdays for maintenance. The course, owned and operated by Kitsap
County Parks Department, is an 18 hole executive golf course with a covered
driving range, putting green, chipping green and offers rentable clubs and
pull carts. More information about the course is available online at
Opening Day Schedule:
- Putting Contest, Chipping Contest and Closest to
the Pin competition on hole 1 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Golf Clinics with PGA pro Bruce Weir
9 to 10 a.m
Full Swing at the driving range
10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Short Game at the chipping and
12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
Myths of the Golf Swing in the lounge
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Open Forum - Ask the Pro in the
Kitsap County Parks Department’s mission is to provide quality of life
enhancing opportunities through the management of natural areas and
specialized facilities, foster community stewardship, and offer an
outstanding service-oriented environment. For more information about the
Kitsap County Parks Department visit their website at
here for pictures.
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