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Island Greens spring golf league starts soon

May 7th, 2013 at Tue, 7th, 2013 at 11:01 am by benwatanabe

Anyone looking for a little golf this spring can take a trip to the full-size miniature golf-esque Island Greens Golf Course and Driving Range. 

Together with South Whidbey Parks and Recreation, Island Greens hosts a spring golf league on Thursday evenings for eight weeks of league golf play from May 8 to June 20. Play begins at 5 p.m.

Shotgun start, straight up golf, each week will include additional contests and prizes, like longest drive, most greens hit, etc. Free golf will be given to the top three finishers at the barbecue on the last day. Call the parks district for more details at 360-221-5484.

Reporter for the South Whidbey Record. Currently I cover Langley, South Whidbey Fire/EMS, the South Whidbey Parks & Recreation District, Clinton and sports. On any given night or any given weekday, I'm likely watching a baseball, basketball or football game on TV while reading Mother Jones, Esquire, The New York Times, The Seattle Times, The Daily Herald or scrolling through Twitter. If I can go sailing, I do. Fishing is a recently discovered hobby, but there are few things as exciting as getting a fish on the line and the battle between urgency and patience to haul it in. I don't much care for pets, but probably want to pet your dog or hold your cat.

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