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A 'green' start to summer

Saratoga Lions Club invites youth to participate in Junior Golf Program


In 1977 Saratoga Lions Club members Avon Brock, Bob Randall, and Jim Hull got together with other Lions Club members and came up with the idea for the Junior Golf Program both to teach the sport and to give kids from 5 to 17 years a fun activity to begin their summer.

The group began the program by cutting down donated adult clubs to fit younger golfers and, in the 90s, Saratoga Lions Club member Bob Lauman was still cutting clubs to fit.

Last year’s program had about 35 youths participate and the Lions Club expects an even larger turnout this year.

This year’s event begins with a $15 r...

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