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Missed ladies division at T-R City Golf Tournament

August 22, 2012
Paula Wantiez, Marshalltown , Times-Republican

I'll start right out by saying this letter is not a negative one. I felt compelled to write a Letter to the Editor only because I would like to say thank you. Thank you to the T-R for sponsoring the City Golf Tournament that truly unites our community for an entire weekend each year in August. Thank you to The American Legion and Elmwood Country Club for putting on a great Tournament not only for the golfers but also for the spectators. Over the years I have played in the Ladies Division of this tournament. Sometimes I finished last and others I managed to win a little something. Either way, it was a great way to play golf on two great courses. This year the tournament was played, but without a ladies division. We were told it was as a result of declining numbers over the last several years. It doesn't make sense to have a division with only 6-8 players. I don't blame the Professionals at the two courses or the T-R for this decision.



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