Golfers in the County will have to wait a few more weeks to hit the links. This weekend WAGM is hosting a golf par tee to benefit Aroostook Special Olympics. The Saturday event runs from 9-2 at the Fort Fairfield Community Center.
(Kevin Senal):" It's an event to not only showcase what we have as a town. We have so many golf courses here in the County and it is wonderful thing we can help out and advertise for the community."
There is no admission to the Par Tee, but there is a five dollar charge to take part in the golfing activities from hitting into the net, to putting and chipping. All the money raised will go to Aroostook Special Olympics.
(Bradlee Boyles):" Everybody is excited we have had a long winter. Everybody is looking forward to getting out there and playing. Coming out for events like this to benefit Special Olympics of Aroostook. It is a great opportunity and a great event for getting people out here."
Boyles is excited for the start of the season, This year he will be working in the pro shop at Limestone Country Club
Boyles:" I have the opportunity to go to the Pro Shop at Limestone and this is a good way to show some of the products that we will be offering up there."
Senal says that the town bought some new golfing nets and they will be utilized on Saturday's for the next few weeks.
Senal:"Swing into Spring event that is going to start next Saturday. Everything is going to be advertised on Facebook. It is going to be a free open to the public a few hours each Saturday for the next four weeks where people can come in and loosen up their backs and get ready for the golf season."
Senal has been in his position for just a few months and he says that the Par Tee and other events that he is working on are very exciting
Senal:" I have had a lot of people who are interested in golf and we are going to start pickleball soon. There's a lot of changes a lot of new things happening and we are excited to be able to bring that to the community."