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Women's Golf Association

By Nathan Elliott

The SLV Women’s Golf Association (WGA) celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2017. Beginning in 1992, June Winiger was the very first president of this organization; and it has had continued growth every year since then. Currently the WGA has over 140 members equally split between the 9- and 18-hole leagues and is one of the largest associations in the CSRA area. 
The champion courses of Tara...

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Golf at Savannah Lakes Village

By Nathan Elliott

Savannah Lakes Village features two 18-hole championship golf courses owned and maintained on a non-profit basis by the SLV Property Owners’ Association. The two courses – Tara and Monticello – have significantly contrasting topographies and layouts, but are both maintained in excellent year-round condition. Tara features TifEagle Bermuda greens, while Monticello’s are Mini-Verde....

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Rod & Gun Club Arcade Shoot

By Nathan Elliott

REMEMBER WHEN YOU were a youngster (I know that might have been a long time ago) and you went to the fair or carnival and paid to shoot moving targets? Well. it’s just as much fun today as it was then. This time the targets were 75 feet away, not the 2-4 feet common at the carnivals, and the targets were small and moving fast!
Twenty-two club members came out for our Arcade Shoot---16 men and...

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Fall Bocce League Recap

By Nathan Elliott

THE 2017 FALL Bocce league welcomed many new players. The competition was intense at times with many matches being won by only 2 points!!! In the end, there were two teams with 9 wins and 2 loses for the season. The league’s last match paired up the teams by standings; and the winner of the championship game was Kathleen Mihalyak, Gordon Watkins, Christine Robbins and Earl Estrella. Congratulations...

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Rod & Gun Club Fish Fry

By Nathan Elliott

THE SLV ROD & Gun Club had their annual Fish Fry on Friday, October 27. The event was held at the Recreation Center in near perfect weather and hosted over 100 members and their spouses. 
Bob and Ginny Vose did the shopping and food preparation for the buffet which included; potato salad, Cole slaw, baked beans, cookies, beer, wine, soda and bottled water. Fish were striper provided by Jack...

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Calhoun Falls Trip

By Nathan Elliott

ON SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 23 people went on an adventure to Calhoun Falls. We took a group picture at the Recreation Center in front of one of the kayak trailers before we departed. Fog set in on our drive to Calhoun Falls but that did not deter us. We put our kayaks in and began our paddle as the fog started to lift. One couple disappeared into the fog as they went off to find an island for a little...

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Hike at Paris Mountain

By Nathan Elliott

TEN MEMBERS OF the SLV Outdoor Adventure Club went on a hike at Paris Mountain State Park in Greenville on Wednesday, November 15. We walked the trail around the lake, and two other trails. Steve and Carole LaPonte hiked along with the group on some of the trails before venturing out on their own for some more geocaching. After our hike at the park, some of us went downtown to the Falls on the Reedy...

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Christmas at Dorn Mill

By Nathan Elliott

LINDA BAKER AND her merry band of Garden Club workers and spouses are hard at work decorating the Grist Mill for the upcoming McCormick Historic Commission’s “Festival of Trees” Celebration at the Dorn Mill Complex as a part of the McCormick Chamber of Commerce’s “Holiday on Main.”
This year’s “Home for the Holidays” theme for the tour of the Grist...

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State Championship for SLV

By Nathan Elliott

THE 6.0 MIXED Doubles Team in the ages 65+ league brought home a State Championship title for SLV. Heidi Martin, captain, announced early in the season that bringing home another championship sign for the fence was her goal for this team. In spite of injuries, traveling plans, and family illness—as well as Hurricane Irma—the team persevered as they tried new partnerships, practiced, and...

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Bunkers

By Nathan Elliott

NO ONE REALLY knows where this wonderful frustrating game of golf came from in history. From early records the Romans played a game of Paganica, the Belgians a game of chole, and the Dutch a game of Kolven. However, the one indisputable fact concerning the origins of golf is that golf was first played in the form as we know it in Scotland. Courses are designed the way they are because sheep grazed...

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