DATE: March 8, 2012
CONTACT: Patty Rearden, Deputy Director - 406-771-1265
Connie Caouette, Golf Manager - 406-761-1078
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
GREAT FALLS, Montana – Eagle Falls Golf Club is scheduled to open for the season at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 10. The course was originally scheduled to open on March 15, but due to unseasonably warm weather the course will open early. The driving range will also open at 10:00 a.m. Gates open at 9:30 a.m.; the pro shop will also open at 9:30 a.m. to schedule tee times. For tee times call Eagle Falls, 761-1078.
The course will be open daily, weather permitting. Use of carts will be determined based on current conditions and will be evaluated on a daily basis.
Golfers have the opportunity to buy or renew season passes on-line and make tee times on-line. Tee times can be scheduled beginning at noon daily, up to 2 days in advance. To create an account, Google “Eagle Falls Golf Club”, or “Anaconda Hills Golf Course”, and select the “Buy Passes/Make Tee Times”option. To create an account, follow the instructions. If you already have and account setup, just sign in. It’s convenient and fast!
The City is unable to open Anaconda Hills Golf Course due to the impact on utility lines from the frost depth, but the course is tentatively set to open Thursday, March 15. Upon opening, tee times can be scheduled at Anaconda Hills at 761-8459. Park and Recreation staff and management are committed to getting Anaconda Hills open by March 15 or as soon as possible after and will keep the public informed on a potential opening date. Anaconda Hills’ season passes will be honored at Eagle Falls in the interim.
Golf passes, including season passes, cyber cards and annual trail fees, are available for purchase at the Park and Recreation Office, Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., and at Eagle Falls’ and Anaconda Hills’ pro shops during the hours they are open.
For more information, call the Park and Recreation Office at 771-1265 or Eagle Falls Golf Club at 761-1078.