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April 19, 2017

Green Mountain National readies for season start

Green Mountain National Golf Course has announced it will open for the 2017 golf season on April 28.
“We think this is going to be an exciting year here at Green Mountain National and our staff is already working hard to be sure that conditions are in tip-top shape,” said general manager and PGA Professional Dave Soucy. “We want everything to be perfect for our members and our guests all summer long.”
The end of May begins a busy tournament season at Green Mountain National, as the course is set to host a full slate of local charity golf tournaments.  Upcoming events include the Cairo Shriners of Rutland’s Annual Fundraiser on Sunday, May 21; the Killington/Pico Rotary Tournament on Wednesday, May 31 to benefit Rutland Area Visiting Nurses and Hospice; the Summit Lodge Golf Tournament on Friday, June 2 to benefit Autism Speaks; Table 24 Restaurant’s eighth annual Golf Classic on Monday, June 5 to benefit the Rutland County Humane Society; and the return of the Goombay Golf Classic hosted by the Foundry at Summit Pond on June 15, which benefits the Teddy Bridges’ Memorial Scholarship Fund.
The American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) also returns to Green Mountain National on July 2 through July 6 for the 8th Annual Killington Junior Golf Championship, featuring the top junior golfers from around the world. AJGA alumni include PGA and LPGA Tour stars including Tiger Woods, Jordan Spieth and Paula Creemer. Volunteer opportunities are available for this event and include a free round of golf for those willing to help.
This fall Green Mountain National will host the Vermont High School Golf Championship. High school golfers from around all around Vermont will visit Killington to decide which team is the best in the state.
Green Mountain National Golf Course is located on Barrows Towne Road, off Route 100, Killington. For more information, visit gmngc.com or call 802-422-4653.

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