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On Labor Day there are picnics, parades and relaxation, but don't forget about golf!
Before you fire up the grill for the end-of-summer barbecue, get out and hit the links at any one of Cleveland Metroparks eight golf courses!
Cleveland Metroparks golf courses are open dawn to dusk on Monday, September 2 - Labor Day. And, as a bonus for Labor Day, junior golfers, ages 17 and younger, are free after 1 p.m. with a paid adult.
Golfers can reserve a tee time by calling individual courses or visiting clevelandmetroparks.com/golf.
The eight Cleveland Metroparks golf courses are:
� MANAKIKI GOLF COURSE - 18 hole, par 72 -
440-942-2500 - North Chagrin Reservation - 35501 Eddy Road, Willoughby Hills
� SLEEPY HOLLOW GOLF COURSE - 18 hole, par 71 & Driving Range -
440-526-4285 - Brecksville Reservation - 9445 Brecksville Road, Brecksville
� SHAWNEE HILLS GOLF COURSE - 18 hole, par 71, a Par 3 Course & Driving Range -
440-232-7184 - Bedford Reservation - 18753 Egbert Road, Bedford
� BIG MET GOLF COURSE - 18 hole, par 72 -
440-331-1070 - Rocky River Reservation - 4811 Valley Parkway, Fairview Park
� SENECA GOLF COURSE - 18 hole, par 72 & 18 hole, par 71
440-526-0043 - Brecksville Reservation - 975 Valley Parkway, Broadview Heights
� LITTLE MET GOLF COURSE - 9 hole, par 34 -
216-941-9672 - Rocky River Reservation - 18599 Old Lorain Road, Cleveland
� MASTICK WOODS GOLF COURSE - 9 hole, par 31 -
216-267-5626 - Rocky River Reservation - 19900 Puritas Road, Cleveland
� WASHINGTON GOLF COURSE - 9 hole, par 29 & Driving Range
216-641-1864 - Washington Reservation - 3841 Washington Park Blvd., Newburgh Heights
And, Cleveland Metroparks invites all young men and women in grades 7 through 12, who DO NOT play for their school golf team, to compete in the �2013 Cleveland Metroparks Fall Junior Tour.�
The four 18-hole events allow those not able to qualify for their respective high school golf team, orwho are too young (grades 7 & 8), home-schooled, or are part of a different sport or activity, to participate in a competitive golf event.
The first event is on Saturday, August 24 at Seneca's �A' Course. The second event is on Sunday, September 8 at Manikiki. The third event is on Saturday, September 14 at Seneca's �B' Course in Broadview Heights. And, the fourth event is on Sunday, September 22 at Shawnee Hills.
Each event is a separate tournament and serves as a qualifier for the Fall Junior Tour Championship. The tour has three divisions: Grades 7, 8 and 9-12. Tee times for each tournament begin at 12:30 p.m with the older students starting first. Qualifiers for the Championship event will be from each division.
An entry fee of $35 for grades 8 -12 (18 holes) and $25 for grade 7 (9 holes) is required for each event. The entry fee includes greens fees and a snack. Registration is required at least one week prior to the event date. Space is limited.
The Junior Fall Tour Championship is held on Sunday, October 6 at Big Met Golf Course in Fairview Park and does not require a fee, but participants MUST qualify for the event.
For more information and to register, call the individual course or 440-232-7247. Registration forms are also available to download at clevelandmetroparks.com/golf.
Teens can show their golfing skills in a competitive setting at the Junior Fall Tour in Cleveland Metroparks - Discover, Enjoy, Protect.