1st City Golf Championship to be decided this weekend

Mike ErwinJournal-Capital

Pawhuska Golf & Country Club is to host its first City Golf Championship this weekend.

The flighted championship will consist of 36-hole tournaments (A and B divisions) which are scheduled to be held on the historic local course Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 22-23.

Tee times are set at 8 a.m. and 1 p.m., although club officials noted that a 10 a.m. tee time will be used if fewer than 40 entries are received.

Entries for the first Pawhuska City Golf Championship are available at the PG&C clubhouse located at 471 Ferrell Ave.

Cost for entering is $60 per person, which covers green fees and and cart costs for both days.

Payout for each flight is $120 for first place, $100 for second place and $75 for third place.

Added-money amount for the championship is $500, according to the tournament flyer.

The deadline to pre-register had originally been listed as Wednesday, Aug. 19. However, late registration arrangements can be made with the club by calling 918-287-1695. Ben Martin, the course superintendent, will be in charge of the event.

Perry Maxwell-designed the nine-hold Pawhuska course, which originally opened in 1921. A

fter more than 80 years of continuous operation, the country club closed down in 2009.

It was resurrected by new ownership a year ago.