Wasatch Mountain Golf Course

Posted - Jul. 17, 2001 at 6:09 a.m.



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This is Fred Ball, Zions Bank, speaking on business.

Wasatch Mountain Golf Course in Midway is a very special place. I was invited to play in a tournament there recently- and marveled at the beauty of this spectacular mountain layout.

With the completion of the Mountain Course, Wasatch now boasts of 36 holes that offer a challenge to all golfers whether they are scratch players or duffers. Everyone enjoys this beautiful course. Yes, that is right. There are now 36 holes but during the last legislative session, the State Park approved a revenue bond for construction of an additional 36 holes on the south end of Midway, adjacent to Soldier Hollow, the Olympic site. This project will begin in the spring of 2002 and will make Midway a much bigger golfing destination. With the wonderful 18 holes available at The Homestead, Midway will then have 90 holes of golf available to the public.

There are several things that make Wasatch Mountain so popular. One thing that is really nice is that it provides a great recreational experience at a very affordable price. Visitors from outside the state always comment to me about the quality of our public courses and the reasonable cost to play.

Another great feature of Wasatch Mountain is the excellent Park Café, which is part of the clubhouse. It is operated by Glen VanWagoner and is a favorite spot for golfers and Midway and Heber residents who enjoy the great ambiance and food.

The golf course and the Park Café will frequently join together to host a very large number of tournaments, weddings and company parties. They specialize in Dutch Oven dinners, and very frequently after a tournament, they will serve steak dinners to over 300 participants.

While I was enjoying my game I saw several deer on the course. I was told that golfers regularly see elk, moose, wild turkeys, deer and an occasional fox.

If you don’t golf, just sit on the deck at the pro shop and drink in the atmosphere of beautiful Midway, Utah's Switzerland.

This is Fred Ball. I'm speaking on business.

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