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Municipal golf courses open for season

Although it has been bleak and gray, spring really is coming: City golf courses at McMillen, Shoaff and Foster parks will open for the season at noon today.

Season tickets are on sale at the main office of the Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department, 705 E. State Blvd., and at the clubhouses.

Tee times can be reserved at

The courses offer several specials, including:

•Kids play free: One child (age 14 and under) plays free with each paying adult after 6 p.m. daily at Foster, Shoaff and McMillen.

•Student discounts: All students receive $2 off greens fees. College and high school students must show their current school identification.

•Ladies Day: Women play 2-for-1 before 3 p.m. Mondays at Foster and Fridays at Shoaff and McMillen (league play not included).

•Frequent player card: Buy 10 18-hole rounds and get one free.

•Fitness special (with web coupon): Walk nine holes for $7 or ride nine holes for $12, weekdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Shoaff and McMillen.

•Weekday special: Play 18 holes with a cart at Foster for $22 and at McMillen and Shoaff for $20 weekdays until 1 p.m.

•Daily twilight special: Greens fees reduced after 6 p.m. at Foster ($8), McMillen ($7) and Shoaff ($7); not valid for leagues, outings or tournaments.

•$5 Fridays: Play nine holes for $5 every Friday at McMillen (carts extra).

To check on course availability, call McMillen at 427-6710, Shoaff at 427-6745 or Foster at 427-6735.

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