Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for Tom Watson Junior Golf Course

Published 06/19 2014 03:33PM

Updated 06/19 2014 09:53PM

(MARYVILLE, Mo.) Tom Watson is helping grow the game of golf in Maryville.

A groundbreaking ceremony was held Thursday afternoon for the construction of the Tom Watson Junior Golf Course at Mozingo Lake Recreation Park.

The nine hole youth course is being designed by the Missouri native and his team, Tom Watson Golf Course Design Group.

The 30 acre course will be built to USGA specifications and include a combination of par 3's, 4's and 5's.

A fundraising campaign led by the Junior Golf Course Committee and Nodaway County Economic Development will pay for the construction of the course.

Construction is expected to be complete by Spring 2015.

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