Stories tagged with: Vista Golf Course

November 15, 2014 - 8:40pm
22 weeks 2 days ago

There's a new sport coming to Muskingum County.

The Vista Golf Course has welcomed a new game to its course called footgolf, a game of golf played with a soccer ball. Footgolf is brand new to this area and Vista is the first golf course to open up a footgolf course. To help kick-off this new sport, golf course manager Ryan Schmidt invited the Licking County Christian Academy soccer team to play the first game.

"This is the first time any of these players have actually...

July 19, 2014 - 4:27pm
39 weeks 2 days ago

Golfers gathered at the Vista Golf Course Saturday to raise money for a local organization.

Vista hosted the eighth annual golf scramble with 15 teams participating in the event. The golfers enjoyed Bill's Barbecue after their rounds, served by the Eastside Community Ministry participants. All of the money raised Saturday helps Eastside Ministry. Executive Director Anna Marie Katt said they raised around $4,000 last year, and they hope to continue that success.

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June 13, 2014 - 4:03pm
44 weeks 3 days ago

Loud music from a marching band may not belong on a golf course, but that doesn't mean golfers can't take to the course to help an area band.

The Zanesville High School Band Boosters will host their third annual golf scramble next Saturday at Vista Golf Course. With limited funding from the school, Booster President Mike Coulson said the band relies on community support to help with expenses.

"The funding to make a lot of these events happen comes through fundraisers,"...

August 31, 2013 - 5:21pm
1 year 33 weeks ago

Eastside Community Ministry held a charity golf outing at Vista Golf Course on Saturday morning.

This is the 7th year for the annual event and there were 18 teams of four who signed up to play for the good cause. Organizers say they are satisfied with this years turnout.

"Tee box sponsors seems to be up a little bit. We had great support from the community and a lot of the local businesses have been very generous and supporting. Teams are right where they have been in the...

June 13, 2013 - 4:53pm
1 year 44 weeks ago

A golfing camp for children is providing the participants with skills on the course as well as in life.

This is the third year of the Junior Golf Camp at Vista Golf Course. The camp runs about a week and for two hours a day the kids work on a variety of skills.

"Kids learn to put and chip and were also learning the nine core values which we borrowed from the first tee program, " said Pro Teacher, Mick Ihlenfeld.

Some of the values learned includes respect,...

June 11, 2013 - 6:33pm
1 year 44 weeks ago

Vista Golf Course in Nashport has a new event hall for any occasion during all four seasons.

The golf course took a green house that used to be on the Longaberger Campus and they refurbished it to use for graduation parties, weddings, family reunions and more.

" It is going to be open year round,” said Manager Ryan Schmidt. “We have the ability to heat and cool this building, so we will be able to have Christmas parties in here, fall parties, and then in the...

October 10, 2012 - 10:38am
2 years 27 weeks ago

A young child undergoing a serious medical issue needs the communities support.

Graham Sowers was diagnosed at six weeks old with a Grade IV Neuroblastoma. It is the most common solid tumor in children younger than 1-year-old.

"He's one of the cutest most upbeat babies you would ever know," said event organizer Megan Mortimer. "You would have no idea he's even going through all this. He's currently undergoing six weeks of chemotherapy and then he's going to have a...

September 21, 2011 - 5:25pm
3 years 30 weeks ago

This weekend golfers can bring out their clubs and swing for a good cause.

Vista golf course in Nashport is hosting a golf outing benefit for Barbara Bowman.  Vista manager Ryan Schmidt said Bowman is undergoing cancer treatment, and proceeds from this tournament will cover some of her expenses.

"I know her travel expenses aren't covered," said Schmidt.  "The place she's staying at is very expensive in Chicago.  Anything that we can raise would be a...

September 17, 2011 - 10:14pm
3 years 30 weeks ago

Coming from North Carolina, one woman's story has made it's way back home to Zanesville.

Karen Fawcett Kelly is a 1988 graduate of West Muskingum who was diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's Disease nearly 2 years ago . Karen and her husband now live in North Carolina but that hasn't kept past-time friends from banding together....The "Carin' for Karen" Golf Outing Saturday at Vista Golf Course will help raise money to defeat the disease.

"Karen has been a dear friend of...

September 13, 2011 - 1:10pm
3 years 31 weeks ago

Coming from North Carolina, one woman's story is making it's way back home to Zanesville.

Karen Fawcett Kelly is a 1988 graduate of West Muskingum who was diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's Disease in August of 2010. Karen and her husband live in North Carolina with their 9-year-old daughter Sophie. To help raise money to defeat the disease, Vista Golf Course will be hosting their first "Carin' for Karen" Golf Outing this Saturday.

"A group of Karen's friends that all...

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