Tag: On the Green

A golf ball with the Great Park logo and the name Shawnee Lookout on it sits in the green.

A Final Farewell

All, On the Green

As we enter the final month of golf at Shawnee Lookout, we would like to thank everyone who has been part of the course’s history. First, a special thank-you to all of the golfers who have made Shawnee Lookout their home course for many years. Many of you grew up playing the course as a […]

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A landscape view of Shawnee Lookout Golf Course

June 16, 2019, marks 40 years since Shawnee Lookout Golf Course opened. Astronaut Neil Armstrong was among seven individuals to hit the first golf balls to open the course – 10 years after he was the first man to walk on the moon. Opening day had some challenges, like when the pump house shut down, […]

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Shawnee Lookout Golf Course

40 Years of Golf

All, On the Green

40 years may seem like an eternity to some or the blink of an eye for others. No matter if you feel it hasn’t been that long or you haven’t been around for that many decades just yet, this year marks a landmark in Great Parks’ history at Shawnee Lookout. April 1, 2019 marks the […]

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Summer is here, and it’s getting hot! On the golf course, high temperatures and dry soils equal stressed out grass. To the untrained eye, running a sprinkler head is the only way to keep it alive this time of year, but that’s not the case. Fortunately, the golf course industry continues to find smarter ways […]

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When watching your favorite professional golfer on the PGA tour, you’ll often hear the announcer on television say something like “He’s really getting aggressive and attacking the pin with that club!” If you didn’t know what they were referring to, one would think that a golfer was having anger management problems. And that certainly may […]

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