A Best Pick for Budget Golf!
Fairview Municipal Golf
Course in Caldwell, Idaho
Municipal Golf Course, within the city limits of Caldwell, Idaho,
has character and charm that reflects well on the city that surrounds
it. This course, built in the 1930's, also has great turf. A wonderful
variety of trees provides a true park-like setting and a friendly
staff is willing to serve you at a well stocked Pro Shop.
Summary of the holes: No. 1 (315 yards, par 4):
Wide fairway that narrows, green hidden behind grove of trees.
No. 2 (127 yards, par 3): Shortest hole, straight forward,
green is mounded. No. 3 (248 yards, par 4): 10th Avenue
on the left, trees and houses on the right. Out of bounds on No.
3 is defined by telephone poles. Way to play is a 200-yard drive
to the corner. No. 4 (183 yards, par 3): Street on right,
beware bad bounces into traffic. No. 5 (435 yards, par 5):
Longest hole, dogleg right with postage stamp green. A No. 5 tee
shot that rests on or right of the burned line is a one stroke
penalty and played where it lies. No. 6 (311 yards, par 4).
No. 7 (319 yards, par 4) Signature hole for the course.
Out of bounds is the school yard on the right and the creek on
the left. It also has the smallest green on the course. No.
8 (134 yards, par 3). No. 9 (428 yards, par 4) The creek running
through the course is played as a lateral hazard.
A Best Pick for Budget
Golf! PastureGolf.com recognizes that this
is not an actual Pasture Golf Course, however, we've decided to
include some outstanding municipal golf courses under a new category
of "Best Pick for Budget Golf!" Fairview Municipal Golf
Course is definitely a great budget course to play when you find
yourself in Caldwell, Idaho!
Huge trees line the fairways.
|Name of Course:
||Fairview Municipal Golf Course
||816 Grant Street, Caldwell, Idaho 83605
||Heart of downtown Caldwell, Idaho. Take Exit 28 off
I-84, go south on 10th Avenue and take a right on Grant Steet.
||$10 weekdays, $14 weekends and holidays. No Tee Times.
|Number of Holes:
||Men 2,572. Women 2,294.
||All but one hole has out of bounds. Warning: The
law provides that golfers are responsible for all damages to the golf
course, houses surrounding the golf course, and cars passing the golf
course. A ball crossing a street and coming to rest on another part
of the course is out of bounds. Metal spikes are prohibited.
||March 1 - November 1
|Facilities & Amenities:
||Putting green, 150 yard practice area.
||Various golf tournaments,
Fairview Pro Mens
||Accuracy is the key. You'll need all your target
golf skills as greens are tiny. "You have to be accurate and
have a good 8-9-wedge game."-Lenny Stroup, PGA Professional.
Fairview Golf Course Scenes, April 2001
The First Annual Idaho Seniors
Golf Tournament was held at Fairview in 1967. The Course Pro at
that time was Bill Stroup (right), father of current Fairview PGA
Professional, Lenny Stroup (and grandfather of our friend, Ingo).
Bill Stroup is shown in this newspaper clipping, presenting the
winning certificates to Bob Milliner of Caldwell and Ralph Farber
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