March 14, 2019

Contact:    Rob Hines


                 Public Information Officer

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Fort Wayne, Ind. – Foster, Shoaff and McMillen Park Golf Courses will open for the season during the week of March 18. Foster is set to open Monday, March 18, Shoaff will open March 19, and McMillen is set to open on March 20.

City golf courses open at sunrise and close 30 minutes prior to sunset, weather permitting. When inclement weather occurs, courses may close for a short period, or for the day, depending upon the severity of the weather.

To check on course availability, or to schedule tee times, call the golf course where you plan to play:

Foster Park Golf Course: 427-6735,

McMillen Park Golf Course: 427-6710,

Shoaff Park Golf Course: 427-6745, 

Season memberships are on sale at the Main Office (705 East State Blvd.) and at all of the clubhouses. You can also arrange for a league or plan a golf outing for your business or organization by contacting Chris Jones, Manager of Golf Operations, at 260-427-6016.

Jones Hired as Manager of Golf Operations

Chris Jones has been hired as the new Manager of Golf Operations for Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation. He is a PGA Class A Member and a member of the Club Managers Association of America. Chris brings experience from several of the top golf facilities in the country, and great enthusiasm to serve the City of Fort Wayne and its diverse golf community.

Jones says he looks forward to continuing the success of the city courses, “I want to build on the existing traditions and programs at these facilities and explore new opportunities to serve area golfers. I also hope to enhance the experience for our golfers by streamlining our products and services.”

In addition, Jones is excited to bring new golfers to the sport, “My role is to be an ambassador for our city courses and focus on initiatives that will attract new golfers to our links.”


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