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Chapel Hill open for business

Princeton’s 18-hole golf course has a new name and owner.

David Huseman of rural Princeton purchased Hunter’s Ridge Golf Course on July 24, 2013. He has renamed it Chapel Hill Golf Course.

The sale price was $785,000, including personal property. The set price on land and buildings was $658,000.

This is the second time in 10 years the golf course has changed hands. The former Bureau Valley Country Club was sold on Jan. 10, 2003, for more than $1.2 million and renamed as Hunter’s Ridge.

Hidden Lake tournament: The first round of flight tournament at Hidden Lake Golf Course in Sheffield started Wednesday. Sally Riley is the leader in the championship flight with a 39, followed  by Pat Corwin at 42 and Carol Roberson at 43. The second round will start Wednesday with final 18 holes Aug. 25.

Wyaton Hills roundup: Gary Patterson tore up the Wyaton Men’s League play this week, carding four birdies en route to a 35. Al Kerber eagled No. 6. Nancy Pierson was this week’s winner for Odd Holes Play of the Day for the Wyaton Ladies Day with a score of 24. Michelle Coble was the loss gross in the ladies league at 42.

Doug Hoffman Memorial: The fourth annual Doug Hoffman Memorial Golf Outing will be held Aug. 24 at Hidden Lake. The four-person scramble will have a noon shotgun start. Cost is $50 per person which includes 18 holes, cart and a meal. All proceeds will benefit Spring Valley Hospice. Donations are accepted. Register by calling Steve at 815-712-2910 or Connie at 815-303-8088.

Tiger Classic: The PHS Booster Club Tiger Classic Golf Outing will be held Aug. 24 at Chapel Hill. Call Mike Taylor at 815-872-0914 to golf.

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