Monday, March 31, 2014
95th Year Building Golf Bridge - Shawnee Ushers in its 2014 Golf Season
The course is projected to open April 4. Shawnee will be extending its “Free Golf” promotion until April 24. Golfers will only be charged a $25.00 cart maintenance fee for 18-holes of golf. Free Golf overnight packages start at $69 per person and include overnight accommodations at The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort, Breakfast in the River Room and 18-holes of Golf on Shawnee’s Golf Island.
- 1,015 pieces of lumber connected with 2,610 bolts
- 13 sections spanning 284 feet
- Wooden bridge is comprised of southern yellow pine and douglas fir
- Designed by C.C. Worthington, a wealthy New York engineer and business owner who built The Buckwood Inn, now known as The Shawnee Inn