Carl Sandburg Heritage Golf Tournament

kenmure country club          FLAT ROCK, NORTH CAROLINA

October 16, 2017

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introducing the first annual

Carl Sandburg Heritage Golf Tournament

The first golf in Henderson County was played at Connemara Farms that would become the Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site. Carl was no slouch at the game either, having helped teach Mark McCormack, Arnold Palmer's long-time friend and agent the game. Find out more about the history of golf in Henderson County and Carl Sandburg's game. 

The Carl Sandburg Heritage Golf Tournament is not "heritage" in name only. There will be on-course competitions that will give every golfer a chance to play with replica hickory clubs and golf balls just like those used by Carl Sandburg. And a "Best Dressed" competition for those who want to come play in period dress. 

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About The Friends of Carl Sandburg at Connemara

The Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site is a true treasure of Henderson County. We bring our out-of-town guests here, we walk our dogs here, we come here to visit the goats, relax and dream. And as you know it is free to all. The Friends of Carl Sandburg is a fund-raising group that works to insure the park you visit tomorrow will be the same special place you know today. Money raised by the Friends goes to help maintain the historic Sandburg goat herd, get the trails in good repair, fund the Writer-in-Residence program, help produce the Carl Sandburg Folk Festival and much more. To discover all we do go here. And consider becoming a member, won't you? 


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The Carl Sandburg Heritage Golf Tournament will feature contests and competitions for both modern equipment and hickory-shafted clubs and replica century-old golf balls - just like Carl Sandburg used to play. Plus there will be prizes for the best dressed golfers in period garb. The field will be limited to 72 players so register while you're here. Find out details or ask us a question HERE.   




Kenmure Country Club


At the Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site we are happy to share our little part of the world with Kenmure Country Club, one of the premier golf communities in the region with a course designed by celebrated architect Joe Lee. Click here to learn more about the host of the Carl Sandburg Heritage Golf Tournament.




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Where good driving is superb oratory, good putting is effective whispering. A soft answer turn away wrath.
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