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Swiss Open and Glo-Ball tourney coming to Mountain Creek in August

No. 5 at Mountain Creek Golf Course.
No. 5 at Mountain Creek Golf Course.
Ron Patey

The month of August at Mountain Creek Golf Course is dotted with come one, come all events that are geared to produce grins before and after players fire their shots at the pins.

No. 12 at Mountain Creek.
Ron Patey

The first tourney will be the Swiss Open on Aug. 10. The fee for members is $30 and it’s $55 for guests. Included in the costs are lunch, golf, dinner and a huge prize table.

A taste of Switzerland starts the day when a lunch of veal sausages is served at 11:30 a.m. Play begins at 12:30 p.m. The dinner will be Fondue Chinoise and it gets going at 6:30 p.m.

“We get people from as far away as Montreal to this annual tournament when we show and share the Swiss culture,” said Jonathan Schaepper, Mountain Creek’s owner.

The next event at Mountain Creek will be the ever-popular Glo-Ball Night Golf Tournament on Aug. 22.

Supper will kick off the tourney at 6:30 p.m., and then the golfers in groups of up to six players will take on two six hole courses - one on the front nine and the other will be on back nine.

Play begins at 8:30 p.m. The fees, which include the golf, supper and plenty of prizes, are $35 for members and $40 for guests.

Meanwhile, Mountain Creek has just launched a membership special for August.

It includes becoming a member for the month for $221 plus HST or opting to join for the rest of the year at the rate of $400 plus HST.

Mountain Creek Golf Course is an 18-hole championship layout playing to par 70. It’s 6,217 yards from the blues, 6,021 yards from the whites and 5,405 yards from the greens.

Mountain Creek is situated six kilometres south of Arnprior — only 30 minutes past the Canadian Tire Centre.

For more details and to book a tee-time, call 819.623.8919, 1.800.891.2205 or e-mail

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