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Fairways greens are a cut above the rest of courses in the area

Grass used by the West Plains course helps minimalize damage


Paul Delaney

Due to their use of bent grass, the greens at The Fairways Golf Course survived our harsh winter in good shape and allow long putts like this to maybe be a little easier to make.

The Fairways Golf Course takes a lot of grief for the wind that is as constant as are the divots its golfers carve.

But the wind and the West Plains are pretty synonymous in these parts.

However, one thing that the golf course on Melville Road can take pride over this year are greens that appear to be head and shoulders above those at many other courses in the region.

Both Spokane city and county courses, plus a number of private ones all suffered significant damage from a crazy winter that saw repeated bouts of snow and bitter cold wreak havoc that is still very much visible nearly four mo...

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