Aug. 27, 1999

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – Due to extreme weather conditions during the spring and summer of 1999, the Warren Golf Course at Notre Dame will now be opening for play in the spring of 2000, course general manager Brian Godfrey announced today.

The combination of heavy spring rains and the extended drought during the summer have pushed the project back a few months, from the previously intended late-fall opening.

“The fairways and roughs were hit the hardest by the poor weather conditions,” said Godfrey. “But we are encouraged by the progress of many areas of the course and especially the tees and greens. The overseeding of the fairways began in mid-August and will continue for the next few weeks. If all goes well, the course will be in good shape by late spring, and will only get better with time.”

The Warren Golf Course clubhouse is now open to the public, and the golf shop is stocked with Notre Dame Golf merchandise for sale. The snack shop, which is located in the clubhouse, is also open for lunch throughout the week.