BIG SANDY, Texas--After 28 years as a private course,
Ambassador University's 57-acre golf course here opened to the public in
November, announced university president Russell Duke. The course
and its maintenance equipment have been leased to the newly formed Ambassador
Hills Golf Club, Inc.
Built in 1968, the par-70 course is 5,500 yards
long and has nine holes and 18 tees. The course was designed and built by
Longview, Texas, businessman Bill Brewer, whose son Wayne is vice president of operations for Ambassador Hills.
Ambassador Hills is owned and operated by Ron
Stringer, president, and Wayne Brewer. Mr. Brewer last served Woodhollow
Golf Club in Longview, and Mr. Stringer previously managed Sand Hills Country
Club in Commerce, Texas. Green fees will be $5 for nine holes.