Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Grantwood Golf Course in Solon is hiring for seasonal jobs.
Grantwood Golf Course in Solon is looking for seasonal help. The golf course is looking to hire a number of workers, according to job postings on the Solon website. Here's what positions are available. Click the links to read job descriptions, needed qualifications and learn how to apply:
Friday, February 22, 2013
Basic walking and cart fees increased by roughly $2 each, but driving range fees remain the same.
Grantwood Golf Course is increasing some of its fees in 2013. Recreation Director Don Holub said that the golf course simplified its fees but having a weekday rate, covering monday through friday, and a weekend and holiday rate. The fees for walking and cart play, both nine holes and 18 holes, increased by $2 for both weekdays and weekends. Junior and senior rates will remain unchanged, Holub said, as will twilight rates and driving range fees. Holub said Grantwood's are still below other municipal golf courses in the region. He said driving range fees are a bit higher than most, so that's why those remained unchanged. See all of Grantwood's fees for 2013 by clicking the PDF attached to this article.
Friday, November 2, 2012
All the rain dropped on the area by Hurricane Sandy has forced Grantwood Golf Course to remain closed through the weekend.
Grantwood Golf Course in Solon is closed and will remain closed at least through the weekend. The city-owned golf course is closed after Hurricane Sandy dropped days worth of rain on the area. Here's the announcement from the city: Due to the recent severe weather and extreme wet conditions, Grantwood Golf Course will remain closed through Sunday. We will evaluate the conditions over the weekend and attempt to determine a re-open date. We apologize for the inconvience and hope to open as soon as possible.
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Solon Recreation Director Don Holub provided more information about the massive teenage party broken up at Grantwood Golf Course last weekend.
A Solon resident rented the pavillion at Grantwood Golf Course for her son's Sweet Sixteen party, which included a DJ, a disco ball and a foam machine. That party held last weekend was marred, however, by multiple arrests of teens and underage adults for underage drinking, marijuana use and curfew violations, according to Solon Police. Don Holub, Solon's recreation director who also runs Grantwood, said that the party at the pavillion actually had no problems: They weren't serving alcohol, and no arrests were made at the party. The problem was in the parking lot, where police caught teens drinking and smoking marijuana and some engaging in sexual activity inside cars. "In the pavilion itself, they weren't doing anything to break the law," …
Thursday, April 12, 2012
Head over to this poll to vote for Solon's own Grantwood Golf Course
Friday, March 9, 2012
Check out these part-time or seasonal jobs open with the city of Solon. Find out how to apply.
The city of Solon is looking to hire some part-time or seasonal workers. Below is the list of jobs available. Visit the city website to apply. Note: You must create a free online job profile before you can apply. SEASONAL WORK Concession Worker, Solon Community Center Pro Shop Clerk, Grantwood Golf Course Starter/Ranger, Grantwood Golf Course Teaching Assistant, Grantwood Golf Course Cart Attendant, Grantwood Golf Course PART-TIME JOBS Part-Time Theater Instructor, Solon Center for the Arts Part-Time Board Certified Music Therapist, Solon Center for the Arts Help Wanted: Part-Time Visual Arts Instructor, Solon Center for the Arts Part-Time Records Clerk, Solon Police Department Lifeguards, Solon Community Center
Thursday, September 1, 2011
Last day of August is picture perfect
Solon Kiwanis Club held a golf outing at Grantwood. This fun event was also a fundraising effort for the upcoming scholarship awards. Clear blue skies set the stage for this annual event that brought Solon residents and their friends together for a good cause.
Friday, July 29, 2011
Hopefuls for Solon golf team must survive four-day, 63-hole qualifying test
Solon's version of the PGA Tour's Qualifying School gets under way Monday morning at Grantwood Golf Course when potential Comet players will tee off for the first of four rounds. Players who can consistently score well will make it to the varsity and junior varsity teams. Monday's first round of nine holes will be followed by three straight 18-hole rounds to determine the top players for the 2011 season. "We usually get about 30 kids trying out and we keep about half of them," said seventh-year head coach Jeff Aker. "It's very competitive. We base it mainly on scores but also grade level. It usually comes down to a shot or two, just like a regular tournament." Aker knows something about the pressure golf can bring for players of all ages. …