Ridgefields Country Club

Ridgefields has been in the news quite a lot over the past few months but there was some good news in today’s paper, Stan Pace, owner of Gold Star Fitness, will be taking over ownership of the club.You can click here for the link to the Times-News article.

Ridgefields Country Club opened its golf course in 1949.  The Archives of the City of Kingsport has some wonderful photos of Ridgefields taken over the years. Here are just a few. Enjoy!

c. 1949
Born in 1936, Martha Meyer passed away on July 17, 2008. Martha was an avid golfer and was active in the the National and NCAA Women's Golf Associations, both as a player ans official. She was the director of the Ansley Golf Club in Atlanta, GA and won the women's club championship there 19 times. In the picture above she is seen playing golf at Ridgefields in 1954 when she was just 18 years old.
c.1949

 

Undated image of the clubhouse
Fred Salyer, winner of the Men's Club Championship in 1949, 1950, and 1952.
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