By: Zachary Lopez (ZachNews):
Needles, California: As golf becomes more and more popular, especially to the many people trying to find a safe escape from the COVID-19 pandemic, Rivers Edge Golf Course is going through a lot of exciting things to help bring new and old golfers to play on their course just near the beautiful Colorado River.
Recently, ZachNews got to meet with Interim General Manager Miguel Olvera at Rivers Edge Golf Course to discuss what is going on at the golf course and what can golfers see different and even new to come.
“One major announcement, the City of Needles has reached out to Touchstone Golf they are a third-party consultant company that helps manage different golf courses. There going to help out with the maintenance side of things, the Pro-Shop and the overall golf experience in Needles, California. We’re really excited to be teaming up with Touchstone Golf,” said Interim General Manager Miguel Olvera.
Interim General Manager Miguel Olvera tells ZachNews that at this moment, we only have nine holes open, but we’re looking to get all eighteen open by November 2nd, 2020.
Ongoing reseeding and watering is going on to break back the beautiful grass golfers want to enjoy, and so far the grass on the open nine holes is looking good.
Also, work is also completed on the new restroom facility with the adding of a wheelchair ramp and indoor access from the shop.
Interim General Manager Miguel Olvera tells ZachNews that different kind of merchandise will be coming in to the shop.
In regards to health and safety precautions against COVID-19, Rivers Edge Golf Course has taken steps to protect golfers health and safety so they can worry about making a hole-in-one.
“We are very friendly COVID facility. We use special hand sanitizers for the golf carts; we’re sanitizing after each round. Also, we have hand sanitizer provided in the shop, and we have a protective shield for our employees – between the employees and customers,” said Interim General Manager Miguel Olvera.
Interim General Manager Miguel Olvera tells ZachNews that right now, eighteen holes of golf is $35.00, after 12:00 p.m. (PT) it’s $30.00, and after 2:30 p.m. (PT) it’s $20.00, and that all includes a golf cart.
Interim General Manager Miguel Olvera tells ZachNews that on the website, you can find membership information and book you tee time online.
In regards to any job openings, Interim General Manager Miguel Olvera tells ZachNews that they are welcoming those interested in working at Rivers Edge Golf Course, just stop on inside the shop.
Rivers Edge Golf Course is located at 144 Marina Drive, just off River Road and near First and Second Beaches along the Colorado River, in Needles, California.
For more information, please check out their website at: http://www.golfneedlesca.com/ or call: 1 (760) 326-3931.
Come tee off and make your hole-in-one win at Rivers Edge Golf Course in Needles, California.