Sports

Hoffman takes Tennessee Women’s Open in playoff

By KEITH WALTHER For The Vista Sarah Hoffman won the second playoff hole to capture the 19th Golf Capital of Tennessee Women’s Open Golf championship, Saturday at Stonehenge Golf Course. Hoffman, Samantha Troyanovich and amateur Elsa Moberly each finished regulation with a three-day total of 215, forcing a sudden death playoff format. For much of […]

2Aug2017 | Continued

Entering the big debate: Who is better, ’Bron or MJ?

Who you got — Lebron James or Michael Jordan? Jordan has been called the G.O.A.T. (Greatest of all time) by most NBA fans and experts … but the gap is closing — FAST. Some are now saying, in fact, that James — as he leads his Cleveland Cavaliers into the NBA Finals this week against […]

1Jun2017 | Continued

Double your fun!

Two Glade Golf Courses make Golfweek’s list of Top Five Best Tennessee Courses By KEITH WALTHER Vista Publisher/Editor Crossville has been touted as the Golf Capital of Tennessee but — let’s make it real here — that applies particularly to Fairfield Glade. There would be no such claim if not for the five wonderful 18-hole golf courses […]

26Apr2017 | Continued

Fairfield Glade New Outdoor Pickleball Courts Grand Opening April 29th

For The Vista The Fairfield Glade Community Club is pleased to announce the grand opening of (8) new outdoor pickleball courts on April 29th. The public is invited to join in the fun with a ribbon cutting scheduled for 9 A.M. in front of the new outdoor courts located next to the Racquet Center on […]

20Apr2017 | Continued

Crazy bowl season results in close race in Gridiron contest

By ED LEWIS For The Vista What a crazy, unusual 41 game bowl season college football fans just observed, and that included the 20 bowl games that comprised the annual Vista contest for six local “experts” who made predictions regarding winning teams. Congratulations to contest co-winners Greg Dorton and Keith Walther for their winning records […]

12Jan2017 | Continued

FAREWELL TO “THE KING”

Palmer’s influence crossed generations When I was a boy, we had two trees in the front yard, straight across from each other and spaced about 10-15 yards apart. My Dad had given me an old Wilson Arnold Palmer Signature 8-iron to use and I would go out and chip balls from one tree to another, […]

4Oct2016 | Continued
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Breen, Gilbert share Senior Open title

From Staff Reports For The Vista    The best senior golfers in the state assembled at Stonehenge Golf Club last week to take part in the Tennessee Senior Open. Bill Breen and Gibby Gilbert were dead even after the second round and played the 18th hole in a sudden death format to decide a winner. […]

19May2016 | Continued

Glade golf news

For The Vista The 43rd Fairfield Glade Women’s Invitational Tournament will be held at Heatherhurst Golf Club on the Brae and Crag courses July 9 and 10. The Fairfield Glade Ladies 18 Hole League sponsors this weekend tournament. A total of more than $11,000 was collected from the 2015 event for 3 major charities. Proceeds […]

4Mar2016 | Continued

Dorton crowned champion of Pigskin Bowl Challenge

For The Vista This year’s Pigskin Bowl Challenge in The Vista was won impressivelyby former champion Greg Dorton, who correctly picked 17 winning teams out of the 20 bowl games (see graphic above). He was three games better than the second place finishers. Tom Flagg and Ed Lewis tied for second at 14-6, one game […]

14Jan2016 | Continued

Charities benefit from Ladies tourney Labor Day Holiday

By WOODY GEISLER For The Vista The 2015 Fairfield Glade Ladies Invitational Golf Tournament was held recently and the local charities are the Real Winners! House of Hope, Imagination Library and Cumberland County Schools Family Resource Center have each received a very generous donation from the Fairfield Glade Invitational 2-Day Golf Tournament that was held […]

1Oct2015 | Continued
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Glade proved to be a great host again for 17th Tennessee Women’s Open

For The Vista The 17th Annual Tennessee Women’s Open was held this past weekend at Stonehenge Golf Club. Karlin Beck from Pike Road, Alabama was victorious. Karlin shot 216, which is even par over three rounds. A great up and down from the back of the green on hole #18 sealed Beck’s victory. The weather […]

12Aug2015 | Continued

Harris captures Senior Open title

By TENNESSEE SECTION PGA For The Vista The 2015 Senior State Open hosted by the City of Crossville was full of excitement as it came down to the final few putts to decide who would win. With the pressure on, Doug Harris sunk his par putt to secure his victory and win the 6th Annual […]

21May2015 | Continued

Glade resident, NBA icon Lloyd dead at age 86

By KEITH WALTHER Vista Publisher/Editor Earl Lloyd, a well-known and loved resident of Fairfield Glade and the first black professional NBA player, passed away last Thursday at the age of 86. Known as  “the Big Cat,” the 6-foot-5 forward made his league debut in October of 1950, playing for the Washington Capitals. During his legendary […]

6Mar2015 | Continued

Granddaughter of Glade couple making mark in swimming

Special to The Vista Grandchildren are every grandparents joy — and that is no different for Glade residents B.J. and Marv Mrnka. The couple are very proud of their Grandaughter Emma Cain — and have every right to be. Cain, at only 14 years of age, has developed into a world class swimmer. “Emma was […]

29Jan2015 | Continued

Bowl contest winner picked games just Fine

By ED LEWIS For The Vista The Vista’s contest of 20 bowl games was won by a previous champion, Geoff Fine, who led all participants with a 13-7 record. Vista Editor-Publisher Keith Walther was only one game back at 12 – 8, and Keith’s son, Landry, also a Vista staff member, was 11-9. The trio […]

16Jan2015 | Continued

Maintaining golf courses in Glade is never-ending

COMMENTARY By JOANN FAULDS For The Vista I have served on the Committee for now three years and I am amazed at how much I have learned about the golfing community and how much more there is to learn. For example: A) Maintaining a golf course at the Fairfield Glade level is a never ending […]

5Nov2014 | Continued

Lions 25th annual golf tourney a success

By KEN STEADMAN For The Vista Twenty-six golf foursomes teed off bright and early Saturday September 6th for a wonderful day of friendship and golf. It all happened at the Heatherhurst Crag Golf Course in Fairfield Glade. Lions Golf Chairman, Darryl Wharton commented, “The weather was perfect and I received more compliments from the golfers […]

18Sep2014 | Continued

Grandson of Glade residents qualifies for Augusta event

Special To The Vista Junior golfer, T.K. Schultz, from Bulverde, TX — the grandson of Durl and Glenda Schultz, residents of Fairfield Glade, TN — is heading to Augusta. Schultz won a series of qualifiers in the Drive Chip and Putt Competition and will be heading to Augusta National Golf Club — home of the […]

18Sep2014 | Continued

Boomer Sooner!

University of Oklahoma star Jao-Javanil wins 16th annual Tennessee Women’s Open at Stonehenge Golf Club By KEITH WALTHER Vista Publisher/Editor Having won the NCAA women’s golf title in 2012, there was no question that Chirapat Jao-Javanil was a player to watch coming into the 16th Tenneessee Women’s Open. And so it was no shock that all […]

7Aug2014 | Continued

Glade Resident on the run for good health mit painting

Special to The Vista No one can get away with telling Naiad Kuhlman of Fairfield Glade that age is a barrier to exercise. The avid runner, personal trainer and instructor at Cumberland Medical Center’s Wellness Complex at Fairfield Glade won’t buy the excuse. That’s because she is a walking – and running – example of […]

30Jul2014 | Continued