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By Sue Moen 

Edelweiss Chalet Country Club Celebrates 50 years

 

August 16, 2018

Sue Moen

Edelweiss Chalet Country Club is celebrating an important milestone. In 1968, the golf course opened to the public for the first time. At that time, it was a 9-hole course. According to John Thompson, the golf course came about after a group got together and decided that New Glarus needed a recreation facility to enhance the quality of life for area residents, as well as bring in visitors. Over 200 people donated $100 each to make the course possible. He also noted that some of the original donors were not golfers, just people who interested in improving the area. Land that had Morry...



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