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...biggest draw."That draw has attracted former president Gerald Ford and former professional Ken Venturi, among others.Tom File built the course in 1985."It was a retirement project," said File's grandson, Dan Baxter, who now runs the course...
Juneau's golfing history business today. Between 12,000 and 15,000 rounds of golf are played each year on the nine-hole course, owner Tom File said. That compares to 2,200 rounds played on the Sandblasters' course in 1970. The Juneau Golf Club developed out...
City may increase stream setbacks

...Juneau Planning Commission minutes. But the changes could affect operations at the Mendenhall Golf Course, according to Tom File, who tends the greens on the course near Industrial Boulevard. As an example, the amendment suggests the city prohibit...
Warning ... it's a good day for golf

...ways to better spend $12. The course, situated on the former Pederson dairy, was designed and built by Juneau's Tom File as a retirement project, and opened in 1986. It's fairways and greens, while different than most you'll find outside...
Merry mansion for two years during World War II, for obvious reasons," Fagerstrom said. Lifelong Juneau residents Koggie and Tom File said it was nice to see the new governor in Juneau. "We're just happy to be in this position of serving Alaskans and...

...Development could not be reached for comment this morning. Some people in nearby areas have strongly opposed the plant. Tom File and Elizabeth Koggie File sent a letter to Johan Dybdahl, chairman of the planning commission, stating the emissions...
Asphalt plant decision delayed

...Estates Subdivision on Curtis Avenue, near the end of Crazy Horse Drive. The area is zoned industrial, but Koggie and Tom File, who own the Mendenhall Golf Course next to the proposed asphalt plant have concerns about the enterprise. "This thing...
Airport board should give public an answer

...pursue this matter and make public its findings. The Mendenhall Refuge Citizens Advisory Group includes Daniel Anderson, Tom File, Dixie Hood, Cindy Lagoudakis, Mark Rorick, Bill Dunn, Joe Geldhof, Jim King, Tony Reiger and Roger Sams.
Sports Briefs

...first ace of the season Juneau golfer Steve Shin recorded the summer's first hole-in-one at Mendenhall Golf Course when he aced the seventh hole on May 4. Shin used an 8 iron on the 135-yard hole, course manager Tom File reported.
Fore-d! Tourney recalls former president's visit

...were very fine gentlemen." "They were so easy to talk to - just really enjoyable to have here with us for the day," Tom File recalled. "It was a good time for everybody." So good, in fact, that every year since, on June 19, a golf tournament...


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