Birmingham Fireworks, Wednesday, July 3, 2013
The Birmingham Fireworks will be held on Wednesday, July 3 at the Lincoln Hills Golf Course. The gates will open at 7 pm and the show will begin around 10 pm. Please note the rain date will be Friday, July 5. Alcohol and personal fireworks are prohibited. You may enter through the gates at the corner of Lincoln and Cranbrook. Parking is available at Seaholm High School across the street from the golf course. Bring your picnic baskets, chairs and blankets for your comfort. Come and enjoy this free family event!
Outstanding golf opportunities are available at the City of Birmingham’s Lincoln Hills Golf Course (located at 2666 West Fourteen Mile Road; just west of Cranbrook Road) and Springdale Golf Course (located at 316 Strathmore Road). Both courses are open to everyone! Invite your friends along to experience Birmingham’s top-rated golf courses that are close to home, fun and affordable.
Birmingham’s golf courses offer adult and youth lessons by a PGA golf pro, a Junior Golf Program, power carts, golf education center and league play. Special pricing opportunities are available for residents, nonresidents and businesses.
Purchase or renew your membership pass at Lincoln Hills Golf Course (2666 W. 14 Mile), Springdale Golf Course (316 Strathmore), the Birmingham Ice Arena (2300 E. Lincoln) and the Department of Public Services (851 S. Eton). For more information, visit www.golfbirmingham.org or call (248) 530-1660.
Lincoln Hills Golf Course
Lincoln Hills Golf Course is located at 2666 West Fourteen Mile Road, just west of Cranbrook Road. Built in 1964, Lincoln Hills is one of two municipal golf courses in the City of Birmingham. The terrain is rolling and offers golfers a fun and challenges golf experience. The course was recently renovated and the irrigation system upgraded. The Lincoln Hills Clubhouse was also completely renovated. These improvements have made Lincoln Hills one of the top municipal, nine hole golf courses in the Detroit Metropolitan area. The par for men and women is 35 and the course ranges from 3023 yards from the blue tees to 2336 yards from the red tees. The clubhouse offers sundry golfer items, snack bar, pull carts and power carts. Course offerings include a PGA golf pro, youth and adult lessons, an exceptional Junior Golf Program, handicapping service, golf education center and league play. Reservations for play can be made seven days in advance. Make your tee time online next spring or call 248.530.1670.
Springdale Golf Course
Springdale Golf Course is located at 316 Strathmore Road. Springdale was originally built in 1929 and is the shorter of the two City of Birmingham golf courses. Renovations to the course in 2000/2001 have made Springdale a picturesque, challenging nine hole golf course. New greens and tees, coupled with stream bank restoration of the Rouge River have greatly reduced erosion and aesthetically enhanced the course. Springdale offers many of the same amenities as Lincoln Hills. In addition, the park boasts a picnic pavilion, children’s playground and picnic facilities. The par for men and women is 34 and the course ranges from 2732 yards from the blue tees to 2196 yards from the red tees. The clubhouse offers power carts, pull carts, concessions and league play. Reservations for play can be made seven days in advance. Make your tee time online or call 248.530.1660.