End of an era for lawn bowling

The expansion of the Golden Horseshoe golf facilities will include the removal of the lawn bowling green behind the Williamsburg Inn. This year is the 50th Anniversary of this green, which is the only regulation green in the entire state of Virginia. There are no plans for a replacement. Lawn Bowling in Williamsburg dates back to the early times.

Last year, the Northeast Division of Lawn Bowls USA held their Championship Tournament on this green. Participants came from as far away as New York City, New Jersey, Pittsburgh and even Canada. One of our local residents won the Men's Singles competition, and went on to the National Tournament. We have several players who live in the...