The Oaks formerly the Mexico Country Club will holding a centennial celebration over Labor Day weekend.
Deb Haag and Susan Adkins members of the celebration stopped by AM 1340 KXEO and the Am I Awake Morning Show to talk about the festivities.
Here is some history about the Oaks formerly the Mexico Country Club over the years.
On October 15th, 1920 there was a first meeting to organize a group interested in starting a golf club. H. Bradford Brett, L. Mitchell White, Joe Luckie, and Wallace Fry are the 4 men given credit for bringing golf to Mexico.
October 28, 1920: 78 acres of land east of Mexico was leased from the Lawler Farm. With 60 original members the Mexico Country Club was formed.
1943: 29 acres were sold to Brad Brett, Alf Elliott, Jr., Warren McIntyre and Lowell Hogan for $3,000.00. This is the site of present-day Country Club Drive.
1953: Swimming pool and wading pool were dedicated.
2017: The club sold 25 shares to members in order to pay debt and keep the club open and the name was changed to the Oaks.