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Skeet,Trap and Sporting Clays, USA
Single Barrel Champions of e-Shoot 2002
|Markham Skeet, Trap and Sporting Clays Club is situated in the city of Sunrise in the Fort Lauderdale area of Broward County, Florida. The population is approximately 80,000, covering an area of 47.15 square kilometres.|
|The club is part of Markham Park,
which was opened by the Government in 1973. The sprawling
666 acre park is perched at the edge of the Everglades,
with a series of interlocking lakes offering
opportunities for fishing and water sports. Amenities
include the Fox Observatory, a model airplane field, a
mountain bike trail, tennis/racquetball centre,
cycling/jogging path, volleyball area, swimming complex,
barbecue areas and camping grounds.
One of the park's most prominent features is the outdoor target range, built in 1984. The complex includes 50 yard and 100 metre lighted rifle/pistol ranges, 5 combination lighted trap-skeet fields, 1 five stand and a world-class 12 station sporting clays course. The automated sporting clays course is one mile long. The club house includes a snack bar and meeting room.
Markham Skeet, Trap and Sporting Clays was founded in 1985 and currently has 200 members. Markham is affiliated with the ATA, NSSA and NSCA and is the host club for the Irlene Mandrell Celebrity Shoot, a charity shoot for Wish Upon a Star Inc. This is an organisation which grants wishes to terminally and gravely ill children between the ages of 3 and 18.
Markham shot the e-Shoot event in conjunction with their ATA shoot on June 23rd 2002 and registered to shoot the event single barrel. Spokesman Scott Ferguson, ATA Trap Chairman, says the club is delighted to have achieved recognition in e-Shoot 2002, congratulates Knox Township on their success and thanks all the clubs who participated and made e-Shoot possible.
(Congratulations to Markham for their score of 738 in e-Shoot 2002, and to team members Steve Norris, Charles Ennis and Mike Freeman for gaining entry to 'The 150 Club' - Ed.)
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