Washington Golf Course Reopens

Published 06/16 2014 10:42PM

Updated 06/16 2014 10:45PM

WASHINGTON - Hillcrest Golf Course in Washington is back open for the first time since November's tornado.
Four friends were stuck in the course's clubhouse when the storm hit and today they were the first to tee off.
The tornado destroyed the course and the clubhouse where the friends were gathered.
One golfer says everything was wiped out except the toilet.
Pete Burke was in the basement when the storm hit.
"I come up the steps, and all I'd see was sky. I knew it was gone,” Burke said. “I really could hardly handle it. And its been tough coming back."
The golfers have been coming to Hillcrest for more than 30 years.
They say they were best friends before the storm and are even closer now.

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