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Fairfield Glade Sportsman Club

650 Shorty Barnes Road, Crossville, Tennessee
931-707-9033



Recreational Shooting at its BEST! Since 1987.....
One of the finest facilities in the Southeast

Trap/Skeet Hours:


Clubhouse is manned Thursday, Saturday & Sunday Afternoons

If you renewed or joined as a new member on line you will have to go to the Club house to get your button and membership card

Summer hours Starting in the Spring when the time changes forward 
12 noon to 6 PM

Winter Hours begin in the Fall when the time falls back 
11 AM to 5 PM

HomeHistory

A TIMELINE OF IMPORTANT DATES


Jul 9, 1987 
Preliminary meeting that founded FGSC.
Present –
Joe Puryear, Lloyd Fredrick (Club co-founders)
Doug Cox (Sales Rep-Fairfield Communities Inc.)
Kathy Boyer (Head of Recreation)
Jack Cole (Head of Security).
Jul 27, 1987
Club founded date.
32 people present.
Dave Clark motion to form club.
Puryear- Pres, Cox-V Pres, Fredrick – Sec’y/Treas. All 32 join club.

Fall 1987 
Billy Hopper widens road to club site and trap field.
Members prepare club grounds.
Jan-July 1988
Winchester-Western trap machine purchased.
Trap field laid-out.
Steak fries started.
Oct 1988
First trap shoot with Win-Wes machine.
Membership at 53.
52 Charter Members
Dec 1988
First wild game dinner
Aug 1989
Club memb at 100
Apr-Sep 1990
Pavilion built. Grand opening on Sep12
1988-1990
Construction of pistol range and 150 yard rifle range
Feb 1989
Cumberland Mountain Bowhunters Assn (Richard Riden) build 18 target archery range in woods and join club.
1993
Sam Sherrill and Tony Hall form Cumberland Archery Club and use club range
Jan 1995
Club co-founder Lloyd Fredrick passes away.
Mar 1995
Bill Anderson and Pete Brennen start search for new club location.
Memb at 150
Feb 12, 1996
Club purchases 70 acres of land on Shorty Barnes road for $42,000.
Rest of 1996 used to lay out club house and shooting amenities
Spring 1997
Hopper preps club house site, parking and traps 1,2,3 are started.
Fall 1997
30’ X 40’ club house completed.
Aug 1997
First informal club trap shoot Tues, Sat, Sun afternoons club house open
Trap league shooting – Tue evening
Sep 25,1999
Brennen forms club’s first registered ATA shoot.
43 shooters.
Singles champ – Wade Frazier (White Pine, TN) 100X100, Gerald Brewer (Crossville) 99X100
Handicap Champ – John Price (Crossville) 95X100 from 20 yards
Doubles Champ – Robert Dyer (Tompkinsville, KY) 97X100
Sep 30, 1999
First automatic trap machine installed
Summer 1999
 Pistol range (25 yd) and rifle range (175 yd) built in woods on South property.
Fall 1999
First voice release system used on traps.
Apr 25, 2000
Second auto trap machine installed.
Summer 2000
Skeet field started. Operational in Jan 2001.
Aug 5, 2000
Randy Savage – first club member to fire 100X100 in official ATA shoot.
Fall 2001
Trap fields 4 and 5 built. Operational in spring 2002
Apr 2002
Membership at 286.
Apr 11, 2002
Hohler writes first detailed history of club’s first 15 years – published in Crossville-Chronicle and Glade Sun.
Start of publication of pertinent club news
2003-2004
Cunningham and Gerlach form first pistol program with PPC league at old club.
Summer-Fall 2004
Mark Filley and Kim Chamberlin receive unanimous approval from the Cumb County Board of Education on Nov 4, 2004 to form a scholastic clay target program (SCTP) trap shooting team at Cumb County High School.
May 2005
Filley establishes club web site www.ffgsc.com
Site is greatly expanded by Dave Philippe in 2007 who is now web manager
2005
Club tri-fold/flier printed. 500-750 passed out each year at over 30 locations in county
Jun 2005
CCHS wins both TN SCTP open and high school state championships. 17 members.
Nov 2005
Membership at 400
Spring 2006
Construction of two skeet fields on North end of property.
Skeet field 1 combined with existing trap field 5 and combined skeet field 2 and trap field 6.
May-Nov 2006
Cunningham, Gerlach and Philippe organize construction of pistol – 100 yd rim-fire rifle range at South edge of property.
Jan 2007
SMHS joins CCHS to form the Cumb County SCTP trap team.
Jan 27, 2007
 Club co-founders Puryear and Fredrick receive 1st Annual Sportsman-of-the Year award at the club’s 19th annual wild game dinner.
Mar 20, 2009
Club co-founder Joe Puryear passes away.
May 2009
Chamber of Commerce/Gateway Productions produce 20 min film on FGSC, Hohler and Cunningham interviewed.
Repeated in 2010 with interview of Hohler and Amanda Server.
Again in 2012 with Cunningham.
Spring 2011
Doug Server pavilion built
Spring-Fall 2011
300 yard centerfire range built. Operational in early 2012


FGSC Presidents


1987-1989 Joe Puryear

1990-1991 Doug Cox

1992 Joe Puryear

1993 Bill Weaver

1994-1997 Carl Anderson

1998-2000 Pete Brennen

2001-2002 Roy Woody

2003-2006 Carl Wedlick

2006-2008 Paul Cunningham

2009-2013 Dave Hohler

2014-2016 Chuck Burgess

2017-           Dave Philippe