(Editor’s note: Story has been updated to reflect Kalispell building Montana’s first Miracle field in 2009)
BILLINGS — Pryor Creek Golf Course will host the sixth annual Landon’s Legacy Foundation Golf Tournament on June 7, continuing its push to build a Miracle League baseball field.
While this year’s golf scramble recently sold out, Landon’s Legacy is still hoping to secure title sponsors for the tournament along with hole sponsors, flag prize sponsors and hole-in-one sponsors. Please click here for information.
Donations to Landon’s Legacy Foundation can be made here.
Partnering with Billings Kiwanis and the Billings Parks and Recreation Department, the foundation continues progressing with plans to build a special needs baseball field at the Poly Vista Softball Complex located near 38th St. West and Poly Drive in Billings.
The Rotary Club of Kalispell built a Miracle field a decade ago, the first in Montana.
The Miracle League field will showcase a rubberized turf baseball surface that accommodates wheelchairs and other adaptive equipment for kids and adults who suffer from physical or mental disabilities. The complex will also feature a playground with splash pad. The City of Billings has already donated land.
Landon Smith was an avid baseball fan who dreamed of being part of a team, hitting a game-winning grand slam, rounding the bases, sliding into home plate and seeing his beloved New York Yankees in person. His dream was never realized due to Landon’s passing on June 3, 2013.