PGA Online Highlights Andrea and Fore Honor

To understand how one small woman, one big golf property and one giant dream fit together, you have to appreciate Andrea Politte’s passion. You have to embrace her conviction. You have to know about her son. Zachary Politte served three tours of duty in Iraq. He was an electrical engineer and left-side door gunner on a CH-46 helicopter, part of …

Mom vows to keep service mission on course

Andrea Politte has put every penny she has earned and every ounce of energy that her 5-foot-1-inch, 105-pound frame can muster into operating Fore Honor Golf & Event Center at Deer Creek USA in House Springs, Mo., for people like her son. She has turned a forlorn golf property located 30 miles southwest of St. Louis into a therapeutic place …

Her vision turned a golf course into a place of honor

In the most generous stretch of imagination, it represented a daunting undertaking. But as Politte took the scenic drive to the clubhouse, walked out on the expansive deck to the enchanting view, it represented something entirely different — a dream come true. “It just felt like I was home,” she said. “Something very, very familiar just all of a sudden …

KSDK: Area Golf Course Honors Veterans All Year

Andrea Politte is a woman who will amaze you. She works 18 hour days, seven days a week. She owns and operates Deer Creek Golf and Country Club in House Springs. It is a course that does something very special for people who put their lives on the line every day. With the help of editor Tony Chambers, Frank Cusumano …