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Tom Smith Sr. Talks ABout The Loss of His Son

Retired Police Officer Sgt. Tom Smith Sr. and News Channel 20’s Randy Gardner talk about dealing with the loss of a loved one lost in the line of duty along with hardships that come about for some survivors and how our charity golf tournament came about to help with those hardships.

The Falls Golf Course

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The Falls Golf Club provides a country club experience at a public facility. In addition to great public golf, The Falls offers the opportunity for you to host your next Golf Outing or Tournament on our course.  From the golf experience of being on one of the best conditioned courses in the St. Louis market to food prepared to be appreciated by your guest, whether it is our “best cheeseburger in the area” or a special menu selection it will be a great meal and service your guest will remember. Our Tournament Packages are known for their value. You and your group can relax and enjoy your event knowing that The Falls Golf Club staff is handling your event exactly the way your want it. We offer merchandise at very competitive prices at or below what off-course stores can provide. For your next tournament let us customize your prize package. For your traveling tournament players we have rental clubs from most of the major manufacturers like Titleist, Callaway, Ping, Cobra, Nike and Cleveland, with the rental fee being $25. Your tournament can be customized to meet your group’s specific needs and can include all of the following:

  • Golf Pairing
  • Scorecards
  • Hole In One Event
  • Scoreboard and Scoring
  • Prizes and Gift Certificates
  • Rental Clubs Available


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Thomas G. Smith, Jr. | E.O.W. December 5, 1997

Thomas G. Smith JrPolice Officer Thomas Smith Jr., age 23, was killed on December 5, 1997 at 12:20 AM, while assisting another officer with an automobile accident. Officer Smith was standing on the shoulder of the highway with one of the drivers in the accident when both he and the other driver were struck and killed by an approaching van.

Officer Smith became the eighth St. Louis County police officer to give his life in the line of duty.

Officer Smith was born on March 21, 1974. He had just begun his third year as a St. Louis County police officer. He served in the Divisions of Operational Support and Patrol. He received numerous awards, commendations and many letters of thanks from citizens he served.