Keesler hosts 2017 Golden Age Games Bowling Tournament

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Keesler is set to make history by hosting the 2017 National Veterans Golden Age Games Bowling Tournament on May 10.

The games begin May 9 and take place over multiple locations along the coast, but this will be the first ever time in the game’s history that part of it has taken place on Keesler Air Force Base.

The bowling tournament will begin on Wednesday, May 10 at 9:00 a.m. at the base’s bowling center, Gaudé Lanes, and the first event will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. for athletes 80 years old and older. The second event will be from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. for wheelchair and visually-impaired athletes.

Any media interested in covering this event should contact the Public Affairs office by close of business Tuesday, May 9, at (228) 377-2783 or email us at