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At 99, East Wenatchee man ‘plays hard, plays fast’

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EAST WENATCHEE — Stearns Eason doesn’t send many golf balls out of bounds.

“I don’t hit far enough anymore,” he says.

At 99, that’s OK with him. He’s happy to still be playing 18 holes three times a week.

The retired civil engineer plays with a group of senior citizens at the Wenatchee Golf and Country Club. One of them, Bill Parker, calls Eason “a legend.”

“He plays hard, he plays fast, he has a good attitude,…

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