Weekly list of results, upcoming events and news from golf courses throughout the Valley, compiled with the assistance of Bill Finn. Submissions can be emailed to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Upcoming: Saturday, Ray Forrester Open, Member/Guest tournament July 19.
Upcoming: Junior golf camps, 10 a.m. to noon. Call pro shop for reservations. Saturday, Belmont Cup and BBQ. Sunday, Firecracker V tournament, 9 a.m.
Bluff Pointe GC (formerly Islewood Golf Center)
Ongoing: Green fees: $9 for nine holes and $15 for 18 holes. … Now hosting small tournaments, can accommodate up to 30 players, call (559) 275-0600 for details. … Ask the Pro Series, Saturday's time TBD, Q&A with local pros, minimum purchase of a medium bucket of balls.
Upcoming: Junior Golf 101, July 12-Aug. 9, 9-10 a.m. Saturdays, Golf 101 for adults, July 12-Aug. 9, 8-9 a.m. Saturdays, Coaches' clinics July 10 and July 12. Single session courses for golf coaches. Sign up at Clovis Adult School or call (559) 327-2876.
Caltrans D-6 Golf Club
Upcoming: July 19, Valley Oaks, Visalia will host Caltrans D-6 Golf Club's Member/guest 4-person, 2 best-ball (Red Ball) tournament.
Copper River Country Club
Upcoming: Today, Fresno City College Football Ram Huddle Club Golf Classic. $150 entry fee per player (covers lunch, green fees, cart, range balls, Ram football gift and more). Orange ball format, long drive, closest-to-the-pin contests. Mulligans for sale. Noon shotgun start. Wednesday, first round matches of the Bill Finn Senior Invitational Golf Tournament. There will be a 9 a.m. shotgun tee time. For details and to sign up, call (559) 433-8532 or email email@example.com. On June 30, ninth annual Angel Babies Golf Classic, noon shotgun start. To sign up, call (559) 320-0308 or go online at www.hindshospice.org.
Upcoming: Friday, the inaugural "Clear on the Green" for the Center for Leadership, Equality and Research, an event to support youth-mentoring programs in the Central Valley area. There will be a 4-person Scramble golf tournament with an 11 a.m. shotgun tee time; registration starts at 9:30 a.m. The entry fee is $125 per player, individuals will be paired with a team. Entry covers green fee, cart. Dinner and silent auction, $30. For details/sign-ups, call (559) 970-2181 or (559) 431-5600 or online at cleargolf.eventbrite.com.
Ongoing: Summer tee times start at 7 a.m., twilight at 2 p.m.
Exeter Golf Course
Ongoing: Private group lessons by appointment. … Monthly tourneys, with men's, women's club dues at $20 per year. Second and third Saturdays. Interested in hosting a fundraiser or private tournament? Contact Jill at (559) 592-4783. … Weekly, Mondays, $5 all-day golf; Wednesdays, Ladies Day, 9 a.m., green fees plus $1.50; Thursdays, scramble, 8:30 a.m. green fees plus $2.25; Thursday night scramble, 5:30 p.m. start, green fees plus $10; Saturdays, scramble 1 p.m., green fees plus $11.
Fort Washington CC
Upcoming: Thursday, final matches of the first Bill Finn Senior Invitational Golf tournament. The clubs competing are Fort Washington CC, Copper River CC, Belmont CC and Visalia CC. There will be a shot gun tee time.
Golf Channel Amateur Tour
Upcoming: Sunday, SaddleCreek Resort, Copperopolis. Sunday, Del Monte GC, Monterey. July 6, Riverbend GC, Madera. For full details or to sign up, contact Steve Neer at (559) 360-2720 or SNeer@GCAMTour.com.
Upcoming: July 12-13, 6th annual Lemoore City Amateur, $125 entry fee per player covers green fees, range balls, Sunday lunch and prizes. For details and signups call (559) 924-9658 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Len Ross Jr. Golf Learning Center
Upcoming: Located at 1604 S. Teilman Ave. in Fresno. Free six-week golf clinics throughout the summer. All equipment provided. Open to boys and girls ages 8-17. For details call (559) 485-2724 or email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ongoing: Equity memberships start at $267 per month. Nonequity at $210 and social memberships at $25/per year. Lessons available with head golf pro Clayton Bennett. Call pro shop for details at (559) 674-2682.
Madera Muni GC
Ongoing: 1st Tee program; Every Tuesday at 5p.m. and Sat. at 10 a.m. Call pro-shop at (559) 675-3504 for full details and to sign up.
Ridge Creek GC
Ongoing: Happy Hour, 5 p.m. or later Tuesdays-Wednesdays in June, play for $30 with cart and free drink ticket.
Specials: Monday-Friday, Rewards members pay super twilight rate all day — weekdays $28, weekends $33. Daily golfers play twilight through 5 p.m. $42 weekdays, $45 weekends.
Upcoming: Fridays, Riverbend GC hosts its weekly skins game. 12:30 p.m. tee time. Call pro shop for full details and to sign up (559) 432-3020.
Upcoming: July 26-27, First Alternate Shot Championship. The format will be a 2-person team selective drive, alternate shot; July 15 index will be converted to River Island CC handicap, team handicap will be 50%. There will be three flights 1) members only, 2) member guest, 3) non-members (open to public flight). $80 entry fee. Register at the pro shop or call (559) 784-9425 or by email at ricc@springville wireless.com for full details or to register.
River Park GC
Ongoing: Pro instruction by Gary Green, Cindy Vining (LPGA), Tim Huber (PGA) or Brandon Sherwood; call (559) 448-9467. … Youth On Course members play nine-hole course for $2. … Green grass members available, play all day Monday-Thursday free with membership.
Upcoming: Register for spring leagues and summer Nike camps and summer golf leagues at www.riverparkgolf.com. Summer hours, last tee time at 8:30 p.m., last bucket at 9 p.m., lights out by 10 p.m., open weekends at 7 a.m.
Ongoing: Get Golf Ready. $99 per student, five one-hour sessions. Fridays 5:30-6:30 p.m., Saturdays 10:30-11:30 a.m. Call pro shop at (559) 275-5900 or visit www.playriverside.com. … Twilight rates, after 2 p.m., $18 per walker weekdays, $20 weekends. Super Twilight, after 4 p.m., $12.
Upcoming: Three-day junior summer camps open to golfers ages 7 to 17. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every day. Camps scheduled for today through Wednesday, June 30-July 2 or July 7-9. $100 entry covers golf, range balls, instruction, lunch and prizes. Sign up at pro shop. July 25-27 San Joaquin Valley team match play championship. NCGA points event, 2-man better-ball, 18-holes. Call pro shop at (559) 275-5900 or go online at http://vtmps.synthasite.com/.
Sherwood Forest GC
Ongoing: Thursday night scrambles, 5 p.m., open to all.
Sierra Meadows CC
Ongoing: Monday senior special, 62 and older, $35 fee includes cart. … Call the pro shop at (800) 642-7448 for tournament and wedding packages for 2014.
Upcoming: Details call (559) 642-1343. Free green fees June 30, $20 cart fee for riders.
Stevinson Ranch GC
Upcoming: Ladies Night on the Course, limited to first 10 signups per Friday. Multiple clinics available. On Tuesday twosomes, eight-week league, 5 p.m. every Tuesday, call pro shop for details. Men's twilight match play, eight-week league has begun. July 4, Red, White and Blue Open. Players putt into 15-inch holes, $69 entry fee per player covers greens, cart, lunch and prizes. 9 a.m. shotgun start. Call (209) 668-8200 for details. Oct. 19-23, Web.Com Tour (formerly Nationwide Tour) qualifying tournament.
Upcoming: TGC Women's Club will hold their Eclectic Tournament during the months of July and August.
Ongoing: Monday Nine & Wine after 4:30 p.m., $20 per person includes cart, also beverage discount — ask for Monday Niner card at check-in. Optional Monday Buffet Dinner at the Pitching Wedge Restaurant, $15 includes dessert, tax and tip.
Valley Oaks GC
Upcoming: June family golf nights, free green fees after 6 p.m. every day of the month with the purchase of a cart. Limit two players free per cart. Kids play free every Tuesday and Thursday after 10 a.m.
June golf classes: Five lessons for $100, juniors $60 for four lessons. Adult classes on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays noon-1 p.m.; junior classes Saturdays noon to 1 p.m. … Ladies clinic Thursdays 6-7 p.m. ($10 per student)
Ongoing: Youth on Course: $5 green fees after noon, seven days a week; $2 small range bucket; pro shop at (559) 651-1441. Family golf nights — free green fees after 6 p.m. every day this month with purchase of cart. (Limit two players per cart).
Woodlake Ranch GC
Upcoming: July 13, Red, White and Blue Tournament; Aug. 3, SGC Match Play (Kick-Off).
Results: Pink Ball Tournament, Tim Diaz (18), Timothy Diaz (14), Bob Webber (17), Jeff LaFleur (12), Richard Barkley (18), Team Gross/Net Score 155/139.