Happenings around the Valley for local golfers
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.
Ongoing: Green fees special, play for $25 everyday after noon with cart. … Tournament, membership information and tee time reservations can be made via pro shop (559) 291-6254 or online at www.airways-golf.com.
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Upcoming: March 21, NCGA Four-ball net championship qualifier. April 18-19, NCGA Zone Qualifier.
Upcoming: Tuesday, men’s travel team will play at River Island Pro-Am; Saturday, Belmont Cup first round; March 10, Belmont Ladies’ Medallion tournament; March 12, SIR branch No. 169 tourney, 9 a.m. start. … Call (559) 251-5076 for full details and to sign up.
Bluff Pointe Golf Center
Ongoing: Winter hours, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. … March Madness Program, (559) 275-0600 for details.
Upcoming: April 18, Roger Dunn demo day. Public welcome.
Caltrans D-6 GC
Upcoming: March 14 at Tulare GC, four-person, two best balls NCGA qualifier, 10 a.m.
Central Valley Junior Golf
Upcoming: Sunday, nine-hole stroke-play tournament at Pheasant Run GC in Chowchilla, noon start. Ages 9-18 (if still in high school), parents may caddy. Entry fee includes golf and range balls. Details, sign-ups at (559) 269-6369 or www.cvjrgolf.com.
Upcoming: Thursday, women’s club weekly tournament, 9 a.m. start; Friday, weekly skins game, noon start.
Eagle Springs CC
Ongoing: Course is closed Tuesdays for maintenance. Open Wednesday through Monday. … Women’s Club has openings for regular play Wednesdays. For information on women’s club or corporate and fundraising events, call pro shop at (559) 325-8900.
Executive Women’s Golf Association
Upcoming: Saturday, 9 a.m. rules clinic and nine holes at Hank’s Swank. March 14, 10 a.m. playday at Pheasant Run. March 28, Member/Guest Spring Fling at Fig Garden. Tee times start at 10:40 a.m., modified shotgun start. $50 entry fee covers green fees and cart. Details at www.ewga-fresno.org.
Upcoming: Monday special, $5 all-day golf; Ladies day 9 a.m. Wednesdays; Thursday scrambles, 8:30 a.m.; Friday all-day golf for $9; Saturday scrambles, 1 p.m. … Women’s club tournaments every second Saturday, 9 a.m. … Men’s club tournaments every third Saturday, 8:30 a.m.
Fig Garden GC
Ongoing: Green fee and cart weekday winter special through Feb. 28, after 10:30 a.m. Monday-Friday $45 per player, after 12:30 p.m. $35, after 2:30 p.m. $25. Not valid for tournament play or on holidays. … $149.99 Mini-Membership Card, savings of 35-40% on green fees with no time limitations. For full details and to sign up call the pro shop at (559) 439-2928.
Upcoming: March 28, Executive Women’s Golf Association Member/Guest Spring Fling, 10:40 a.m. modified shotgun start.
Golf Channel AM Tour
Upcoming: Saturday-Sunday, Robinson Ranch, Beaumont. March 22, Bayonet GC, Seaside. March 28, PGA West GC, La Quinta. Details and sign ups, Steve Neer, tour director Sacramento/CenCal, (559) 360-2720 or email@example.com.
Hank’s Swank Golf Center
Upcoming: Saturday, Executive Women’s Golf Association rules clinic and nine holes, 9 a.m. For details/signups go to www.ewga-fresno.org.
Len Ross Junior Golf Center
Upcoming: March 11, SIR branch No. 159 four-man, two best ball shamble tournament, 9 a.m. shotgun start.
Ongoing: Introductory memberships as low as $215 per month, non-equity membership $280, social memberships also available. For details call the pro shop at (559) 674-2682.
Madera Muni GC
Ongoing: Revolution membership, play Madera and five of SGM’s other courses seven days a week for $99.95 a month, one-time initiation fee of $199.95, restrictions apply, (559) 675-3504.
Upcoming: Tuesday, SIR branch No. 169 tourney, 9 a.m. shotgun start.
Pheasant Run GC
Upcoming: Sunday, Central Valley Junior Golf nine-hole stroke-play tournament at Pheasant Run GC in Chowchilla, noon start. Ages 9-18 (if still in high school), parents may caddy. Entry fee includes golf and range balls. Details, sign-ups at (559) 269-6369 or www.cvjrgolf.com. … March 14, Executive Women’s Golf Association March Playday, 10 a.m. start.
Ongoing: Reserve your dates for your corporate, club, or fund raising events. Call PGA Pro/Director of Golf Eric Costa at (559) 665-3411.
Ridge Creek GC
Upcoming: March 15, 6th annual Lucky St. Patrick Golf Tournament, two-person scramble, two cups on random holes, $75 entry fee includes lunch/drink ticket, entry gift, cart fees and range. Rewards members play for $67, Emperors $37. Register by March 12.
River Park GC
Ongoing: Pro instruction by Gary Green, Patrick Horvath (PGA), Cindy Vining (LPGA) or Brandon Sherwood, (559) 448-9467. … Youth on Course members can play nine-hole course for $2.
Special: Purchase $100 in range credit and receive a 25% bonus.
Upcoming: March 21, TaylorMade demo day. March 30-April 2, Len Ross Tournament. April 11, Callaway demo day. … Nike Golf Camp dates, June 15-18, June 29-July 2, July 13-16, July 27-30 and Aug. 3-6.
Upcoming: March 14-15, Spring Get Together ABCD blind draw team tournament. Sign up at pro shop or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fresno City Amateur: Championship applications now available. May 16-17, ladies’ flights, men’s handicap, men’s senior championship and men’s masters flights. May 23-25, men’s championship. Applications available at most pro shops or online by email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ongoing: March weekday special, $22 round of golf anytime after noon, includes green fees and cart. Not valid with any other offers. … Book your corporate, club, or fund raising golf outing, or book a lesson. Call proshop or go online at www.playriverside.com for full details.
Results: Feb. 21-22, NCGA two-man qualifier, teams, 1-Javier Soto/Jose Espinoza 123, 2-Gilbert Matossian/Robert Jacobs & Machael Artis/Malik Basurto 126, 4-Victor Torres/Michael McElfresh 128, 5-Alan Axt/Troy Takagi 129, 6-Eddie Richardson/Manuel Herrera & Gary McDonald/Louie Caro 131. Top two teams advance to for sectional qualifiers May 14 at Riverside GC.
Sherwood Forest GC
Upcoming: March 10, SIR branch No. 175-179 two-man better ball tournament, 9 a.m. shotgun start.
Sierra Meadows CC
Ongoing: Open Wednesday-Sunday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. … closed Mondays and Tuesdays for maintenance. … Book corporate, club or fund raising golf outing early to secure your preferred date.
Senior special: Seniors play all day Thursdays for cost of $40 per player, includes green fees and cart, pro shop at (559) 642-1343 to reserve your time.
Upcoming: Thursday, SIR branch No. 159 four-man, two best ball shamble, 9 a.m. shotgun start. April 4, Kynan Stanners Memorial Tournament, $100 entry fee covers gree fees, cart, range balls, dinner, tee prizes and awards, 9 a.m. start; April 18, Coarsegold Elementary Golf Tournament, $75 entry fee, 9 a.m. shotgun start. For details/signups, call pro shop or email email@example.com.
Stevinson Ranch GC
Offseason Green Fees Policy: Now through March 31, Stevinson Ranch has changed its Friday green fees from weekend/holiday pricing to weekday rates. Resort rate (18 holes), $39 weekdays per player, $50 weekends per player. Players Club, $25 weekdays per player, $35 weekends per player. Twilight rate, $26 weekdays, $37 weekends; Nine holes, $16 weekdays, $24 weekends. Carts not included. For full rates, go to www.stevinsonranch.com.
Ongoing: Every Thursday is Ladies Day, half-price green fees, cart and range balls, 10% discount on golf shop merchandise and complimentary draft beer or glass of wine. Free swing clinic at 2 p.m. … Performance Center and Golf Academy open with instruction from Kelly Wolfe and Dave Harmon, (209) 668-8200 for details. … Get Golf Ready clinics for $99. … Senior special for golfers 60 and older, $37 covers green fees and cart, valid Monday-Friday; Player’s Club membership $199.
March through June: The Performance Center and Golf Academy is offering one-, two- and three-day golf schools for the upcoming tournament season led by PGA pro Dave Harmon. Group discounts available. Call pro shop for details.
Upcoming: March 14, Caltrans D-9 Golf Club’s four-person, two best ball NCGA Qualifier, 10 a.m. start
Valley Oaks GC
Ongoing: Youth on course members, $5 green fees after noon, seven days a week; $2 small range bucket. … Footgolf Fridays, purchase a round of footgolf any Friday in March and get a golf cart and ball rental free.
Upcoming: March 20, Visalia Chambers Leadership Tournament, noon tee times, call (559) 734-7479 or go to www.visaliachamber.org for more details.