Happenings around the Valley for local golfers
Today-Aug. 14, NCGA Amateur Match Play Championship at Spyglass Hill GC
Sept. 5-7, Dragonfly GC’s Outlaw Cup Championship, men’s, women’s and handicap flights
Sept. 5-6, Kings County Golf Classic at Lemoore GC
Sept. 12-13, Visalia City Amateur Championship at Valley Oaks GC
Sept. 14, U.S. Men’s/Women’s Mid Am Championship Qualifying at Castlewood CC
Sept. 17, NCGA Net Amateur Championship Qualifier at Sunnyside CC
Upcoming: Saturday-Sunday, Club Championship
Upcoming: Thursday, SIR branches No. 175/179, scramble tournament, 8 a.m.; Friday, Movie Night 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, Club Championship final matches, 9 a.m.
Bluff Pointe Golf Center
Ongoing: “Wednesday Walkers” 18 holes for $11 per player, nine holes for $9 per player (only applies for walker on any Wednesday throughout the summer). For full details, call 559-275-0600.
Caltrans D-6 GC
Upcoming: Sept. 12, Four-person, two-best ball member/guest tournament at Cypress GC, 12:30 p.m.; Sept. 13, two-person, one-best ball member/guest tournament at Monarch Dunes GC, 10 a.m.
Central Valley Junior Golf
Upcoming: Aug. 23, fall kick-off tournament at Riverside GC, 12:30 p.m.; nine holes, stroke play format, open to ages 9-18. Entry fee includes golf and range balls. Closest-to-the-Hole contests for each flight. Details: www.cvjrgolf.com or text Pamela at (559) 269-6369.
Christian GC of Central California
Upcoming: Aug. 22, tournament at Fig Garden GC, 10:40 a.m., $40 will cover green fees and range balls. Sign up by Wednesday.
Upcoming: Thursday, women’s club weekly tournament, 8 a.m.; Thursday, Twilight League, 5 p.m.; Aug. 23, start of a monthly junior tournament series, ages 7 to 18, $15 covers green fees, lunch and tee prizes, noon. Call the pro shop at 559-432-3020 for all details and to sign up.
Executive Women’s Golf Association
Upcoming: Today, EWGA’s August Happy Hour at Casa Corona; River Park Golf Center will host Par-3 league tournaments for month of August; Tuesday, monthly nine-hole league play at Fig Garden GC.
Ongoing: Monday special, $5 all-day golf; Tuesdays couples scotch, 5:30 p.m.; Wednesdays, Ladies Day 8:30 a.m. and 6 p.m.; 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: Summer Special: Monday-Friday: $44 per person, after 11:30 a.m. includes green fee, cart rental and two Bridgestone FG logo golf balls. $34 per person, after 3:30 p.m. includes green fee, cart rental and two Bridgestone FG logo golf balls.
Upcoming: Tuesday, EWGA nine-hole evening league; Aug. 22, Christian Golf Club of Central California’s August tournament, $40 entry fee covers green fees and range balls, there will be a 10:40 a.m. tee time.
Golf Channel AM Tour
Upcoming: Saturday and Sunday, Rancho Murieta CC in Sacramento will host 36-hole tournament. For full details and to sign up, contact Steve Neer, Tour Director Sacramento/Central California at (559) 360-2720 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kings River CC
Results: Kings River Open, George Mckean 72-74-146, Mark Weatherley 73-77-150, Kevin Riddle 74-76-150, Jace Merlo 79-73-152, Connor Chuhanseff 75-77-152, Patrick Nelson 76-78-154, Troy Williams 77-78-155, Jacob Fukano 79-76-155, Max Barber 78-79- 157, Mike Ayres 81-76-157, Bill Story 75-83, Brandt Rodriquez 78-81-159, Stephen Lopez 82-78-160, Drew Maurin 77-83-160
Ongoing: Ladies play for half-price every Saturday. … Junior Linkster golf clinics Saturdays at 10 a.m. Ages 5 and up, no equipment necessary. Cost is $25 per child per month.
Upcoming: Sept. 5-6, Kings County Golf Classic, two-man best ball, gross and net payouts, horse race and long drive contests; $125 per player. To enter, send email to email@example.com; Sept. 8, SIR branches 175/179 shambles tournament, 8 a.m.
Madera Muni GC
Upcoming: Aug. 27, SIR branch No. 159 four-man, two-best ball scramble tournament, 8 a.m.
Summer Special: Afternoon weekday special after 1 p.m. $25 per person includes green fee and cart. Mention this special when calling for tee time.
Pheasant Run GC
Upcoming: Aug. 25, SIR branch Nos. 175/179 medal play tournament, 8 a.m.
Upcoming: Wednesday, SIR branch No. 159 stroke play tournament, 8 a.m.; Saturday, President’s Cup at Pacific Grove GC; Aug. 23, Central Valley Junior Golf’s 2015 Fall series kick-off tournament
Sherwood Forest GC
Upcoming: Aug. 19, SIR branch No. 169 tournament, 8 a.m.
Sierra Meadows CC
Ongoing: Open skins games starting at 11 a.m. each Sunday, $40 green fee and $20 buy-in, gross and net skins
Ongoing: Monday’s 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. ... Thursday mornings — Ladies’ Day. Tee times at 7:30 through August. Family Golf Special through August; Kids 12 and under play free, and ages 13 through 17 play for $5 — after 11 a.m. — when accompanied by a paid adult of your immediate family. Dinner at the Pitching Wedge Restaurant, $15 includes dessert, tax and tip. ... Scotch Couples 9-hole Crisscross Alternate Shot every Wednesday, 5-6 p.m. tee times. ... Twilight Special after 3 p.m., $25 per person includes cart. Call pro shop at 559-686-5300, or www.tularegolfcourse.com/green-fees.html, for details.
Valley Oaks GC
August programs: Kids play free every Tuesday and Thursday during the month, anytime after 10 a.m. ... Family Golf Nights: Complimentary green fees after 6 p.m. every evening with the purchase of a cart (limit two riders per cart and all members must be from your immediate family and living under the same roof). ... Free custom club fitting special with PGA Class A instructors and receive 20% off regular price clubs. ... Aug. 17-23, Women’s Golf Week: Valley Oaks will waive green fees for all women after 10 a.m.; Aug. 21, free ladies’ clinic, 10 a.m. Call the pro shop for details: 559-651-1441.
Upcoming: Sept. 12-13, Visalia City Amateur Championship, ladies, men’s and handicap flights