Happenings around the Valley for local golfers
Bluff Pointe Golf Center
Ongoing: “First come, no tee time” rounds. Nine holes in under two hours. Call 559-275-0600 for details.
Winter program: “Ask the Pro” Jim Perez every Tuesday from 5-7 p.m. Free lesson with purchase of a bucket of range balls.
Eagle Springs G&CC
Ongoing: Women’s Club is taking new members for regular play on Wednesdays. Book a corporate, club or fundraising event. For full info and to sign up, call the pro shop at 559-325-8900.
Ongoing: Monday special, $5 all-day golf; Wednesdays, Ladies Day 8:30 a.m; Thursday scrambles, 8:30 a.m.; Friday all-day golf for $9.
Fig Garden GC
Ongoing: Daily specials for golfers, $44 for non-members after 10 a.m. and $30 after 1 p.m. Includes cart. Members pay $34 after 10 a.m. and $25 after 1 p.m. $99.99 mini-member discount card for 2016.
Golf Channel AM Tour
Upcoming: Jan. 17, The Reserve GC in Stockton. Jan. 31, Cinnabar GC in San Jose. For details and sign-ups, contact Sacramento/Central California Tour Director Steve Neer at 559-360-2720 or email@example.com.
Ongoing: 2016 Players Club memberships now available. Members receive NCGA handicap, one dozen Titleist Pro V1s, access to NCGA qualifiers and guaranteed weekday/weekend green-fees rate of $20. Membership costs $110.
Specials: Ladies play for half-price every Saturday.
Len Ross Junior Golf Center
Paso Robles GC
Ongoing: This formerly private golf course has new local ownership and is open for public play at reasonable daily fees. Call the pro shop at 805-238-4722 or visit pasoroblesgolfclub.com for full details and to book a tee time.
River Park Golf Center
Ongoing: Youth on Course, $2 for nine holes; senior and military play nine holes for $7 on weekdays, $10 weekends/holidays. Pro instructors Cindy Vining, Patrick Horvath, Gary Green and Brandon Sherwood. Call 559-448-9467 or visit www.riverparkgolf.com. for their profiles and rates. Demo new Callaway Great Big Bertha or Taylormade M1 metal woods for free.
Specials: Limited number of Green Grass Club Memberships still available at $500 per year which includes $200 range credit, free golf Monday-Thursday all day, free fitting, and access to the members-only all grass practice area. Star Wars head covers are available in pro shop.
Ridge Creek GC
Upcoming: Jan. 21, SIR Branch #159’s scramble, 10 a.m. shotgun start; Jan. 23, Christian Golf Club of Central California’s January golf tournament, 10 a.m. shotgun start. For full details and to sign up call Norm Wiens at 559-289-0343.
Upcoming: Jan 16, Riverside GC will hold their 2016 Impossible Open Golf Tournament, it will be individual net stroke play. Sign up at the pro-shop or call 275-5900.
New Course Membership Program: Club 99, This Riverside Exclusive program consists of a one-year membership, cost $35 per month, includes $14 rounds with cart and unlimited range balls up to an hour before twilight. Call pro-shop at 559-275-5900 or check online at http://www.playriverside.com/
Ongoing: This is a good time to book your corporate, club, or fundraising golf outing, or to book a lesson. Call or check online for full details and to sign up. 559-275-5900 and http://www.playriverside.com/
Sherwood Forest GC
Upcoming: Jan. 17, two-man best-ball NCGA qualifier. For full details and to sign up call the pro shop at 559-787-2611. Tee times will start at 9 a.m.
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 for $15. Ladies Day every Thursday at 9 a.m. Twilight special after 3 p.m., $25 per person includes cart. Call pro shop at 559-686-5300 or go to tularegolfcourse.com/green-fees.html for details.
Valley Oaks GC
Ongoing: Book an event before Feb. 28 and receive $10 off price for each player. Youth on Course, $5 after noon, seven days a week, $2 small range bucket.