Happenings around the Valley for local golfers
June 25-26, Fresno County Amateur Tournament at Fig Garden GC (men’s championship, handicap, and men’s senior championship flights as well as ladies’ championship flights).
July 29-31, San Joaquin Valley Four-Ball Match Play Championship; field limited to first 24 teams. Contact Keith Berry at email@example.com.
Upcoming: June 23, SIR Branch No. 159 Novelty Tournament, 8:30 a.m.; June 21, June 28, and July 5, three-day Tuesday Night Summer League, 5 p.m. (two-man scramble format; sign up as a team or single). Call 559-201-6254.
Ongoing: For any questions regarding club membership info and tournament registration, go online at http://ghin.com/eclub/fresnoairwaysgc/.
Upcoming: June 30, SIR Branch No. 169’s 18-hole tournament, 8 a.m.
Ongoing: Four-month trial membership, join between April and July, $200 initiation fee, $341 per month. Call 559-251-5078 for details.
Bluff Pointe Golf Center
Ongoing: “First come, no tee time” rounds. Nine holes in under two hours. Call 559-275-0600 for details.
Christian Golf Club of Central California
Upcoming: July 23, July Tournament, 18 holes at Pheasant Run GC in Chowchilla, 8:30 a.m. Sign up by July 13. Call Norm Wiens at 559-289-0343.
Upcoming: Thursday, Dragonfly Ladies Club Tournament, 8 a.m.; Friday, Constellation Brands Mission Bell Winery Tournament, 8 a.m.
Ongoing: Several special programs available each week. Check them out at www.dragonflygolfclub.com.
Eagle Springs G&CC
Ongoing: Women’s Club is taking new members for regular play on Wednesdays. Book a corporate, club or fundraising event. Call the pro shop at 559-325-8900.
Upcoming: Ladies Day, 9 a.m. Wednesdays; Thursday scrambles (men/women), 8:30 a.m. green fees plus $2.25; Saturday men/women scrambles, 1 p.m., green fees plus $11.
Ongoing: Monday special, $6 all-day golf (except holidays, cart not included); Tuesday-Wednesday-Thursday, nine holes walking for $10, $15 with cart, 18 holes walking for $17, $27 with cart. Friday all-day golf for $10 (cart not included). On weekends and holidays, play nine holes for $11 ($5 extra with cart) or 18 holes for $18 ($28 with cart). Children under 10 play for $5 all day. Pull carts $1.
Fig Garden GC
Upcoming: June 25-26, Fresno County Amateur Tournament. For full details and to sign up, call number below.
Membership programs: Fourteen new membership programs for 2016, weekend-only membership option; June 25-26, Fresno County Amateur. For information about new membership programs and amateur tournament, call 559-439-2928 or go online at www.figgardengolf.com.
Ongoing specials: Non-members, after 10 a.m., $44 including cart; after 1 p.m., $30 including cart; Mini-members, after 10 a.m., $34 including cart; after 1 p.m., $25 including cart. Weekend-only membership also available.
Golf Channel AM Tour
Ongoing: Little Linkster junior clinics every Saturday at 10 a.m. (weather permitting). Five years and older are welcome. $25 per month, no equipment necessary.
Demo days: Pro club fitting advice every Saturday from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Launch monitor technology. Try out Ping, Titleist, Callaway, Taylor Made, Tour Edge, PXG & Muira.
Membership program: 2016 Players Club memberships still 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. NCGA Youth on Course always available. Call pro shop at 559-924-9658; Friday Night Twilight, every Friday 18 holes, at 3 p.m., varying formats at $30, which includes green fee, cart, prizes and appetizers (optional skins game); sign up day of (Friday) by 2 p.m. to guarantee a spot, need a current index or play at scratch; Senior Super Special, last Wednesday of each month, $19 green fee and golf cart is free.
Len Ross Junior Golf Center
Results: June 4-Person Scramble Tournament, 1. Stu Knopf, Jack Willingham, Greg Paul, Vickie Ciccarelli; 2. Shane Carroll, Todd Hinkle, Ron Garcia, Chris Garcia; 3. Augie Valencia, Mike Tamberi, Jim Harper, Dean Rollins; 4. Richard Lundy, Tim Bass, Bob Stanfield, John Royal; 5. Loren Layne, Mitzi Layne, Robert Gruce, Pamela Gruce.
Ongoing: Equity memberships starting at $260 per month plus range and cart after $500 initiation; Platinum Non Equity membership $285 per month and includes cart and range, $300 initiation first 30 sign-ups only; Friend Program 1-year maximum non equity $220/month includes cart and range, $250 initiation. For more information, call 559-674-2682 or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Madera Muni GC
Membership program: Green fee, $104.95/7 days a week, $84.95 for Monday-Thursday (no holidays or weekends); unlimited cart (additional to green fees). Unlimited range balls, $24.95 (must be a member), includes privileges at eight SGM courses (cart required); junior memberships (under 18), $100/year; Youth on Course program, $5 play (must present NCGA YOC card).
Paso Robles GC
Ongoing: Under new ownership, call the pro-shop at 805-238-4722 or visit www.pasoroblesgolfclub.com for details.
River Park Golf Center
Ongoing: Summer hours in effect, last tee time at 8:30 p.m., last bucket sells at 9 p.m., closing time 10 p.m.
Summer camp: Nike Junior Camps are back. Call pro shop or register online. Camps go 9 a.m.-noon Monday-Thursday and include Nike amenity package for participants. Dates are June 27-30, July 11-14, July 25-28, Aug. 8-11.
Upcoming: June 30, SIR Branch No. 159 Two-Man Shamble Tournament, 8:30 a.m.; July 29-31, San Joaquin Valley Four-Ball Match Play Championship. Entry fee is $170 per team (field limited to first 24 teams). For more details and to enter contact email@example.com.
Specials: Red Hot Summer Weekday Special, $27 per player anytime after noon. Covers green fee, cart fee, and a drink ticket.
New course membership program: Club 99 program consists of a one-year membership, $35 per month, includes $14 rounds with cart and unlimited range balls up to an hour before twilight. Call 559-275-5900 or visit www.playriverside.com.
Results: June 12, Two-Man Scramble Tournament, T1. Steve Halsey, Leroy Bennett, 60; T1. Allan McBride, Greg Moisi, 60; 3. Tony Lopez, Larry Lakey 63; 4. Albert Kimble, Jim Crawford, 64.
Upcoming: July 10, July Tournament (contact Jim Crawford at 559-564-2363 for more details and to sign up.
Upcoming: July 17, Beat the Club Champ + NCGA Net Amateur Qualifying Tournament.
Upcoming: June 16-July 7, youth instruction (series of four, one-hour lessons). Call the Tulare Recreation Department at 559-684-4313 to sign up.
Valley Oaks GC
Ongoing: Youth on Course, $5 after noon, seven days a week, $2 small range bucket (contact the golf shop).
Specials: Kids play free every Tuesday and Thursday in June after 10 a.m.; June Family Golf Nights, complementary green fees after 6 p.m. every evening in June with the purchase of a golf cart; June Early Bird Golf and Cart Special, purchase 18 holes with cart from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. and pay $29.50 during the week and $36.50 on weekends (tee times must be booked online to receive promotional rate); Foot Golf Fridays, purchase round for two on any Friday in June and we’ll throw in a cart and ball rental fee; Classes: Contact golf shop to sign up. Four sessions (one hour per session). On the fifth lesson, you will receive on-course instruction. Cost is $100 for four lessons for adults and $60 for four lessons for juniors. Ladies’ Clinics, Thursdays from 6 p.m.-7 p.m., $10 per student.