Happenings around the Valley for local golfers
July 17-18, Lemoore GC will host Lemoore City Amateur Championship (men’s and ladies’ flights). For more information, call 559-924-9658 or visit lemooregolfcourse.net.
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July 29-31, San Joaquin Valley Four-Ball Match Play Championship; field limited to first 24 teams. Contact Keith Berry at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Upcoming: July 16, Sizzling Special Tournament; August 20-21, Club Championship; Sept. 17, Club Fun Day Tournament.
Ongoing: For any questions regarding club membership info and tournament registration, go online at http://ghin.com/eclub/fresnoairwaysgc/.
Upcoming: Today, course open for holiday play; Tuesday, closed for weekly maintenance; Friday, Wounded Warriors Tournament, 8 a.m.; July 10, Belmont CC vs. Copper River CC, Couples’ League Match; July 12, Ladies’ Day, 8:30 a.m.; July 12-14, Junior Golf Camp, 10 a.m. each day; July 16, Parent/Child Tournament, 9 a.m.; July 21, SIR Branch No. 159 Shamble Tournament, 8 a.m.
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
Results: June 10-11, 36 hole, 2-man tournament, 1. Bill Horg/L. Studt 110; 2. K. Saltzman/S. Saltzman 112; T3. J. Kosinski/R. Tarvi 120; T3. M. Saltzman/D. Cowherd 120; T5. N. Wiens/J. Klein 123; T5. M. Baty/L. Garcia 123; T5. O. Gonzales/R. Gonzales 123.
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: Tuesday, SIR Branch No. 169 Tournament, 8 a.m.; Thursday, SIR Branch No. 159 individual stroke play tournament, 8 a.m.; Thursday, Women’s Club weekly 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.
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
Results: June 25-26, Fresno County Amateur Tournament, Championship Flight, 1. Justy Avery 72-73—145; 2. Colby Thomason 74-74—148; 3. Mike Pellegrino 74-75—149; 4. Nick Sorenson 76-76—152. Senior Flight, Ron Collet 75-72—147; 2. Bill Walters 71-79—150; 3. Jay Schlenker 74-77—151. Handicap Flight 1. Kelly Morrison (playoff winner) 72-65—137; 2. Tony Higuera 69-68—137; 3. Brad Sandstrom 70-75—145.
Membership programs: Fourteen new membership programs for 2016, weekend-only membership option; 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
Upcoming: July 10, 18-hole tournament at Greenhorn Creek GC in Angels Camp; July 11, 18-hole tournament at TPC Stonebrea GC in Hayward; July 17, 18-hole tournament at Empire Ranch GC in Folsom; July 24, 18-hole tournament at Half Moon Bay GC in Half Moon Bay; July 25, 18-hole tournament at Serrano CC in El Dorado Hills; July 30-31,Golf Channel AM Western Classic at Paiute, Las Vegas. Contact Steve Neer at 559-360-2720 or email@example.com.
Upcoming: July 17-18, Lemoore City Championship.
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
Upcoming: July 26, SIR Branch No. 169, 18 hole tournament, 9 a.m.
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.
Pheasant Run GC
Upcoming: July 28, SIR Branch No. 159 2-man best-ball scramble tournament, 8 a.m.
Ridge Creek GC
Upcoming: July 19, SIR Branch No. 169 18 hole tournament, 9 a.m.
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 July 11-14, July 25-28, Aug. 8-11.
Upcoming: Thursday, Thursday Night League Play, 5 p.m., every Thursday, $25 entry fee covers green fees, cart fees, and a drink ticket. 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.
Upcoming: July 10, July Tournament (contact Jim Crawford at 559-564-2363 for more details and to sign up by July 5).
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
Upcoming: July 13, SIR Branch 159 4 man 2 best ball scramble tournament, 8 a.m.
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 July after 10 a.m.; July Family Golf Nights, complementary green fees after 6 p.m. every evening in July with the purchase of a golf cart; July Early Bird Golf and Cart Special, purchase 18 holes with cart from 5:30-7 a.m. and pay $34.50 during the week and $41.50 on weekends (tee times must be booked online to receive promotional rate); Foot Golf Fridays, purchase round for two on any Friday in July 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.