Happenings around the Valley for local golfers
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.
Results: July 16, Sizzling Special Tournament, Flight 1 (1. David Serna 60, T2. Mario Guidi 61, T2. Frank Carrillo 61, 4. Ken Regan 62, 5. Alonso Barba); Flight 2 (1. Stephen Guthrie 61, 2. Richard Smith 63, T3. Mark Anthony Pogon 64, T3. Gary Elliot 64, 5. Kelly Wall 65).
Upcoming: Aug. 2 and 9, 9-hole, two-person scramble Tuesday night leagues, $20 per person for prizes plus $10 for green fee. 5 p.m.; Aug. 7 and 14, 18-hole, two-person 1 best-ball Sunday league, $20 per person for prizes plus $20 per player each day for golf, cart, range, and soda.; Aug. 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: Tuesday, Ladies’ Day, 8:30 a.m.; July Thursday, Hodges/Steele Jr. Tournament, 7 a.m.; Thursday, SIR Branch No. 159 Shamble Tournament, 8 a.m.; Saturday, Ladies’ Club Belmont Cup Tournament, 9 a.m.; Saturday, Belmont CC team play vs. Paso Robles GC, 10:30 a.m.
Bluff Pointe Golf Center
Upcoming: July 29, 1st Annual 3-Club Olympic Championship, four divisions open up to men, women, boys, and girls ages 9 and up, 7 a.m. Competitors can only use three clubs and four balls, $20 entry fee per person.
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: Saturday, July Tournament, 18 holes at Pheasant Run GC in Chowchilla, 8:30 a.m. Call Norm Wiens at 559-289-0343.
Upcoming: Thursday, Women’s Club 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
Ongoing: Nine-hole Summer Nights Program, any day after 5 p.m., play 9 holes for $23 per player.
Golf Channel AM Tour
Upcoming: 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: Today, final round, 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
Results: 1. Mitzi Layne, Barbara Douglas, Lisa Sessa, 92; 2. Marge Pacini, Betty Lou Gordon, Jan DiSilva, Esther Ramirez, 96; 3. Carol Smith, Arline Vincent, Sue Coelho, 98; July 10, Plant Your Flag Tournament, 1. Brian Goforth, Men’s White Tees; Dewayne Weagel, Men’s Gold Tees; Peggy Weagel, Ladies Tees.
Upcoming: July 26, SIR Branch No. 169, 18-hole tournament, 9 a.m.
Ongoing: Equity memberships starting at $272 per month; Equity Firm $272 per month; Firm associate, $207 per month; Non-equity $207 per month. 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).
Merced G & CC
Upcoming: Saturday, Central Valley Junior Golf, 9 holes/stroke play, 1 p.m. Ages 9-18 parents may caddy. Entry fee includes golf and range balls. Register at www.cvjrgolf.com. For more info, please text Pamela at (559) 269-6369.
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: Saturday, Christian Golf Club of Central California’s 18-hole tournament, 8:30 a.m.; July 28, SIR Branch No. 159 2-man best-ball scramble tournament, 8 a.m.
Ridge Creek GC
Upcoming: Tuesday, 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 25-28, Aug. 8-11.
Specials: Youth on Course members play the 9-hole course for just $2. Seniors and military play the 9-hole course for just $7 on weekdays and $10 on weekends and holidays.
Upcoming: 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 12 p.m. 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: Aug. 1-31, Club Championship, contact pro-shop at (559) 787-2611 for details.
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 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.