Happenings around the Valley for local golfers
Upcoming: Tuesday, 9-hole, two-person scramble Tuesday night leagues, $20 per person for prizes plus $10 for green fee. 5 p.m.; Aug. 14, 18-hole, two-person 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.; Tuesday-Thursday, Summer Junior Golf Camp, 10 a.m.; Saturday, Play at Paso Robles CC.
Bluff Pointe Golf Center
Upcoming: Every Friday in August, range open until 10 p.m.
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: Aug. 20-21, Club Championship at Dragonfly GC, 11 a.m. (20th) and 1 p.m. (21st). Call Norm Wiens at 559-289-0343 for more info.
Upcoming: Thursday, Women’s Club Tournament, 8 a.m.; Aug. 20-21, will host Christian GC of Central California’s Club Championship Tournament, 11 a.m. (20th) and 1 p.m. (21st).
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.
Fort Washington GC
Results: Aug. 2, third annual Bill Finn Sr. Team Invitational: 1. Madera G & CC; 2. Merced CC; 3. Belmont CC; 4. Fort Washington CC.
Golf Channel AM Tour
Upcoming: Aug. 13-14, Rancho Murrieta CC will host Sacramento/Central California Tour’s 36-hole Championship; Sept. 13-16, Innisbrook Golf Resort will host the National Finals in Tampa, Florida; Sept. 19-22, Innisbrook Golf Resort will host Senior National Finals in Tampa, Florida. Contact Steve Neer at 559-360-2720 or email@example.com for more details.
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: Wednesday, SIR Branch No. 159, 18-hole tournament, 8:30 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
Upcoming: Aug. 30, SIR Branch No. 169’s 18-hole tournament, 8 a.m.
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 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: Aug. 18, Dollar Day, $1 on a tee time (for those who booked by Aug. 1).
Specials: Red Hot Summer Weekday Special, $26 per player between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m., covers green fee and cart fee; $16 per player anytime after 4 p.m., covers green fee and cart fee. Book your time on-line or call the pro-shop to reserve your spot. Not valid with any other offers, weekends or holidays.
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. 14, Match Play Kick-off Tournament at Ridge Creek GC in Dinuba, call Jim Crawford at 559-564-2363 to register by Tuesday.
Upcoming: Aug. 14, Club Championship, contact pro-shop at (559) 787-2611 for details; Aug. 16, SIR Branch No. 169’s 18-hole tournament, 9 a.m.; Aug. 25, SIR Branch No. 159’s 2-Man Best Scramble Tournament, 8 a.m.
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 August after 10 a.m.; August Family Golf Nights, complementary green fees after 6 p.m. every evening in August with the purchase of a golf cart; August 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 August 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.