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Golf: Fore You for the week of Oct. 12

Happenings around the Valley for local golfers

A weekly look at happenings around the Valley for local golfers, compiled with the assistance of Bill Finn. Submissions can be emailed to billfinn71@yahoo.com or sports@fresnobee.com.

Upcoming events

Oct. 26, FCA Challenge at Sunnyside CC; to sign up contact rnelson@fca.org or call 559-250-6718

Oct. 30-31, NCGA Mixed Team Championship at Poppy Hills GC

Nov. 7-8, Tulare County Fourball Championship at Valley Oaks GC

Dec. 5-6, Fresno City Fourball Championship at Riverside GC

Airways GC

Upcoming: Tuesday, SIR branches Nos. 175/179, 9 a.m. shotgun start; Saturday, Ray Forrester Open Charitypalooza Tournament; Oct. 29, SIR branch No. 159 Novelty Golf Tournament, 9 a.m.; Nov. 21, Gobble Gobble Turkey Shoot Tournament

Belmont CC

Upcoming: Monday, Belmont Ladies Games Day, 9 a.m.; Thursday, hosting Community Hospitals Golf Tournament, 11 a.m. tee time.

Bluff Pointe Golf Center

Ongoing: “Wednesday Walkers” 18 holes for $11 per player, nine holes for $9 per player. For full details, call 559-275-0600.

Caltrans D-5 GC

Upcoming: Nov. 7, Front/Back/Overall net & final round of Presidents Cup at Lemoore GC, 10 a.m.

Christian GC of Central California

Upcoming: Friday, 18-hole tournament at Deer Ridge GC, 10:30 a.m. tee time. Saturday, Shadow Lakes GC, 18-hole tournament. Call Norm Wiens at 559-289-0343 for details.

Dragonfly GC

Upcoming: Wednesday, Seniors Tournament. Friday, Valley Missions Jail Ministry Tournament; Oct. 22, Comprehensive Addiction Program Tournament; Oct. 23, Community Food Bank Tournament; Oct. 24, New Harvest Church Tournament; Oct. 27, London Properties’ Tournament.

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.

Executive Women’s Golf Association

Upcoming: Oct. 18, Pink Halloween Tournament to benefit American Cancer Society at Ridgecrest GC, two-person scramble. For details, call Jane House at 559-250-3260 or Leslie Fukuda at 559-908-4111.

Exeter GC

Upcoming: Oct. 18, Family Builders Foster Care Tournament

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: New specials, $30 including cart after 1 p.m. every day; $25 for mini-members, including cart after 1 p.m. every day

Golf Channel AM Tour

Upcoming: Oct. 18, Yocha Dehe GC in Brook; Nov. 1, Haggin Oaks Mackenzie Course in Sacramento; Nov. 7-8, Madera GC and Rancho Bernardo GC in San Diego; Nov. 23, Lake Merced CC in Daly City. For details and sign-ups, contact Sacramento/Central California Tour Director Steve Neer at 559-360-2720 or sneer@gcamtour.com.

Lemoore GC

Ongoing: Ladies play for half-price every Saturday; Junior Linkster golf clinics Saturdays at 10 a.m. ages 5 and up, no equipment necessary. Cost is $25 per child per month.

Upcoming: Oct. 23, fifth annual Monsignor O’Doherty Memorial Tournament, scramble format, $85 entry, Gary Rohde 559-707-7310 or Bob Clement 559-707-4876.

Len Ross Junior Golf Center

Ongoing: Free golf clinics, 1604 S. Teilman Ave., Fresno, boys and girls 8-17, all equipment provided. Details, sign-ups 559-485-2724 or jrgolf1188@aol.com or longjump72@yahoo.com.

Madera G&CC

Hole in one: On Oct. 3, Tom Shepard aced the No. 6 hole.

Madera Muni GC

Upcoming: Oct. 22, SIR branch No. 159, two-man best-ball tournament, noon shotgun start

Specials: Afternoon weekday special after 1 p.m. $25 per person includes green fee and cart, mention when calling for tee time; foot golf, 18 holes, $8 adults, $4 juniors.

Paso Robles GC

Ongoing: This formerly private golf course has new local ownership and is now 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 time.

Pheasant Run GC

Upcoming: Tuesday, SIR branch No. 169 scramble tournament, 9 a.m. shotgun start.

Ridge Creek GC

Upcoming: Oct. 25, Rewards Alternating Shot Tournament, for members, 8 a.m. shotgun start, $32 per player, details at www.golfridgecreek.com.

River Park Golf Center

Upcoming: Contact Brandon at 559-448-9467 to sign up for Fall League; demo the Callaway Great Big Bertha and Taylormade M1 free. CVAL Championships at noon Tuesday.

Ongoing: Youth on Course, $2 for nine holes; senior and military play nine-hole for $6 on weekdays, $9 weekends/holidays; pay $100 for range key and receive a $125 range credit. Pro instructors Cindy Vining, Patrick Horvath, Gary Green and Brandon Sherwood. Call 559-448-9467 or visit our website.

Specials: Sizzle deal, round of golf, small range bucket and three beverages or combo meal, 1-5 p.m. daily; buy two dozen Taylormade Project A golf balls, receive one dozen free.

Riverside GC

Upcoming: Dec. 5-6, 2015 Fresno City Fourball Championship. Sign up by calling 559-275-5900.

Specials: $25 per player after 11 a.m. and $20 after 2 p.m. weekdays only, $35 per player on weekends after 11 a.m. Includes green and cart fees.

Sherwood Forest GC

Upcoming: Oct. 18, Impossible Open, two-man best-ball, for details and sign-ups call 559-787-2611; Oct. 27, SIR branches Nos. 175/179, Medal Play Club Championship, 9 a.m.

Sierra Meadows CC

Ongoing: Heroes Special. All fire, police, first responders, active-duty and retired military personnel golf for $25 per player weekdays, $30 per player weekends/holidays. Covers green fee and cart.

Upcoming: Oct. 21, SIR branch No. 169 tournament, 9 a.m.

Course closing: Oct. 31, last day course will be open for play.

Sunnyside CC

Upcoming: Oct. 26, hosting Fellowship of Christian Athletes’ FCA Golf Challenge. Registration starts at 10:30 a.m., tee time at noon. For full details and to sign up contact Ron Nelson at 559-250-6718 or rnelson@fca.org.

Tulare GC

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; Thursday mornings – Ladies’ Day. Twilight Special after 3 p.m., $25 per person includes cart. Call pro shop at 559-686-5300, or tularegolfcourse.com/green-fees.html, for details.

Upcoming: Oct. 25, Scramble tournament benefiting Wounded Warrior Project.

Valley Oaks GC

Upcoming: Nov. 7-8, Tulare County Fourball Championship, call 559-651-1441 to sign up.

Special: Monday, Columbus Day Special – enjoy 18 holes of golf, including cart, a sleeve of Pro V’s, a small bucket of range balls and a cheeseburger combo meal for only $50 per player.

Yosemite Lakes Ladies GC

Ongoing: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9-hole tournament, tee off begins at 7:30 a.m. Details: 559-642-2562.

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