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Golf: Fore You for week of Oct. 19

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; 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

Results: Flight 1 – 1, Frank Carr/Mark Duerksen 56.75; 2, Tony Higuera/Dalton Hartman 59; 3, Ken Ragan/Will Davis 59.25. Flight 2 – 1, Frank Carrillo/Marcos Lopez 59.75; 2, Art Ling/Cuco Riofrio 60.25; 3, Gary Pierson/Duke Weaver 62.75.

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, The Traditions Golf Tournament, 1 p.m.; Tuesday, Intraclub Tournament, 9 a.m.; Saturday, Ryder-Cup matches, 9 a.m.; Oct. 30, Halloween Masquerade Ball, 6:30 p.m.; Oct. 31, Belmont Cup/Ryder Cup Matches, 9 a.m.; Belmont CC’s team will compete in the Scratch League’s Matches at Kings River CC, noon.

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-6 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: Nov. 7, final tournament at Fig Garden GC, Fresno, 10:30 a.m. Call Norm Wiens at 559-289-0343 for details.

Dragonfly GC

Upcoming: 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.

Exeter GC

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.

Upcoming: Will host Christian Golf Club of Central California’s 18-hole tournament, 10:30 a.m. tee time. For full details and to sign up, call Norm Weins at 559-289-0343.

Golf Channel AM Tour

Upcoming: 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

Upcoming: Nov. 3, SIR branch No. 169, 18-hole tournament, 9 a.m. shotgun tee time.

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; Revolution memberships $99.95 7 days/week or $79.95 Monday-Thursday; 18 Hole FootGolf for our soccer playing enthusiast $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: Oct. 25, Central Valley Junior Golf, 9 holes, Stroke Play tee times start at noon, ages 9-19, 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.

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.

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: Nov. 7, Turkey Shoot 2-Man Best Ball tournament; Nov. 10, SIR Branches 175/179’s 4-Man 2 Best Ball tournament, 9 a.m. shotgun tee time; Dec. 5-6, 2015 Fresno City Fourball Championship. Sign up by calling 559-275-5900.

Sherwood Forest GC

Upcoming: Oct. 27, SIR branches Nos. 175/179, Medal Play Club Championship, 9 a.m.; Will host Caltrans D-6 Golf Club’s Front/Back/Overall Net Stroke Play tournament and the final round of The President Cup Tournament, 10 a.m. tee times; Will host SIR Branch #159's 4 Man-2-Best Ball Shamble Tournament, there will be a 9 a.m. shotgun tee time.

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.

Ongoing: Purchase any in-stock golf shoes and receive 20 percent off. Book an event between Dec. 1 and Feb. 28 and receive $10 off price for each player. Raffle tickets available for a chance to win set of Titleist AP1 irons and 915 woods. Youth on Course, $5 after noon, seven days a week, $2 small range bucket.

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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