Happenings around the Valley for local golfers
Nov. 21, Ping Demo Day at River Park Golf Center, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free fitting. Must sign up in advance at pro shop.
Dec. 5-6, Fresno City Fourball Championship at Riverside GC
Upcoming: Nov. 21, Gobble Gobble Turkey Shoot Tournament
Upcoming: Tuesday, Ladies Captains Tournament, 9 a.m.; Thursday, Pivot Partners Tournament; Saturday, Turkey Shoot Tournament, 9 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.
Winter program: “Ask the Pro” Jim Perez every Tuesday from 5-7 p.m. Free lesson with purchase of a bucket of range balls.
Upcoming: Thursday, Ladies club weekly tournament, 9 a.m. Dec. 8, SIR Nos. 175/179 Medal Play Tournament, 9 a.m.
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.
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: Daily specials for golfers, $44 for non-members after 10 a.m. and $30 after 1 p.m. Includes cart. Members pay $34 after 10 a.m. and $25 after 1 p.m.
Upcoming: Thursday, SIR No. 159 scramble tournament, 9:30 a.m.
Golf Channel AM Tour
Upcoming: Nov. 23, Lake Merced CC in Daly City. Dec. 6, Callippe Preserve GC in Pleasanton. Dec. 13, Carmel Valley Ranch GC in Carmel. For details and sign-ups, contact Sacramento/Central California Tour Director Steve Neer at 559-360-2720 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Len Ross Junior Golf Center
Upcoming: Dec. 9, SIR No. 159, four-man 2-best ball scramble tournament, 10 a.m.
Madera Muni GC
Upcoming: Tuesday, SIR No. 169 tournament, 9 a.m. Dec. 17, SIR No. 159 Novelty Tournament.
Specials: Foot golf, 18 holes, $8 adults, $4 juniors.
Paso Robles GC
Ongoing: This formerly private golf course has new local ownership and is 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: Nov. 24, SIR Nos. 175/179 scramble tournament, 9 a.m. tee time; Dec. 3, SIR No. 159 individual stroke play tournament, 9 a.m. shotgun start.
Ridge Creek GC
Upcoming: Nov. 24-25, junior clinics with Assistant Golf Pro Christina Torres, sessions from 3-4:15 p.m. or 10-11:15 a.m. Cost is $25 per student, includes junior rental clubs; Nov. 25, SIR No. 159 2-man best-ball shamble tournament, 9 a.m.
River Park Golf Center
Upcoming: Nov. 21, Ping Demo Day, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free fitting but must sign up in advance at pro shop.
Fall hours: New hours in effect. Open at 8 a.m., last round at 7:30 p.m. Last range bucket at 8 p.m. Closed at 9 p.m.
Ongoing: Youth on Course, $2 for nine holes; senior and military play nine holes 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.
Results: CVAL Girls Championship on Oct. 13. Winner: St. Anthony’s. Medalists: Meredith McDougal, Lauren Parayn.
Upcoming: Dec. 5-6, Fresno City Fourball Championship. Sign up by calling 559-275-5900; Dec. 12, Holiday Cup tournament. Sign up by calling 559-275-5900.
Ongoing: Club 99. This Riverside Exclusive program consists of a one-year membership. Cost is $35/month, includes $14 rounds with cart and unlimited range balls one hour before twilight. Call the pro shop at 559-275-5900 or check online at www.playriverside.com.
Results: Three Clubs & Putter Tournament on Nov. 8: Jim Crawford 71, Allan McBride 77, Corney Carrasco 77, Chuck Mann 83, Conrad Sanchez 85, Mark Lambert 86, Caleb Lambert 86.
Upcoming: Dec. 6, Whiskey Tournament at Missing Links Golf Complex. BBQ lunch will follow competition. To register, call Jim Crawford at 559-564-2363. Jim will fill you in on the details when you call.
Sherwood Forest GC
Upcoming: Nov. 22, Four-man red-ball tournament, 8 a.m. Details: 559-787-2611.
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 for $15. Ladies Day every Thursday at 9 a.m. Twilight special after 3 p.m., $25 per person includes cart. Call pro shop at 559-686-5300 or go to tularegolfcourse.com/green-fees.html for details.
Valley Oaks GC
Upcoming: Nov. 26, Thanksgiving Day special, pay green fees for one 18-hole round and receive cart free. Dec. 1, SIR No. 169 tournament, 10 a.m.
Specials: Bring four cans of food per player for local food drive Monday through Friday between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. this month and receive green fee and cart for $35 per player. Not valid on holidays/tournaments.
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. Youth on Course, $5 after noon, seven days a week, $2 small range bucket. November golf classes, get golf ready. Sign up for a five-day session, and we’ll give you a sport you can play for a lifetime. Adult classes $100 per student; junior classes $60 per student.