Happenings around the Valley for local golfers
Thursday-Sunday, AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am at Pebble Beach GC, Spyglass Hills GC and Monterey Peninsula GC
Saturday, Fresno State Dugout Club’s 36th annual Golf Classic, at Eagle Springs G&CC. 9:30 a.m. shotgun start, scramble format. A benefit tournament for the Fresno State baseball program. For more details and to sign up, call Stan Busch at 559-346-0320.
March 4, Fresno Bee’s 13th Annual Kid’s Day Golf Tournament at Dragonfly GC. For full details and to sign up contact Diana Farmer at 559-441-6358 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Upcoming: Wednesday, SIR branch No. 159 scramble tournament, 10 a.m. shotgun start. Feb 20, Gal & Guys Tournament. March 19, NCGA Four-ball net championship qualifier. April 16-17, NCGA Regional Zone Qualifier.
Ongoing: For any questions regarding club membership info and tournament registration, go online at http://ghin.com/eclub/fresnoairwaysgc.
Upcoming: Tuesday, Ladies Club Valentine’s Tournament, 9:30 a.m.; Saturday, Valentine Dinner Dance, 5:30 p.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. If you have any questions or need directions call 559-275-0600.
Christian Golf Club of Central California
Upcoming: Saturday, tournament at Lemoore GC, 9:30 a.m. For information and to sign up, contact Norm Wiens at 559-289-0343.
Copper River CC
Announcement: Ryan Lancaster is the new head pro and golf director.
Upcoming: Thursday, Ladies club weekly tournament, 9 a.m. March 4, Fresno Bee’s 13th annual Kids Day Golf Tournament benefitting Valley Children’s Hospital. For full details and to sign up, contact Diana Farmer at 559-441-6358 or email@example.com.
Online: Go to www.dragonflygolfclub.com for weekday and weekend specials throughout January.
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.
Upcoming: Saturday, Fresno State Dugout Club’s 36th annual Golf Classic, at Eagle Springs G&CC. 9:30 a.m. shotgun start, scramble format. A benefit tournament for the Fresno State baseball program. For more details and to sign up, call Stan Busch at 559-346-0320.
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.
Upcoming: Ladies Day 9 a.m. Wednesdays, Thursday scrambles (men/women), 8:30 a.m. green fees plus $2.25; Saturday men/women scrambles, 1 p.m., green fees plus $11.
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. $149.99 mini-member discount card for 2016. 14 new membership programs for 2016. For more information 559-439-2928 or go online at www.figgardengolf.com.
Golf Channel AM Tour
Upcoming: Feb. 15, Silverado CC North Course in Napa. Feb. 21, Sandpiper GC in Santa Barbara. For details and sign-ups, contact Sacramento/Central California Tour Director Steve Neer at 559-360-2720 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ongoing: Little Linkster junior golf clinics every Saturday at 10 a.m. (weather permitting). Five years and older are welcome. $25 per month, no equipment necessary.
Upcoming: Feb. 25, SIR branch No. 159 two-man best ball shamble tournament, 10 a.m. shotgun start.
Demo days: Pro club fitting advice every Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Launch monitor technology. Try out Ping, Titleist, Callaway, Taylormade, Tour Edge, PXG & Muira.
Membership program: 2016 Players Club memberships now 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.
Len Ross Junior Golf Center
Ongoing: Free golf clinics, 1604 S. Teilman Ave., Fresno, boys and girls 8-17, all equipment provided. Group lessons also available. Details, sign-ups at 559-485-2724 or email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Paso Robles GC
Ongoing: This formerly private golf course has new local ownership and is now open for public play at reasonable daily fees. They invite any San Joaquin Valley golfers to come by and enjoy a quick round when you are on your way to the coast. Call the pro-shop at 805-238-4722 or check their website at www.pasoroblesgolfclub.com for full details and to book a time.
River Park Golf Center
Ongoing: Youth on Course, $2 for nine holes; senior and military play nine holes for $7 on weekdays, $10 weekends/holidays. Pro instructors Cindy Vining, Patrick Horvath, Gary Green and Brandon Sherwood. Call 559-448-9467 or visit www.riverparkgolf.com for their profiles and rates. Demo new Callaway Great Big Bertha or TaylorMade M1 metal woods for free.
Winter closing hours: 6:30 p.m. last tee time, 7 p.m. last range balls sold, 8 p.m. facility closed.
Specials: Limited number of Green Grass Club Memberships still available at $500 per year which includes $200 range credit, free golf Monday-Thursday all day, free fitting, and access to the members-only all grass practice area. Star Wars head covers are available in pro shop.
New Group Lesson Program: Try our Group, Club, or Company Free Instruction Clinic Program. Call the pro-shop at 559-448-9467 for full details and to sign your group up.
Summer camp: Nike Junior Camps are back. Call pro shop or register online. Camps go 9 a.m. to noon Monday-Thursday and include Nike amenity package for participants. Dates are June 13-16, June 27-30, July 11-14, July 25-28, Aug. 8-11.
Ongoing: Play 18 holes for $27 per person on weekdays after 11 a.m. and $35 on weekends after 11 a.m. Includes green fee, cart and range balls. Not valid on holidays or with any other offers.
Upcoming: Feb. 20-21, club NCGA two-qualifier. May 21-22, 89th Fresno City Amateur, men’s senior, masters, and handicap flights and the ladies championship and handicap flight. May 28-30, Fresno City Amateur Championship flights. Applications available at pro shops and online at email@example.com.
New Course Membership Program: Club 99, This Riverside Exclusive program consists of a one-year membership, cost $35 per month, includes $14 rounds with cart and unlimited range balls up to an hour before twilight. Call pro-shop at 559-275-5900 or check online at http://www.playriverside.com/
Sherwood Forest GC
Upcoming: Feb. 21, NCGA Four-man qualifier, 9 a.m.; March 20, Two-man best ball and senior two-man NCGA qualifier, 9 a.m. start; April 10, Masters-Pro Member Individual Net plus Pros score, 8 a.m.; May 15, Member/Guest day, 8 a.m. Details: 559-787-2611.
Upcoming: Feb. 20, Superintendent’s Revenge Tournament, tees and greens disarranged into a new, one-time fun course challenge, 9 a.m. start. For details, sign up at the course or call David Taylor at 559-280-1731.
Valley Oaks GC
Ongoing: Book an event before Feb. 28 and receive $10 off price for each player. Youth on Course, $5 after noon, seven days a week, $2 small range bucket.
Footgolf Fridays: Buy one round of footgolf any Friday in January and receive cart and ball rental for free.
Bring-A-Buddy Special: Pay for 18 holes on any Tuesday during February before 2 p.m. and receive free golf cart rental.
Valentine’s deals: Purchase four rounds of golf, one dozen ProV1 golf balls, a Valley Oaks Logo hat, and a Valley Oaks poker chip marker for only $135 (regular price $200.) Purchase three golf lessons with one of Valley Oak’s PGA Pros for only $135 (regular price $150). Purchase Pinnacle 15 Ball packs for only $15 plus tax.