Happenings around the Valley for local golfers
Upcoming: Tuesday, SIR Branch No. 169’s 18-hole tournament, 8 a.m.; Sep. 17, Fun Day Tournament, time TBA.
Special: Aug. 24-29, $30 anytime. Fee includes golf, cart, range balls airways hat or towel, chicken sandwich, fries and a drink. For any questions regarding club membership info. and tournament registration, go online at http://ghin.com/eclub/fresnoairwaysgc/.
Upcoming: Tuesday, Ladies’ Club B-Team Tournament, 9 a.m.; Wednesday, Clovis East High vs. Yosemite High, 2 p.m.; Aug. 27, Belmont Cup Tournament, 9 a.m.
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.
Central Valley Junior Golf
Upcoming: Aug. 28, 9-hole/stroke play, 1 p.m. Ages 9-18, parents may caddy. Entry fee includes golf and range balls. Register at www.cvjrgolf.com. For more info., text Pamela at 559-269-6369.
Upcoming: Thursday, Women’s weekly tournament, 8 a.m.
Ongoing: Several special programs available each week. Check them out at www.dragonflygolfclub.com.
Eagle Springs G&CC
Upcoming: Sept. 15-17, 7th Annual Eagle Springs Classic Golf Tournament. The field is open to the public, for two-man teams, using various formats. Eighteen holes on Sep. 16 and Sep. 17 with a practice round on Sep. 15. There will be a tournament dinner as well as an award’s lunch. For full details and to register your team call the Pro-Shop at 559-325-8900.
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.
Golf Channel AM Tour
Upcoming: Sep. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
Ongoing: Equity memberships starting at $272 per month; Equity Firm $272 per month; Firm associate, $207 per month; Non-equity $207 per month. All membership rates include range. Memberships require an initiation fee that vary by membership type. Carts are available on a per round fee per rider or on an annual lease. For more information, call 559-674-2682 or e-mail us at email@example.com.
Madera Muni GC
Upcoming: Aug. 28, 9-hole/stroke play, 1 p.m. Ages 9-18, parents may caddy. Entry fee includes golf and range balls. Register at www.cvjrgolf.com. For more info., text Pamela at 559-269-6369; 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, last tee time at 8:30 p.m., last bucket sells at 9 p.m., closing time 10 p.m.
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: Thursday, Dollar Day, $1 on a tee time for those who sign-up online or by calling pro shop.
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: Thursday, 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. Aug. 22-28, Women’s Golf Week, green fees will be waived for all women who play golf after 10 a.m. Free Ladies Clinic Friday, Aug. 26 at 10 a.m. Call the pro-shop to sign up.