Happenings for the local golfer around the Valley
Weekly list news from golf courses through the Valley and upcoming events, compiled with the assistance.
Approaching: Thursday, SIR No. 159 tourney, 9 a.m. beginning.
Upcoming: Junior golf camps, 10 a.m. to midday. Call pro shop for bookings. June 28, Belmont Cup and BBQ.
Bluff Pointe GC (previously Islewood Golf Center)
On-Going: Green fees: for nine holes and for 18 holes. … Request the Pro Series, the time TBD of Saturday, Q&A with local aces, minimal purchase.
Upcoming: Junior Golf 101, July 12-Aug. 9, 9-10 a.m. Saturdays, Golf 101 for grownups, July 12-Aug. 9, 8-9 a.m. Saturdays, Trainers’ clinics July 10 and July 12. Single session courses for golf coaches. Sign up or call (559) 327-2876.
Caltrans D-6 Golf Club
Upcoming: June 21, Ridge Creek GC, Dinuba will sponsor Caltrans D-6 Golf Clubs Individual Internet NCGA Qualifier. July 19, Valley Oaks, Visalia will host Caltrans D-6 Golf Club’s Member/guest 4-individual, 2 greatest-ball (Red Ball) tournament.
Central Valley Junior Golf
Coming: Sunday, Junior tournament at Madera Muni GC, nine holes, stroke play, 1:30 p.m. start. Ages 9-18. $35 entry fee. Register at www.cvjrgolf.com. Call or text Pamela at (559) 269-6369.
Copper River Country Club
Approaching: June 23, Fresno City College Football Ram Huddle Club Golf Classic. $150 entry fee per player (covers green fees, lunch, cart, range balls, Ram football gift and more. Orange ball arrangement, long drive, closest to the pin contests.}
Forthcoming: June 27, the inaugural “Clear on the Green” for the Center for Leadership, Equality and Research, an occasion to support Youth Mentoring Programs in the Central Valley Place. You will see a 4-man Scramble golf tournament with the 11 a.m. shotgun tee time; enrollment begins at 9:30 a.m. The entry fee is $125 per player, individuals will be paired with a team. Green fee, cart is covered by entry. For details/signups call (559) 970-2181 or (559) 431-5600 or online at cleargolf.eventbrite.com.
Continuing: Summer tee times begin at 7 a.m., twilight at 2 p.m.
Executive Women’s Golf Association
Results: Women’s Health First tournament on May 10. 2, Lynn Samuelian. 3, Keri Lea. Flight 2: 1, Julia Hamilton. 2, Debra Snyder. 3, Gwen Deeter.
Exeter Golf Course
Ongoing: Private group lessons by appointment. … Monthly tourneys women’s club dues at per year. Second and third Saturdays. Thinking about hosting a fundraiser or private tournament? Weekly, Mondays, all-day golf; Wednesdays, Ladies Day, 9 a.m., green fees plus .50; Thursdays, scramble, 8:30 a.m. green fees plus .25; Thursday night scramble, 5:30 p.m. start, green fees plus ; Saturdays, scramble 1 p.m., green fees plus .
Golf Channel Recreational Tour
Coming: June 21-22, Sandpiper GC, Santa Barbara. June 29, SaddleCreek Resort, Copperopolis. June 29, Del Monte GC, Monterey. July 6, Riverbend GC, Madera. For complete details or to sign up, contact Steve Neer at (559) 360-2720 or SNeer@GCAMTour.com.
Approaching: June 27, Lemoore American Legion Post 100 tournament, benefiting local youth and veteran systems. 8 a.m. shotgun start. July 12-13, 6th yearly Lemoore City Hobbyist, $125 entry fee per player covers green fees, range balls, Sunday lunch and prizes. For details and signups phone (559) 924-9658 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Len Ross Jr. Golf Learning Center
Upcoming: Found at 1604 S. Teilman Ave. in Fresno. Free six-week golf clinics through the summer. All gear provided. Open to boys and girls ages 8-17. For details call (559) 485-2724 or e-mail email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Madera Muni GC
Approaching: Sunday, Central Valley Jr. Golf Tournament, nine holes, stroke play, 1:30 p.m. beginning. Ages 9-18. $35 entry fee. Register at www.cvjrgolf.com. For details, call or text Pamela at (559) 269-6369.
Ridge Creek GC
Approaching: June 24 closed for aerification; range and clubhouse will be open.
Results: SIR No. 159 tourney on June 5. No. 16 — Mike Moyle 12’0, Carl Merz 12’3. Flights: 1 — Nichols, Moyle, Hushek, Moy; 2 — Merz, Noriega, Price, Hewer. 3 — Cabral, Elliot, Wagner, Marshall, Duke.
Continuing: Happy Hour, 5 p.m. or later Tuesday-Wednesdays in June, play for $30 with cart and free drink ticket.
Specials: Super twilight rate all day — weekends weekdays , is paid by June 25-29, Rewards members.
Forthcoming: Fridays, Riverbend GC sponsor its weekly skins game. 12:30 p.m. tee time. Call pro shop for complete details and to sign up (559) 432-3020; June 13, Fourth Independence Trailblazer tournament.
Approaching: June 14, Christian Golf Club of Central California’s member/guest 2-man best ball tournament, 10 a.m. beginning.
River Park GC
On-Going: Professional education by Gary Green, Cindy Vining (LPGA), Tim Huber (PGA) or Brandon Sherwood; call (559) 448-9467. … Youth On Class members play nine-hole course for $2. … Green grass members accessible, play with all day Monday -Thursday free.
Upcoming: Enroll for spring leagues and summer Nike camps and summer golf leagues at www.riverparkgolf.com.
On-Going: Get Golf Prepared. $99 per student, five one-hour sessions. Fridays 5:30-6:30 p.m., Saturdays 10:30-11:30 a.m. Call pro shop at (559) 275-5900 or visit www.playriverside.com. … Twilight speeds, after 2 p.m., $18 per walker weekdays, $20 weekends. Super Twilight, after 4 p.m., .
Forthcoming: Three-day junior summer camps open ages 7 to 17. Camps scheduled for today through Wednesday, June 23-25, June 30-July 2 or July 7-9. $100 entry covers golf, range balls, teaching, lunch and prizes. Sign up. July 25-27, 2014 San Joaquin Valley team match play championship. NCGA points occasion. 2-man better-ball. 18-holes.
Hole in One: On June 12, Walter Chance Jr. aced the 157-yard No. 5 hole.
Sherwood Forest GC
Continuing: Thursday nighttime scrambles, 5 p.m., open to all.
Approaching June 22, Member/Guest 2-man best ball tournament, 8 a.m.
Results: MISTER No. 159 on May 29 — 2-man BB, Scottish crossover: 1. Price/Daniels, 2. Barton/Bynum, 3. Montejano/Feasel, 4. G.Rodriguez/Moore.
Sierra Meadows CC
Continuing: Monday senior particular, 62 and older, $35 fee comprises cart. … Call the pro shop at (800) 642-7448 for tournament and wedding packages.
Forthcoming: Details phone (559) 642-1343. Free green fees June 30, cart fee.
Stevinson Ranch GC
Forthcoming: Beginning June 20, Ladies Night on the Class, restricted to first 10 signups per. Multiple practices available. Beginning June 19, guys’s twilight match play, eight-week league. July 4, Blue Open, White and Red. Players putt into 15-inch holes, $69 entry fee per player covers lunch, greens, cart and prizes. 9 a.m. shotgun start. Call (209) 668-8200 for details. Oct. 19-23, Web.Com Tour (once Nationwide Tour) qualifying tournament.
Valley Oaks GC
Forthcoming: June family golf nights, free green fees after 6 p.m. every day of the month with the purchase of a shopping cart. Restrict two players free per shopping cart.
June golf courses: Five lessons for 0, juniors. Adult courses on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays noon-1 p.m.; junior classes Saturdays noon to 1 p.m. … Ladies clinic Thursdays 6-7 p.m. ($10 per student)
Ongoing: Youth on Course: $5 green fees after noon, seven days a week; $2 small range pail; pro shop at (559) 651-1441. Family golf nights —- free green fees after 6 p.m. every day this month with purchase of cart. (Restrict two players per cart).
Woodlake Ranch GC
Approaching: July 13, Red, White and Blue Tournament; Aug. 3, SGC Match Play (Kick Off).