Welton Empire Ranch Senior Men’s Golf Club champion
Tom Welton of Genoa finished with a 36-hole low-gross score of 146 to emerge as the overall winner at the Empire Ranch Senior Men’s Golf Club Championship Tournament champion which concluded Wednesday in Carson City.
Welton also emerged as the Flight A champion with a net 130 at Empire Ranch Golf Course.
Nick Paul of Carson City also finished with a 130 to win Flight B. Ray Huntley of Dayton shot 121 to win Flight C, Dan Rodgers of Stagecoach shot 129 to win Flight D and Marshall McCurdy 115 to win Flight E.
During second-round play on Wednesday, Fred Coons shot 62 to lead Flight A. John Tierney was two shots behind at 64, while Bob Gibson shot 65 and Jim Norton 66.
Skip Yokota led a closely-contested Flight B with his 62, while Bob Pitcock shot 63 to edge Mike Vadnais on a tie-breaker. Mike Logue shot 65.
Ray Huntley carded a 58 to lead Flight C, followed by Ray McPartlin at 61, John Lewis at 62 and Bobby Watson at 65.
Carl Slate shot 61 to lead Flight D, ahead of Ivan Lepire at 63. Tom Teders and Tom Harlow both shot 64.
McCurdy edged Dick Brownfield by a single shot in a duel for the Flight E lead with respective scores of 58 and 59. Maurice Dias shot 64 and Paul Lockwood 68.
Closest-to-the-pin winners included Tom Wickham on White No. 4, Donnie Curd on White No. 8, McCurdy on Red No. 3 and Dennis Joseph on Red No. 8.
Rey wins at Carson Valley
A tie-breaker lifted Jesus Rey to first-place in Flight A last Sunday during Carson Valley Men’s Golf Club play.
Rey and Jeff Schreiber both carded net scores of 66 to finish 1-2 during the individual stroke play event held at the Carson Valley Golf Course, while Roger Hala shot 70 for third-place.
Phil Macken won Flight B with his 67. Charles Poe took second-place over Gary Schreiber on a tie-breaker, as both shot 68.
Larry Lockwood won Flight C by four shots with his 64. John Pearson placed second at 68 and Brent Holderman placed third at 74.
Soccer Shoot on Sept. 10
The Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department will host the Tahoe Douglas Elks Lodge No. 2670 Soccer Shoot Sept. 10 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Lampe Park.
There is no cost to participate.
The event is an accuracy and distance skills competition open to all youth within and outside of Douglas County.
Medals will be awarded for first, second and third place. Registration will take place on the site the day of the event.
Call 782-9829 for information.
Archery Tag event set for Sept. 10
A promotion for the game of Archery Tag will be hosted by the Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department Sept. 10.
The event, open free of charge from 6-8 p.m. at the Douglas County Community and Senior Center, will feature demonstrations, instructors, target practice and games.
Archery Tag is described as an “action packed game” that offers the “ultimate family-friendly experience that engages everyone.”
The game consists of two five-player teams that oppose each other, separated by a safe zone. There are two objectives: To hit an opponent while using an Archery Tag bow and to knock out the five discs of the opposing team’s target. A player is eliminated by when hit by an arrow or by catching an arrow shot by an opponent. The only safety equipment required to play Archery Tag is a facemask.
Genoa hosts charity golf
The seventh annual Carson Valley Medical Center Fall Classic Golf tournament is set for Sept. 16 at Genoa Lakes at 9 a.m.
The cost is $150 for an individual and $550 per foursome. There are sponsorships available.
For information, visit cvmchospital.org/golf or call 782-1697.
Wounded veterans golf set for Sept. 3
The fourth annual Americans for Wounded Veterans Golf Tournament is Sept. 3 at Silver Oak Golf Course in Carson City.
An 8:30 a.m. shotgun start is scheduled for the tournament, which will feature a four-man scramble, best-best ball format.
The cost is $95 per player, which includes morning refreshments and lunch.
Closest-to-the-pin, long drive and hole-in-one competitions are set, as well as a 50/50 drawing and Mulligan buy-in.
Proceeds benefit the Nevada Military Support Alliance. Visit http://www.nvmilitarysupport.org/ for information.
Contact Tina Lepore at Nevitalian2@aol.com or call Robert Mason, Silver Oak golf pro, at 841-7000 for information.
Pancreatic golf Sept. 17
Skills in golf, distance running and power lifting will be tested by participants at the third annual Carson City Kiwanis Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Day Sept. 17 at Empire Ranch Golf Course in Carson City.
A bench press contest — hosted by Fitness For 10 and billed as the Carson City Bench Press Championships — will be held from 7-9 a.m. KAIA Fit and the Tahoe Mountain Milers will co-host a 5K/10K run and walk at 8 a.m. And the four-man scramble golf tournament starts at 9 a.m.
Six golf divisions are available, including men’s, women’s and mixed, as well as 55-and-over men, women and mixed. Michael Hohl Motors is offering a vehicle as a hole-in-one prize.
The cost of the bench press contest is $10 for three lifts with a variety of categories to be offered. The 5K and 10K costs $30 ($35 on race day) and $10 for children 12-and-under. Forms are available at KAIA Fit, CV Sports and the Active.com website. The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network will receive 75 percent of proceeds and 25 percent will benefit the Carson City Kiwanis scholarship fund.
Contact Robey Willis at RobeyBarb@sbcglobal.net or Steve Lyon at 775-224-5798 for information.
Youth volleyball clinics slated
Dan Hannah and Rick Jenkins are leading a series of fall youth volleyball skills classes through the Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department.
Classes will be held from Wednesday through mid-November for beginners, third through fifth graders; intermediate, fifth through seventh grades; and advanced, sixth through eighth graders.
Classes will be held mostly at the community center, although some will be held at Carson Valley Middle School due to schedule conflicts.
Beginner skills classes will be Wednesday evenings from 5-6:30 p.m. on Wednesday-Sept. 21, Sept. 28-Oct. 19 and Oct. 26-Nov. 16. The cost is $50 per session.
Intermediate skills classes will be held Friday evenings from 5-6:30 p.m. on Sept. 2-23, Sept. 30-Oct. 21 and Oct. 28-Nov. 18. The cost of each session is $50.
Advanced skills classes will be held Wednesday and Friday evenings from 7-8:30 p.m. on Aug. 31-Sept. 23, Sept. 28-Oct. 21 and Oct. 26-Nov. 18. The cost of each session is $100.
Contact Hannah at email@example.com or 265-1711 for information.