Cow Pasture golf tournament to be held April 2 |

Cow Pasture golf tournament to be held April 2

Staff Reports

In an event that lives up to its name, the Antelope Valley Lions Club is hosting its 16th annual Cow Pasture Golf Tournament on April 2 near Coleville.

The Saturday tournament is scheduled for a 10 a.m. shotgun start at the “Baldo Giorgi Country Club” located on Topaz Lane (off Highway 395, seven miles south of Topaz Lake). Registration opens at 9 a.m.

Teams are chosen by a blind draw for the nine-hole tournament. Prizes are awarded to the top three teams. The Lions Club will provide barbecue ribs after the tournament.

Cost for golfers is $30. Lunch only tickets are $15.

Proceeds go toward the Antelope Valley Lions Club Scholarship fund that benefits Coleville High School graduates in memory of longtime coach and athletic director Jackie Georgi.

Vacation part of Molly Awards

Me-For-Incredible-Youth, Inc. (MEFIYI) is offering a chance to win an Orlando Getaway Vacation as part of the 12th annual Molly Youth Awards Banquet on May 9 at the Carson Valley Inn.

The raffle grand prize is a seven-day, two-bedroom condo at the Westgate Lakes & Spa in Orlando, Fla. Proceeds go toward college scholarships for graduating seniors. Tickets are $5.

Call 775-781-5954 or email to purchase a ticket or for information.

Applications are still being accepted for Molly Awards recognition to Douglas County students 9-18. Nominated student-athletes must qualify in the following areas: Academic excellence, athletic participation and community service. Three $1,000 college scholarships will be awarded to seniors.

A nomination form must be postmarked by mail or emailed by April 11.

This event is named in memory of former Douglas High School student-athlete Molly Lahlum.

Email or call 781-5954 for information.

Spring Sports Bash March 29-31

MEFIYI and the Douglas County Parks & Recreation Department are putting on the annual Spring Sports Bash March 29-31 for girls and boys 6-14 years of age.

Instruction in basketball, volleyball, tennis and speed/track will be offered at the Douglas County Community & Senior Center. The basketball camp will be held each day from 8:30-10:30 a.m., the speed/track camp from 10:30 a.m.-noon, volleyball 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and indoor tennis 12:30-2:30 p.m.

The cost for each camp is $75. Athletes need to bring a snack or sack lunch and water bottle.

Call 782-5500, ext. 1, or email for information.

Women’s golf sign-ups set

Registration for the Carson Valley Women’s Golf Club’s 2016 season is now being accepted.

Tournament play will be held on Tuesdays during a season that extends from April through October.

Contact the Carson Valley Golf Course or call 775-901-6008 for information.

Hunter safety classes scheduled

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office will be hosting its annual spring hunter safety classes on March 19 and April 2.

The two Saturday classes will be held from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Sheriff’s Office.

Classes are each limited to 35 students and pre-registration is required. Go online to to pre-register.

Completion of a work book is mandatory prior to attending the class. The work book can be obtained at the sheriff’s office or purchased online.

The cost of the course is $5. Registration fees for students under 18 will be paid by the Carson Valley Chukar Club.

Call the sheriff’s administration at 782-9900 during regular work hours for information.

Men’s golf club membership open

Memberships are now available for the 2016 season for the Carson Valley Men’s Golf Club.

Applications may be obtained at the Carson Valley Golf Course pro shop. The club has scheduled weekly tournaments on Sunday mornings starting on March 20th. The membership fee is $45 which includes Northern Nevada Golf Association membership for 2016 and a Basque dinner at the County Club Restaurant following the final tournament in November.

The men’s club has a variety of tournaments which include individual stroke play, Stableford, team best ball, scrambles, Chapman, a club championship, a President’s Cup and many more.

All tournaments are separated into flights and are handicapped. Call 265-3181 for information.

Genoa Lakes Ladies Golf Club season opens April 5

The Genoa Lakes Ladies’ Golf Club will open its season with “open play” at the Lakes Course on April 5.

Women golfers age 18-and-over are invited to join a group that plays weekly tournaments on Tuesday mornings at one of the Genoa Lakes courses beginning in April and continuing through mid-October.

A $5 buy-in is required to participate in the weekly tournaments. Membership dues are $145 and cover GHIN handicap dues, three luncheons, a hole-in-one fund and year-end awards.

Club members with an established GHIN handicap are eligible to participate in Northern Nevada Women’s Golf Association High Sierra Team Play for an extra $5 per year. Team play provides an opportunity to meet players from all over Northern Nevada and play many of the area’s golf courses.

Call club president Mary Zimmerman at 435-655-5267 for information or for a membership application.