Junior golf clinic set for April 18
March 29, 2015
An "Introduction to Junior Golf" clinic sponsored by the Douglas County Recreation Division and taught by professionals at the Carson Valley Golf Course professionals will be held on April 18.
The clinic will cover all the basics, including full swing, chipping, putting, and etiquette. Participants will be divided into groups based on age. Club rentals, golf balls and refreshments will be provided. The cost of the clinic is $20.
Pre-registration is required through the recreation division. Call 782-5500 for information.
Senior men's club plays at Dayton Valley
Robey Willis, Duane Carroll, Geoff Swann and Dennis Justin combined to win Flight A Wednesday during the Empire Ranch Senior Men's Golf Club weekly tournament held at Dayton Valley Golf Club.
The winning team carded a net score of 46 in the four-man team scramble, three shots ahead of the second-place team of Tony Babraria, Bob Warzynski, Terry Thomas and Kurt Cleek.
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Fred Olesek, Steve Scharfe, Bill Gibson and Adam Huber shot 50 to take third-place. David Knighton, Mike Vadnais, Tom Teders and Rod Corbit finished fourth at 51.
The team of Dan Rodgers, Clark Reid, Marty Martinez and Bob Pluth won Flight B with its score of 46. Greg Bentley, Albert Giannnotti, Donnie Curd and Don Wilson finished one shot behind at 47 for second-place.
John Masiello, Nick Paul, Jim Green and John Lewis finished third at 49. Mike Logue, Mike Rogers, Ray McPartlin and Joe O'Brien finished fourth at 50.
Closest-to-the-pin winners included Nick Paul on the fourth hole, Ray Huntley on No. 6, Tom Teders on No. 13 and Richard Torok on No. 16.
April 14 is deadline for Molly Award nominations
MEFIYI (Me-for-Incredible-Youth, Inc.) will present the 11th annual Molly Youth Awards Banquet on May 11 at the Carson Valley Inn.
This event is named after former Douglas High School student-athlete Molly Lahlum, who passed away in 2009.
Nominations are now being accepted for Molly Youth Awards, which honor outstanding youth in Douglas County. Applicants eligible for this recognition must be between the ages of 9 and 18 and a resident of Douglas County. The nominated student-athletes must qualify in each of following areas — academic excellence, athletic participation, community service.
A completed nomination form must be postmarked by mail or emailed no later than April 14.
Three $1,000 college scholarships will be awarded to seniors who apply. Senior honorees automatically become candidates to receive the college scholarship awards.
Forty student-athletes will be selected.
Genoa Lakes Ladies' Golf Club to start season
The Genoa Lakes Ladies' Golf Club (GLLGC) will kick off its 2015 season with an "open play" day at the Lakes Course on April 7.
Women golfers age 18-and-over are invited to join and participate in weekly tournaments that are available for members on Tuesday mornings at one of the Genoa Lakes courses. The season continues through mid-October.
A $5 buy-in is required for the weekly tournaments. Membership dues are $145 per year and cover GHIN handicap dues, three complimentary luncheons, hole-in-one fund and awards.
Call club president Wendy Oleson at 782-3460 for information. Visit http://www.genoalakes.com/golf/clubs/ladies to access a membership form.
Cabela's hosting event
Cabela's is celebrating the beginning of spring by hosting Spring Outdoor Days II on March 28-29 at its Verdi store, 8650 Boomtown Garson Road.
There will be seminars on a variety of hunting, sporting dogs, fishing topics and cooking demonstrations. The Gold Panners Association and the Reno Prospecting and Detecting Club will teach people how to pan for gold or how to use a metal detector. Kids can also learn how to safely shoot an air rifle.
Reps from the National Rifle Association, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Wild Sheep Foundation will be on hand to answer questions.
Visit http://www.cabelas.com/reno for information.
Booster golf tourney set for Edgewood
The 28th annual Booster Golf Tournament, a fund-raiser for Whittell and South Tahoe high schools, is set for May 2-3 at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course.
These are two separate one-day tournaments. The top three teams win prizes, and there are raffle prizes, a $100 closest-to-the-pin contest and hole-in-one contest.
The cost is $145, and if you want to play both days the cost is $260.
Call Kevin Kjer at 588-6354 or e-mailKJKjer@aol.com for information. Registration is accepted through the mail. Checks should be written out to Booster Club Golf Tournament, P.O. Box 1124, Zephyr Cove 89448.