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Men’s golf club opens season

Staff Reports

Matt Budjako, Augie Martinez, Mike Davis and Ken Smitreski combined to win the Carson Valley Men’s Golf Club four-man team Shamble Sunday.

The winning foursome shot a net score of 118 to take first-place at the Carson Valley Golf Course. In the Shamble format, all players use the best drive with two best balls.

Two teams tied for second-place at 125: Bob Pemberton, Jesus Rey, Dan Essary and Joe Bourgeois, in addition to the team of Fred Coons, Richard Torok, Melvin Ness and Marc Menezes.

Neil Bain, Jack Zippwald and John Guidicatti took fourth-place at 127.

Closest-to-the-pin winners were Matt Budjako on the first hole and Bob Pemberton on No. 18.

Sports Bash starts Tuesday

MEFIYI and the Douglas County Parks & Recreation Department are putting on the three-day Spring Sports Bash next week for girls and boys 6-14 years of age.

Instruction in basketball, volleyball, tennis and speed/track will be offered starting on Tuesday at the Douglas County Community & Senior Center. The basketball camp is 8:30-10:30 a.m., the speed/track camp 10:30 a.m.-noon, volleyball 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and tennis 12:30-2:30 p.m.

Each camp costs $75. Call 782-5500, ext. 1, or email 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.

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

Cow Pasture golf April 2

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 just off Highway 395 (about seven miles south of Topa Lake) in the Antelope Valley. Registration will begin at 9 a.m.

Teams are chosen by a blind draw for the nine-hole tournament. Prizes are awarded to the top three teams.

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

The Lions Club will provide barbecue ribs after the tournament.

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.

Call Dave at 530-495-2822, Mike at 530-495-2552, or Clint at 530-495-2935 for information.

Knights of Columbus golf April 15

The Knights of Columbus Golf Fundraiser will be held April 15 at the Genoa Lakes Golf Club.

A 10 a.m. shotgun start is scheduled. Check-in starts at 9 a.m.

The $85 entry fee includes the round of golf with cart, range balls and lunch. The tournament offers a four-man scramble format. Awards for closest-to-the-hole will be awarded on all par-3 holes.

Proceeds of this event will allow the local Knights of Columbus Council to support many community groups and events. Entry forms are available at the St. Gall Church office or Edward D. Jones. Forms should be submitted by April 1.

Call Ron Bankofier at 782-9102 for information.

Travel package part of Molly Awards

Me-For-Incredible-Youth, Inc. (MEFIYI) is offering a raffle 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 grand prize to be given away is a seven-day, two-bedroom condo at the Westgate Lakes & Spa in Orlando, Fla. This resort is just minutes from both Universal Studios and Disney World.

All proceeds will go toward college scholarships for high school graduating Seniors. Tickets are $5. The raffle winner will be announced at the Molly Youth Awards. The winning ticket will have up to May 1, 2017 (one year) to reserve the vacation.

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 between the ages of 9 and 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.