Sutter aces 13th hole at Carson Valley |

Sutter aces 13th hole at Carson Valley

Staff Reports

Nick Sutter of Gardnerville shot a hole-in-one on the 13th hole on Saturday during the Carson Valley Men’s Golf Club weekly tournament.

Sutter used a 7-iron on the 184-yard par-3 hole at the Carson Valley Golf Course. His shot was witnessed by Neil Nutley. Brent Holderman and David Thorne — who went on to win the four-man team tournament.

The winning foursome carded a net score of 119 in the two-best balls format tournament. Mel Ness, Richard Torok, Charles Poe and Jack Sparman finished one shot behind at 120. Neil Bain, Larry Lockwood, Matt Budjako and Mike Davis took third-place with a 125. Gary Carsten, Bruce Sanford, Chris Willing and Dan Essary took fourth-place at 129.

Cloest-to-the-pin winners were Charles Poe on the first hole and Mel Ness on No. 18.

Membership for the club’s 2018 season is still open. Applications are available at the Carson Valley Golf Course pro shop. The fee is $50 which includes Northern Nevada Golf Association membership for 2018 and a Basque dinner at the County Club Restaurant after the final golf tournament in November. The club offers a variety of tournaments, including individual stroke play, Stableford, team best ball, scrambles, Chapman, a club championship and the President’s Cup. All tournaments are separated into flights and handicapped.

Call 265-3181 for information.

Cow Pasture Golf set for Saturday

The Antelope Valley Lions Club’s 18th annual Cow Pasture Golf Tournament is set to be held on Saturday.

The tournament was originally scheduled for this weekend, but was rescheduled due to the threat of winter weather.

Registration will start at 9 a.m., followed by the tournament at the “Baldo Giorgi Country Club,” 1318 Topaz Lane, seven miles south of Topaz Lake.

Blind draw teams play nine holes of golf in a cow pasture. A 10 a.m. shotgun start is scheduled.

You don’t even need to know how to golf, tournament organizers said, adding that players are only allowed to use irons.

The cost is $30 per player and includes the barbecue ribs lunch after the tournament. The cost is $15 for lunch.

Funds raised go toward the Antelope Valley Lions Club Scholarship Fund that benefits Coleville High graduates in memory of Jackie Georgi, a longtime teacher, administrator and coach at the school.

Call Dave Murray at 530-495-2822, Mike Katusich at 530-721-5536 or Clint Hershey at 530-495-2935 for information.

Fishing derby registration underway

Registration for the 29th annual Kids’ Fishing Derby is now being taken on Saturdays at Walgreens and during business hours during the week at Accolades Trophies.

Children 3 to 12 years of age are eligible for the derby, which will be held on June 2-3 at Lampe Park.

Registration will be accepted from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Walgreens parking lot every Saturday in April and May.

Both locations will also register volunteers for the derby and sell raffle tickets to help pay for fish, prizes, tackle and bait for the kids.

The grand prizes for the raffle this year are a Paddleboard, a tandem fishing kayak and a $300 gift card from the Sportsman’s Warehouse.

Registration forms can also be obtained by email at and forms for mail-in will be available at the Douglas County Community & Senior Center service desk.

Molly Awards nominations accepted

Nominations are being accepted for Douglas County student-athletes to be recognized on May 7 at the 14th annual Molly Youth Awards Banquet at Carson Valley Inn.

Nominations are due by April 16.

Molly Awards are presented to students for their combined excellence in athletics, academics and community service.

Nomination forms are available at or email for information.