The Canyon Lake Golf Course has several clubs, plus a Junior Golf Program. Tee Time reservations begin at 6 a.m. daily and may be made seven days in advance. Residents may purchase single rounds of golf in the Golf Pro Shop at the country club. Annual golf memberships are available to both residents and non-residents.
Junior Golf Lessons
Junior golf lessons are available by appointment. Lessons are $25 for a 30 minute session; $100 for five 30 minute sessions; $40 for one hour sessions and $100 for three one hour sessions. Signups are taken at the Golf Pro Shop.
The Junior Development Program is a golf instructional program for children ages 4 to 14. It runs every Sunday at 1 p.m. and Wednesdays at 4 p.m. There is testing every month to provide students with the ability to move on to a higher level. Registration is $100 and includes the first month payment, hat and golf shirt. Monthly fees are $60.
Junior Golf Camp
The ever popular summer Junior Golf Camp returns to the Canyon Lake Golf Course July 10 through July 14 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The camp is hosted by the Pro Shop staff and is for children ages 5 to 17. Registration is $35 per golfer and includes instructions, skills test, awards and prizes. On the final day, golfers will celebrate their camp completion with an awards ceremony and barbecue.
Signups are taken at the Pro Shop. For more information, call 951-246-1782.
Adult Golf Lessons
The golf professional staff offers golf lessons seven days a week. Adult lessons are $35 for a 30 minute session; $50 for one hour session. Three one hour sessions can be purchased for $135; five one hours session for $200. Reservations are required. For group pricing, call the Golf Pro Shop at 951-244-6841, ext. 820.
Family Golf Club
The Family Golf Club promotes the sport of golf bringing together men, women and juniors in an atmosphere of education, camaraderie, fairness and competition in a friendly family oriented environment. The club hosts beginner and youth clinics, tournaments and social events throughout the year. The club’s official golf day is Wednesday at approximately 11:30 a.m. Some members schedule golf days on Mondays, Fridays or Saturdays at 11:30 a.m.
The tournament director works closely with Golf Pro Pat Kemball and his staff to assure tournaments are balanced. Organizers say all members enjoy a fun and friendly atmosphere.
The Family Golf Club is a member of the Southern California Golf Association (SCGA). It holds open meetings the third Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. in the Magnolia Room at the country club. For membership information or application, call Kevin O’Leary at 951-818-3361. For general information, call Tom Ward at 714-309-6923.
Men’s Golf Club
The Canyon Lake Men’s Golf Club (CLMGC) has approximately 280 members. The club meets for play every Wednesday morning. Sign up for play is in the Magnolia Room at the country club between 6:30 and 7:30 a.m. In addition to Wednesday play, the club sponsors eight major tournaments throughout the year.
Dues include membership in the Southern California Golf Association (SCGA). Canyon Lake residents and property owners age 18 and older are eligible. For more information, call Membership Director Greg Brack at 951-570-1239.
Women’s Golf Club
The Canyon Lake Women’s Golf Club (CLWGC) was established in 1971 and is a member of the Women’s Southern California Golf Association (WSCGA). The club meets on Tuesdays in the Magnolia Room at the county club.
Women wishing to play must check in before 7:30 a.m.; start time is 8 a.m. In the spring and summer the club meets at 7 a.m. Major tournaments include the President’s Cup, Club Championship and Senior Tournament. For more information, call Darlene Cortez at 951-244-4751.
9ers Golf Club
The 9ers Golf Club is a member of the Women’s Southern California Golf Association. Ladies who are interested in playing golf and making new friends are invited to play with the 9ers Golf Club; all levels of golfers are welcome. The club meets on Thursdays in the Magnolia Room at the country club. The club meets at 8 a.m. and tees off at 8:30 a.m. For more information, call Linda Kielty at 951-746-2250.
After Lunch Bunch
Now that winter is long gone and summer is on the way, the Bunch will start teeing off at 8 a.m. beginning June 2. Signups will be taken between 6:30 to 7:15 a.m. Members are asked to mark their calendars.
Last Friday’s game was Partners Best Ball with 20 players participating. The results are as follows:
1st: Bob Parent and Jim Paulis, 58.
2nd: Hal Stiffler and Sam Kim, 61.
1st: Marv Tweedy and Ed Doidge, 61.
2nd: Gordon Westby and Bill Hallahan, 64.
In the “Skins” competition there the three winners are: Marv Tweedy, hole 1; Bob Parent, hole 3: and Jeff Roach, hole 4.
The format for the game on Friday, May 19, is Foot-In-The-Bucket. Some players may not remember how this game is played so the committee will have instruction sheets available on the day of the game. These instructions will also be e-mailed to all Men’s Golf Club members.
Now in its 37th year, the “After Lunch Bunch” offers a friendly game of golf on every Friday throughout the year to all male golfers with an established handicap. The group plays an 18-hole tournament every Friday. Entries are open to all male golfers with an established handicap. Entry fee is $5 with an optional 25 maximum “Skins” game.
The “Bunches” first group tees off at 10 a.m. with signups being taken between 8:30 and 9:15 a.m. in the Magnolia Room at the country club or by phone at 951- 249-4565 or 951-237-6102.