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The Canyon Lake Golf Course summer hours are 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Golfers are reminded that all players must check-in and pay at the Golf Pro Shop at all times when playing on the course.

To make a tee time reservation, call the Pro Shop at 951-246-1782. Reservations may be made seven days in advance. Annual golf memberships are available to both residents and non-residents.

Golf Course Closure

The golf course will be closed Oct. 9 through 29 for overseeding. The Golf Pro Shop will also be closed during this time. To protect the seedlings and allow the new grass to become established, golf cart drivers are asked to stay on the path for approximately three-weeks after the re-opening.

Ping Demo Day

Ping, Inc. designs, manufactures and offers premier golf equipment.  They will be hosting a Ping Demo Day at the golf course on Saturday, Sept. 30 from 12 to 4 p.m.

Adult Golf Lessons

The golf professional staff offers adult golf lessons seven days a week. Lessons cost $35 for a 30-minute lesson; $50 for a one-hour lesson; $135 for three one-hour lessons and $200 for five one-hour lessons. Reservations are required. For reservations, and group pricing, call 951-244-6841, ext. 820.

Adult/Child Tournament

Share your love of golf with your child or grandchild by participating in the Canyon Lake Golf Course’s first annual Adult/Child Tournament on Sunday, Oct. 8 at 2 p.m. The tournament is for adults and children partners ages five to 17. Entry fee is $30 for current annual golf members and $50 for non-annual members. Registration includes the green fee, barbecue and prizes. To register, call 951-246-1782.

Junior Development Program

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. Once the student passes all three levels they are eligible to play with the advanced group.

The program is $60 per month with a $100 registration fee. Registration includes payment for the first month, hat and golf shirt.

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. Family Golf Club is a member of the Southern California Golf Association. 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, call Kevin O’Leary at 951-818-3361. For general information, call Tom Ward at 714-309-6923.

After Lunch Bunch

Twenty-eight players showed up for last Friday’s game of Two Best Balls of the foursome and counting 3 on the par 3s. The results are as follows:

1st place: Lance Brown, Oscar Rowland, Sam Theodora and Joe Henderson, 133.

2nd place: Jeff Roach, Bill Levis, Bob Tice and Tom D’Amato, 137.

3rd place: Sam Kim, Bob Clow, John Miller and Chuck Hudson, 146.

The four winners in the Skins game are: Chuck Hudson, hole 7; Bob Clow hole 11; Tom D’Amato hole 12; Sam Theodora, hole 14.

Now in its 38th year, the After Lunch Bunch offers a friendly game of golf every Friday throughout the year. The group plays an 18-hole tournament. Entries are open to all male golfers with an established handicap.

The entry fee is $5 with an optional 25 maximum Skins game. Tee time is 8 a.m. with signups taken between 6:30 to 7:15 a.m. in the Magnolia Room at the country club or by phone at 951- 249-4565 or 951-237-6102.

Women’s Golf Club

The Canyon Lake Women’s Golf Club was established in 1971 and is a member of the Women’s Southern California Golf Association. The club meets on Tuesdays in the Magnolia Room at the country club. Players 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 at 8:30 a.m. on Thursdays in the Magnolia Room at the country club and tees off at 9 a.m. For more information, call Linda Kielty at 951-746-2250.

Men’s Golf

The Canyon Lake Men’s Golf Club is presently 280 members strong. Members meet for play every Wednesday morning. Signups are taken in the Magnolia Room at the country club between 6:30 and 7:30 a.m.

In addition to Wednesday games, the club sponsors eight major tournaments throughout the year. Dues include membership in the Southern California Golf Association. Canyon Lake residents and property owners age 18 and older are eligible.

The club has added a Junior membership division for males under the age of 18. For more information, call Membership Director Greg Brack at 951-570-1239.

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