Golf News


The Canyon Lake Golf Course winter hours are 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Daily rates are $39. 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. For more information, visit the country club website at

Course Closure

The golf course will be closed for maintenance Mar. 12, Apr. 9 and May 14.

Women’s Golf Club

The Women’s Golf Club is a member of 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. Major tournaments include the President’s Cup, Club Championship and Senior Tournament. For more information, contact Ura Furry at 951-244-1910.

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; all levels of golfers are welcome. The club meets at 9:30 a.m. on Thursdays in the Magnolia Room at the country club and tee off at 10 a.m. For more information, contact Linda Kielty at 951-746-2250 or visit

Men’s Golf Club

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

After Lunch Bunch

Cold weather has haunted the After Lunch Bunch for the past couple of weeks The result of this frigid weather was one of the smallest fields this year when only eighteen Canyon Lake golfers showed up for the weekly game of Partners Best Ball.  Players were permitted to pick their own partners. The results are as follows:

A Flight

1st place: Tom Fuhrman and Oscar Roland, 65.

2nd place: Jeff Roach and Joe Strong, 65.

B Flight

1st place: Joe Henderson and Nick Valencia, 59.

2nd place: Jim Musser and Ed Doidge, 62.

The six winners in the Skins game are Oscar Rowland on holes 1 and 8, Hugh Wagoner on holes 2 and 12, Jeff Roach on hole 11 and Pete Mortensen on hole 14.

Special awards were presented for shots being closest to the pins on holes 8 and 15. The winner on hole 8 was Oscar Rowland with a shot just two feet from the cup. The winner on hole 15 was Hugh Wagoner at six feet.

Next week’s game will be Two Best Balls of the Foursome and counting three on par 3s. The committee will be picking the teams.

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 10 a.m. with signups 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.

Junior Golf Lessons

Junior golf lessons are available for children ages seven to 17. Lessons are $25 per half hour. Reservations are taken at the Golf Pro Shop.

Golf Pro Shop

The Golf Pro Shop at the country club features the latest in golf clubs from Ping, Mizuno, Callaway and Titleist. It also stocks Nike, EP Pro, Antigua and Foot Joy golf apparel. Canyon Lake Property Owner’s Association members receive a 20 percent discount on women’s and men’s apparel.

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.

Adult Golf Lessons

The golf professional staff offers adult golf lessons seven days a week. Lessons are $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.