Golf News


Ladies Fall Group Lessons

Weekly ladies beginner group lessons will be held on Wednesdays, November 9 to December 7, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. After the final lesson, the 9ers will host a Meet and Greet and have two drawings. One drawing is for a free lesson with the Golf Pro, the other for a free club membership with the 9ers. The cost is $75 per person. To reserve a spot, call 951-246-1782.

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. In the fall and winter the club meets at 9:30 a.m. and tee off at 10 a.m. In the spring and summer the club meets at 8 a.m. and tee off at 8:30 a.m. Ladies who would like to play with the club are invited to contact Linda Kielty at 951-746-2250.

Women’s Golf Club

The Women’s Golf Club will hold its annual Christmas Tournament and 2017 Board of Directors installation on Tuesday, December 13, with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. Sign ups are being accepted; ladies may select their own six-some team to play in this nine-hole scramble format. Lunch will follow at the Country Club with awards, prizes, and installation. It’s customary for each team to donate a drawing prize valued at $60. The entry fee is $35 per player. Lunch only is $20. For more information, call Ura Furry at 951-244-1910.

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 Presidents Cup, Club Championship and Senior Tournament. For more information, contact Darlene Cortez at 951-244-4751.

After Lunch Bunch

Twenty golfers played last Friday’s weekly “After Lunch Bunch” game. The game was 6-6-6; where you count one ball of the foursome on the first six holes, two balls on the second six holes and three balls on the final six holes. Results were as follows:

1st Place: Lance Brown, Fran Pothier, Leroy Madera and Bob Tice (125)
2nd Place: Bob Stinson, Bobby Gunter, John Miller and Bob Cow (127).

The course record for this game is 116 and was set on January 20, 2016 by the team of Carlos Ramirez, Bob Stinson, Jim Paulis and Leroy Madera.

In the “Skins” contest there were four winners: Joe Strong on hole #1, John Miller on #5, Lance Brown on #6 and Hal Stiffler on #13.
The “After Lunch Bunch” is an organized game of golf played every Friday; entries are open to all male golfers with an established handicap. Players wishing to join can enter any Friday morning 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. Entry fee is $5 with an optional 25 maximum “Skins” game. The format for next Friday’s game will be Partners Best Ball and the players may pick their own foursome.

Men’s Golf Club

The Canyon Lake Men’s Golf Club (CLMGC) has more than 200 members. The club meets on Wednesdays in the Magnolia Room at the Country Club. Sign ups for play is between 6:30 and 7:30 a.m. The club sponsors eight weekend tournaments throughout the year. CLMGC dues include membership in the Southern California Golf Association (SCGA). Canyon Lake residents or property owners age 18 or older are eligible. For more information, call Barry Talbot at 951-458-0017.

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. Throughout the year, the club hosts beginner and youth clinics, tournaments and social events.

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/application, call Kevin O’Leary at 951-818-3361. For general information, call Tom Ward at 714-309-6923.

Junior Golf Program

The Junior Golf Program is a level based program for children ages 5 to 17. There is testing every month to provide the 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 initial cost is $100 followed by monthly payments of $60. For more information, contact Bryan Carlson at or sign up in the golf shop.