Golf News


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 Pro Shop at the country club.

Annual memberships are available to both residents and non-residents.

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 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.

Registration is $100; monthly fees are $60. For more information, contact Bryan Carlson at or sign up in the Golf Pro Shop.

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.

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.

After Lunch Bunch

Last week’s format was Partners Best Ball with two flights. The winners are as follows:

“A” Flight 1st

1st: Bill Levis and Jeff Roach, 58.

2nd: Sam Kim and Jim Paulis, 61.

“B” Flight 1st

Marv Tweedy and Gordon Westby, 61.

2nd Hub Watson and Tom Fuhrman, 60.

Skins game winners are:

Bobby Gunter, Tom Fuhrman, Jeff Roach, and Hugh Wagoner.

Next week’s format will be Two Best Balls of the Foursome (counting three on the Par 5) with the committee picking the foursomes.

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.

Women’s Golf Club

The Canyon Lake Women’s Golf Club (CLWGC) is holding its Senior Tournament on April 18 and 25 for members age 50 and older. Registration is $40.

Sign ups are taken at the Golf Pro Shop; deadline is April 14. Lunch will be served on the last day and is included with registration.

Prizes will be awarded for Low Gross and Low Net plus overall Low Gross. The extra game, Super Senior Low Net, is for players 75 years old and older. For more, contact Linda Kamashian at 951-244-3675.

On May 12, CLWGC is hosting its annual member/guest “Around the World in 18 Holes” Tournament. Members of the Canyon Lake 9ers, Family Golf or any lady with an established handicap is encouraged to participate and will be paired with one of the 18-hole golfers.

The entry fee is $80 and includes a light breakfast, lunch, Gross and Net prizes, and a tee prize.

For more information, contact Ura Furry at 951-244-1910.

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 country 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.