Beginning Nov. 1, the Canyon Lake Golf Course fall/winter hours will be 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 Oct. 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.
Women’s Golf Club
Signups are being accepted for the last Jack and Jill Tournament of the year. The Turkey Shoot, “Looking for Real Turkeys,” is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 10, with an 8 a.m. shotgun start. All Canyon Lake Golf Clubs are invited. Lunch at the country club will follow. For more information, contact Clair Bond at 951-244-0821, Barbara Horrigan at 951-2449379, Lila Gann at 951-244-6863, or Sue Hoover at 951-244-3636.
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.
After Lunch Bunch
Last week’s game was 2 Best Balls of the Foursome and counting 3 balls on the par 5’s. The results are as follows:
First place: Bob Parent, Bobby Gunter, Harry Fritsch and Bob Clow, 132.
Second place: Sam Theodora, Clive Taylor, Jim Musser and Marv Tweedy, 133.
The five winners in the Skins game are: Bill Levis on hole 1; Dave Smedstad on hole 3; Sam Theodora on hole 7, Bill Hallahan on hole 15; and Bobby Gunter on hole 16.
With the golf course closed for overseeding Oct. 9 through Oct. 29, the After Lunch Bunch will be traveling to the Dos Lagos Golf Course on Oct. 20 and Oct. 27. Anyone with a handicap can enter. The entry fee is $35 and an additional $5 for the Skins game. To sign up, contact Jim Magill at 951-237-6102.
The After Bunch Lunch returns to Canyon Lake Nov. 3. The format will be Four Man Tin Whistle with the Committee picking the foursomes. Nov. 3 is also the date the club returns to its winter tee times of 10 a.m. Signups will be taken in the Magnolia Room between 8:45 and 9:30 a.m. and over the phone at 951-249-4565 and 951-237-6102.
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.
Junior Golf Lessons
Junior golf lessons are available for children ages seven to 17. The cost is $25 per half hour. Reservations are taken at the Golf Pro Shop.
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 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, junior, non-resident and family memberships are available. There are nine annual memberships left for non Canyon Lake residents for $249 per month for ages over 35, $149 per month for ages 18 to 35 and $83 per month for ages 17 and under. Membership includes green fees and cart fees. For more information, call 951-246-1782.