Golf News


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 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

Course Closure

The golf course will be closed for maintenance on Apr. 9 and May 14.

New Partners Golf League

A new Tuesday and Thursday Partners Golf League is starting April 3 and April 5 at 4 p.m. A two-person entry fee is $50 for a four-week schedule of 9-hole golf with a weekly green fee of $19. Teams will be placed in groups of four teams. Teams will play a Round Robin format, accumulating points over four weeks. The top two teams from each group will advance to the playoffs. The country club will be offering happy hour drink and food specials following play. To sign up, contact the Golf Pro Shop at 951-246-1782.

After Lunch Bunch

Cold weather resulted in a small field of only sixteen golfers last week. The game was Three Best Balls of the Foursome. The results are as follows:

1st place: Bob Stinson, Nick Valencia, Joe Strong and Brian Helmer, 191.

2nd place: Jeff Roach, Leroy Madera, Bill Levis and Jim Musser, 194.

The winners of the weekly Skins game are Oscar Rowland on hole 1, Jeff Roach on hole 3, Pete Mortensen on hole 6, Joe Strong on hole 12, Bill Levis on hole 16 and Hugh Wagoner on hole 17.

As is their custom on the first Friday of every month, next week the group will be playing Partners Best Ball; players can pick their own partner and foursomes. The course record for this game is 54 scored on Mar. 18, 2017, by the team of Joe Washle and Nick Valencia.

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.

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.

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.