Community sports: Silver Oak celebrating 20th anniversary
July 31, 2018
Silver Oak Golf Course will hold its 20th anniversary celebration from Aug. 6-10.
On Monday, Aug. 6, free golf will be offered for club members and golf for guests will be $30.
On Tuesday, Aug. 7, free family footgolf begins at 2 p.m. Those participating must bring their own soccer ball.
On Wednesday, Aug. 8, free Cadillac driving range balls will be offered.
On Thursday, Aug. 9, a free barbecue will be provided for all paying golfers from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
On Friday, Aug. 10, there will be a free Jazz & Beyond event from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. featuring the Jackie Landrum Band. Complimentary hors d'oeuvres and a no host bar will be provided.
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Also Monday, Aug. 6 through Friday, Aug. 10, a twilight rate of $20 after 2 p.m. will be offered.
For information visit silveroakgolf.com or call 775-841-7000.
Team wins by 2 strokes
Results from the Empire Ranch Senior Men's Golf Club's event held on July 18. The format was a 4-man-one best ball plus one rotating score (Lone Ranger):
Flight A: First — Richard Brown, Fred Coons, Augie Martinez, Melvin Ness, 111; second — Mike Andrade, John Lewis, John Masiello, Nick Paul, 113; third — Gene Gaston, Marshall McCurdy, Henry Teague, Bogey.
Flight B: First — Greg Bentley, Ken Cuneo, Albert Giannotti, Skip Yokota, 118; second — Dick Brownfiled, Bill Hetherton, John Pearson, Bogey, 119; third — Duane Carroll, Rod Corbit, Steve Isaacson, Nils Sharpe, 124.
Closest to the pin: Blue No. 5 — Robey Willis; Blue No. 8 — Skip Yokota; Red No. 3 — John Lewis; Red No. 8 — Wade Walker.
Cha-Cha-Cha goes down to a tie-breaker
The following are the latest results for the Empire Ranch Senior Men's Golf Club.
Results from the 4-man Cha-Cha-Cha (one best ball, two best balls, three best balls, repeating) tournament held at Empire Ranch Golf Course last Wednesday:
Flight A (Net) First — Gene Gaston, Marshall McCurdy, Tom Sawyer and Henry Teague, 124 (won tie breaker): second — Steve Hinkley, Tom Teaders, Mike Vadnais and Bogey, 124.
First: Steve Fagnant, Rene Ojeda,Jim Puryear and Andrew Warner, 112; Second: Dick Brownfield, Bill Hetherton, John Pearson and Bogey, 123.
Closest to the pin: Blue No. 5 — Fred Coons; Blue No. 8 and White No. 4 — Ray Huntley; White No. 8 — Tom Sawyer.
The following are the results for the Carson Valley Men's Golf Club's individual stroke play event held on July 22.
Flight A (Net) First: Fred Coons, 70; second: Dan Essary, 71; third: Frank Ramirez, Marc Menezes, Chris Willing, David Morris, 72. Flight B
First: Brent Holdernman, David Thorne, 68. Third — Brick Ludington, 69.
Closest to the pin: Hole No. 1 — Chris Willing. Hole No. 18 — Frank Ramirez
Holes in One at Genoa Lakes
Steve Arnold fired a hole-in-one on the 128-yard, par-3 sixth hole using a 9-iron at Genoa Lakes Golf Club Lakes Course.
Elizabeth Elwell fired a hole-in-one on the 77-yard, par-3 12th hole using a sand wedge at Genoa Lakes Golf Club Lakes Course.
Gary Wood fired a hole-in-one on the 129-yard, par 3 sixth hole using a 9-iron at Genoa Lakes Golf Club Lakes Course.