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Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Wednesday, May 2, 2012 3C GOLF TOURNAMENTS May 12 The 12th annual Horses Un- limited charity golf tourna- ment will be held Saturday, May 12, at Plumas Pines Goff Resort. Registration begins at 10 a.m. and the shotgun start is at noon. There will be two flights, each with its own format. Flight No. I will be a four-per- son team scramble, and Flight No. 2 will be a four-per- son team playing low net best balls. Partial teams and singles will be matched up by Plumas Pines. The event is limited to 80 golfers, and players are en- couraged to register by April 27. The tax-deductible entry fee is $100 per person and in- cludes green fee, cart and one ticket to Longboards' after- golf appetizer buffet. Non- golfers can buy a buffet ticket for $15. There will also be a no-host bar and silent auction, and prize drawings will be awarded during the scoring. Enter by April 27 and re- ceive a free bucket of range balls. A $10200 cash prize will be awarded for a hole-in-one, to be divided equally between the player and Horses Unlim- ited. There will also be $750, $500 and $250 hole-in-one gift cer- tificates from Plumas Pines Pro Shop. Checks can be made payable to H.U.I. and mailed to Shirley Leschinsky, P.O. Box 3500, Quincy, CA 95971. For more information, call 277-5446 or email events4u2sl@gmail.com. June 16 Sierra Hospice will be offer- ing its second annual Good Grief Golf Tournament Satur- day, June 16, at Bailey Creek Golf Course. The event will feature en- try gifts and hole=in-one con- tests, prizes include a 2012 Po- laris RZR, $5,000 and $10,000 in cash. There will be lots of prize drawings and tri-tip will be the ltmch entree. Ad- ditional lunch tickets may be purchased for $15 each. The registration structure allows golfers to register indi- vidually, in pairs or four- somes. The event will raise funds to support a variety of hos- pice programs sucb as child and adult bereavement camps, equipment loan pro- grams, cancer support groups and the ability to provide no- cost end-of-life care to pa- {ients and their families. People with questions about the tournament or the Sierra Hospice organization should call office manager Shirley Canalia at 258-3412. Sierra Hospice is a nonprof- it 501(c)(3) organization that is financially dependent on fundraisers and donations. To have a charitable golf tournament listed on this cal- endar, email the information to sports@plumasnews.com or fax it to 283-3952. GOLF COURSES Graeagle Meadows Number of holes: 18 Par: 72 Food: Restaurant Phone: 836-2323 Plumas Pines Golf Resort Number of holes: 18 Par: 72 Food: Restaurant and grill Phone: 836-1420 Dragon at Nakoma Golf Resort Number of holes: 18 Par: 72 Food: Snack bar, restaurant Phone: 832-5067 Lake Almanor West Number of holes: 9 Par: 36 Food: Restaurant Phone: 259-4555 Lake Almanor Country Club " Diamond Mtn. Number of holes: 9 Number of holes: 18 Par: 35 Par: 72 Food: Restaurant Food: Grill Phone: 259-2868 Phone: 257-2520 I Barley Creek Mt. Huff Number of holes: 18 Number of holes: 9 Par: 72 Par: 33 Food: Grill Food: Grill Phone: 259-GOLF 'Phone: 284-6204 Feather River Inn Number of holes: 9 Par: 27 Food: Beverages Phone: 836-1253 Feather River Park Resort Number of holes: 9 Par: 35 Food: Snack bar Phone: 836-2328 Grizzly Ranch Number of holes: 18 Par: 72 Food: Snack bar Phone: 832-4200 Whitehawk Ranch Golf Club Number of holes: 18 Par: 71 Food: Snack bar, restaurant Phone: 836-0394 Racers start their engines at speedway Larry F. Douglas American Valley Speedway Drivers of Pure Mini, IMCA Modifieds and DART Dwarf racecars started their engines for the Saturday Night Races at Quincy's fairgrounds, be- ginning the 2012 American Valley Speedway racing sea- son April 28. Mother Nature accommo- dated the drivers, pit crews, staff and spectators with beau- tiful spring weather. The rac- ing climate of communal coop- eration in the pits before en- gaging in competition contin- ued from hst season.'Several teams like Portola's Jesse Van Kol, and Quincy's Brittany Nieman and Chris Nieman had given their cars new col- ors and an unble0aished look. Members of a group of Quincy Trojans have moved their skills to the race track. In the IMCA Modified class Chris Nieman is in his second season. Joe Wood has re- turned to racing from a med- ical leave. Justin Saltel is be- ginning his rookie season. Brittany Nieman has become a veteran in the Pure Mini class and works with the GoKarts. Brother Chase is moving up the ranks in his DART Dwarf car, The veter- ans like Quincy's Jason Cros- by are still strong competitors making the young bloods earn every point. The Pure Mini race had the same contestants as last year. The main had Larry White- bird take the checkered flag. Jon Busselen; last year's leader, did not finish but drove three laps on a flat tire before retiring to the pits. "Tall" Lance Bain finished second with Brittany Nieman in third. The DART Dwarf main had the new Jesse Van Kol car in first. The copper color must have brought him luck. Derek Rosse was in second with Ja- son Marshall in third. Veter- ans Joe Frock and Skip Hempler followed. The race had nine extremely competi- tive teams. Announcer Steve Ross has plans to change from a Legend car to a DART Dwarf car. We look forward to hi debut. The thunder of the night came from the IMCA Modi- fieds. Two identical cars fin- ished first and second. Richard Papenhausen was first with Bud Walberg from Chico in second. Nevin Ken- nemore was in third. Veteran Matt Murphy was in fourth. Trojan Chris Nieman was in sixth, Lady Erica Harmon was in, eighth. Concrete Bob- by Higgins was in 13th with Joe Wood in 14th. Seventeen cars finished. Saturday night was the be- ginning of a great season at American Valley Speedway. The next race is in two weeks: May 12. June 16 is the Califor- nia Highway Patrol Designat- ed Driver Program Night/California Civil War, 360 Sprint Car Series. For more information call 283- 2175 or visit american valleyspeedway.com. GRIZ RANCH + Grizzly Ranch Golf Club SPRING SPECIAL includes cart (Good thru 5/31112) 4375 Grizzly Road, off Hwy 70 www.grizzlyranch.com 530-832-4200 Redeem ad for free beverage GRI!AEMILE Golf Course 'Q.a 18 Hole Championship Course I " ; / SPRINa SPECIAL $40walking $55includescart 7 days a week Pro Shop 836-2323 playgraeagle.c0m Hwy 89, Graeagle Nakom:o GQlf Resort 2012 is the h:3(the Dragon" NOW OPEN ($2 Draft beers ~ Foreign & Domestic - Friday through Sunday) Golf Special $50 golf with cart 7 days a week through May 14 With mention of this ad 832-5067 348 Bear Run - Clio - OffA-15 2012 NOW OPEN Whitehawk Ranch Golf Club April 27. May 24 Play All Day s95 Located 6 miles south of Graeagle on Highway 89 1-800-332-4295 530-836-0394 www.golfwhitehawk.com May I thru May 20":.:.: Now offering iiolf Instruction with Greg Killingsworth PGA Professional Instruction in total game improvement from short game to full swing - Includs putting, chipping, wedge and course management Call Greg 825-3J468 Enjoy a meal at the Diamond in the Rough Care May 13 - Mother's Day Special All meals s5 oo 7 am ,m [ tAmeS [Wednesday & Saturdays in May] DAYS- S29 for'18 holes with cart " Diamond Mountain Golf Course : Tee Times: 257-2520 1470-$35 Circle Dr. Susanville