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Wednesday, July 15, 2009 Tuesday, July 14, 2009 Bulletin, Progressive, PinePress, Reporter, Record, Lassen County Times Cou ........ " .......... HIGH [qTRY GOLF Hole in One On July 9, during the annual Fiesta invitational tourna- ment hosted by the Graea- gle Meadows Women's Golf Club, Debbie Peterson, right, aced the 12th hole. This was her first hole-in-one in the thousands of rounds she has played over the years. Until July 9, there had not been a .... hole-in-one in the women's club for several years. Below, from left, are the other members of Debbie's foursome celebrating with her: Linda Bilger, Caren Gleave, Michelle Duchi and Debbie Peterson. Photos submitted .... : ST ALMA00OR WE G O L F C O U R S E Qolf, Cart and Breakfast or Lunch H0nday thru Thursday $35 for 9 holes $45 for 18 holes Friday thru Sunday $39 for 9 holes $49 for 18 holes Twilight Super Savings begins @ 4:30pm unitl July 1 st Bill Kemp Memorial 9 Hole Scramble every Tuesday at 5pm "You Have to Try it" 530-259-4555 for tee times For Tee Times & Information: 530-836-1420 402 Poplar Valley Road Graeagle, California Befriends with your putter JOHN K. ABENDROTH P.G.A. Are you friends with your putter, or do you have a love-hate relationship with the club you finish every hole of golf with. Having a positive attitude about your golf game is very important, but with the put- ter it is probably most impor- tant. The best putters are even a bit arrogant about their putting, but that is just a high degree of positive atti- tude. I have known players who have used the same putter forever. My son Mike has used the same putter for nearly 20 years. On the other hand rumor has it that Arnold Palmer and Vijay Singh have about 1,000 put- ters each. Recently I went through a mini-slump and gave my first string putter a rest. I tried about three of my old standbys, but kept the No. 1 putter nearby. Things can change, and I feel it is healthy to try a dif- ferent putter on occasion to change the look and keep you fresh on alignment. Since I came back to the old putter it has been working pretty well. The late Buddy Allin, who played the PGA Tour for a number of years, had a unique approach to putters. For practice rounds he would use a putter that looked horrible to him, but during a tournament round he would go to "old trusty" and putt very well. Allin was known as a very good putter. Have you heard the old clich6, "Absence makes the heart grow fonder"? This can be applied to my ideas here, as giving the putter a rest knowing you will probably bring it back to the starting line-up. Keep your grip clean, be- cause the feel of your putter is so important, Keep the grip clean for a good feel of the club. But if you putt well, avoid changing the grip. When you change a grip, it can cause the club to feel very differ- ent. If you like your putter, keep the grip clean and avoid changing the grip. Just like our relationships, maybe we need a separate vacation or a little space now and then; it can help your putting and your romantic life. GOLF TOURANMENTS July 25 Lake Almanor West Golf Club is hosting a one man scramble golf tournament, open to the public, to qualify for the California State Fi- nals, which will be held at PGA West in La Quinta Dec. 7-8. The Saturday, July 25 tee time starts at 9 a.m. Players will get more golf for their money and shoot their lowest round ever. There will be two mulligans per hole over 18 holes, played in threesomes, which plays faster than a regular four- man scramble. Entry fee is $37, plus a $23 green fee, if applicable. All players will reaeve tw.o sleeves of.qaylorMade Burn- er TP balls, and a one-year subscription to two maga- zines of their choice, such as Golf Digest, The Fan Issue, Mens Journal, Maxim, etc; See onemanscramble.com for complete details. There will be two divi- sions: A men's event and a se- nior men's event for ages 55- plus. Gross and net winners will advance to a regional championship course in our area in September or Octo- ber. The site is to be deter- mined. From an 18-36 player field, four players will ad- vance (two gross and two net). From a 6-17 player field, two players will advance (one gross and one net). The field will be limited to the first 36 players in each Division to sign up. You can sign up at our pro shop locat- ed at 111 Slim Drive, Chester, or give us a call at 259-4555. You must sign up by July 22 at 5 p.m. Aug. 2 Mt. Huff Golf Course is hosting its Code 3 Tourna- ment Sunday, Aug. 2, to ben- efit Indian Valley Fire and Rescue. Golf and dinner is $55 per person, or dinner is $25 per person. Sign up at the club- house, or call 284-6204.. Aug: i5:22 .... , Eastern Plumas Chamber of Commerce Three-Day Charity Golf Tournament will span a week in a "best ball net" format. Only play- ers with established handi- caps are eligible for the tro- phy, but non-handicapped players are welcome to play. The first tee time for Round One, at Graeagle Meadows Aug. 16, is 9 a.m. The second tee time for Round Two, at Whitehawk Ranch Aug. 18, is 9:30 a.m. Round Three, back at Graeagle Meadows Aug. 19, tees off at 9:30 a.m. The entry fee is $25, green fees will be an.additional cost. Proceeds go to the East- ern Plumas Chamber of Com- merce Kids Athletics. Optional events not includ- ed in the chamber donation include: Blind draw, a two- person team best ball; entry is a $10 buy-in per round (pays two places on a 60-40 split); closest to the pin and shortest par three, a $5 buy- in per round (pays two places on a 60t0 split). There will be an awards banquet after the third round. Oct. 12 Duffers for the Dogs Golf Tournament will be held at Whitehawk Ranch Golf Club. The entry fee is $125 and includes greens fees, cart, use of practice facility, range balls, tee prize, snack and dinner. The dinner starts with no-host cocktails at 5 p.m. and dinner at 6:30 p.m. at the Graeagle Fire Hall: For more information, con- tact Karen Neely at 836-2960 or Debbie Peterson at 836-2126. To have your golf tourna- ment included on this calen- dar, email all pertinent infor- mation to sports@plumas- news.corn, or fax it to 283- 3952, attention Shannon. ,' *Coupon Special* I Play any day after 1:00 ! ! i Includes golf & cart I $27- 9 holes $40- 18 holes I ' Public Ten Play Cards I | Now available for $220 - with card, 9 holes is only $22 any time of the day | ' S00gn up now- Junior Golf Clinics ' I I I Held every week all summer!!! 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