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Bulletin, Progressive, PinePress, Reporter, Record Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2009 3C WEEKLY GUIDE TO ........ THE LOI "AL GOLF.. SCENE .Q Woods not at his best this year and now, with his dour behavior at the PGA, Tiger should give further thought to his position as a major role model, possibly the largest role model of all HOOKED on GOLF sports. It is said Tiger is fined of- JOHN K. ABENDROTH ten on tour for foul language P.G.A. and you know there are kids nearby who will hear that It sounds like Yogi Berra and figure that if their role when I say that Tiger Woods model can do it... then it is is not at his best, when he is not at his best. OK for the rest of us. Under the rules of golf the What I meant by that Yo- gism is that Tiger is not used etiquette section was given to loosing golf champi- new power a few years ago. onships, and he showed,it re- The committee can further cently with his loss at the penalize or disqualify a play- er if his actions are not ac- PGA Championship to Y.E. Yang from Korea, the first ceptable during the playing Asian to win a major golf of a golf event. championship on the men's In helping run a few junior tour. golf events over the years, After the round, Tiger did we would be required to pc- not do the conciliatory inter- nalize a junior player for do- view with CBS. It's also ru- ing some of the things Tiger mored he blew offmost of the Woods does, and he has won five events this year. In the autograph seekers that stick PGA he finished second... around and are usually able what a disaster! to get a good bounty of auto- The teams for the Presi- graphs. You could see the frustration from Tiger miss- dent's Cup at Harding Park have been mostly finalized, ing putts on many of the with the captain's picks, two holes on his last round en- route to a 75. each, still to come Sept. 8. Greg Norman seems to have When we think about the a huge choice of players for spectacular rounds Tiger plays, he often needs a few his two while Fred Couples has said he will pick Hunter long putts to drop or the all- or-none shot over'the trees. Mahan for sure, leaving him Is he luckier than most? just one more pick. Players Possibly he takes more making a push at the PGA to chances, because second make the team were Y.E. place means less to him than Yang, coming from nowhere and Tim Clark taking the fi- the others who really need nal spot. Justin Leonard has the second place money, had several good events this Tiger has been "The Tour" summer to grab the last spot for a number of years and for the Red, White and Blue. has done great things with Remember his putt in his educational facility, his Boston? Wow! foundation and clinics that he does from time to time. Stay in touch, and drop me a question if you like via But ... we saw him pounding . john@hookedongolf.com. clubs at the British Open ., .. .......... Featured course Lake Almanor Country Club offers a fun nine-hole golf course on the Almanor Peninsula, and it is open to the public. For tee times, call 259-2868. Aug. 30 The third annual Chester High School golf team four- person scramble tourna- ment will be held Sunday, Aug. 30, at Bailey Creek Golf Course. Check in is at 8:30 a.ra., with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. A barbecue lunch will im- mediately follow the tourna- ment. There will be a longest dri- ve contest and a closest-to- the-pin contest on every par three. The $90 entry fee includes golf, cart, range balls, barbe- cue lunch and prize fund. "I would personally like to thank everyone who has supported this tournament in the past," said Chester golf coach Bob Brockway. "We have used the funds to purchase a variety of golf equipment including golf shirts, team bags, raingear, golf shoes and golf balls. "We have also won our league for the past three years and have placed first or second in the Division III championships. With your continued support, Chester High School will continue to have one of the best golf pro- grams in North State. Thank you again, and I look for- ward to seeing you Aug. 30." If you are not able to play in the tournament and would like to donate to the Chester High School golf team, contact Bailey Creek Golf Course and ask for Ron- nie Theobald, or email ron- nie@baileycreek.com. Sept. 12 The Lake Almanor Elks Lodge is sponsoring the sec- ond annual Dave Alcorn Golf Tournament Saturday, Sept. 12, at Lake Almanor West Golf Course. The tournament will bene- fit the youth program at Chester High School. Regis- tration for the best ball scramble begins at 8 a.m., GOLF TOURNAMENTS with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. There will be awards for first and second place, longest ball and closest to the pin. A barbecue will fol- low at the Lake Almanor West Recreation Area. The cost is $80 per person, and golfers must register by Sept. 1. Entry forms are available from David Price Jeweler at 216 Main Street in Chester, or at Lake A1- manor West Golf Course. For additional informa- tion, call Hal Martin at 259- 2667 or Jim Alexander at 259-5342. Sept. 20 The Greenville High School Boosters' golf tourna- ment will be held Sunday, Sept. 20, at Mt. Huff Golf Course. The four-person scramble costs $60 per person and in- cludes dinner and awards. To sign up, call Lisa at 284-1473. team's gross score counts,at 530-832-6564 or One hundred percent of jaguiar@ephc.org. all money raised will go to the EPHC facility headquar- Oct. 12 tered in Portola. Last year, Duffers for the Dogs Golf over $24,000 was donated to Tournament will be held at the hospital. This year, the Whitehawk Ranch Golf target is a wireless teleme- Club. The entry fee is $125 try teleport which will send and includes greens fees, an EKG from the ambulance cart; use of practice facility, to the hospital, range balls, tee prize, snack If you or your organiza- and dinner. The dinner tion would like to be recog- starts with no-host cocktails nized as a sponsor, a series at 5 p.m. and dinner at 6:30 of options are available. For p.m. at the Graeagle Fire $1000, you get recognition Hall. and the privilege of naming For more information, your own foursome, which contact Karen Neely at 836- will play free. A donation of 2960 or Debbie Peterson at $800 will get you recognition 836-2126. and two free golfers. $600 is the minimum for being To have yourgolftourna- named as a sponsor, ment included on this calen- If you would like more in- dar, email all pertinent in- formation or want to get on formation to the list as a golfer, tee spon- sprts@plumasnews'cm' or sor, charity sponsor or vol- fax it to 283-3952, atterition unteer, contact Julie Aguiar Shannon. HWY 89 & ARLINGTON RD. CRESCENT MILLS 4528 yards ... Par 66 9 Holes: s15 18 Holes: $22 SAT., AUG. All-You-Can-Eat SPAGHETTI DINNER *8 per person 6:30pm Cocktails at 6:00 After Dinner, play in the NIGHT TOURNAMENT per person m~t':.i,Z:.lk'feliJIelllllmli~,JJ~ml[~lfoi,J,~lmm~n[~o~:~[elim~l~ Restaurant Open: 1 lam-3pm Call for tee times 284-6204, Oct. 1 The annual Eastern Plumas Health Care Golf Tournament will be held Oct. 1 at Whitehawk Ranch Golf Club. The entry fee this year is just $100 per golfer until Aug. 31, and includes the green fee, use of the practice facility, a box lunch, tee prizes and after golf hors d'doeurves. There will be a pre-tourna- ment horse race, a closest- to-the-pin contes.t and a silent auction. The tourna- ment begins at 11 a.m: with a shotgun start. The Care Flight helicopter will make a landing and free blood pressure checks will be available. This year's tournament will boast two formats. If you have an established handicap, choose the best ball net format. If you do not have a handicap, play in the scramble, where only your V I I I I I I I m m ii m i m m m m Wednesday, Women Guest 18 holes with cart s29 Thursday - Senior Guest 18 holes with cart s29 I I I I I Happy Hour in the I I ' Sand Trap Bar & Grill i I Fri. & Sat. 4--6pm I ' '1 draft beer ' I I Snacks available K-mmmmmmmmmmmmlmmmmmmmmJ DIAMON MOUNTAIN golf club Operated & maintained by Dan Kowall, PGA Professional a Air Force One Driver Large selection of $19900 Hybrids from $49 Logo Shirts s19" Nike Golf Shoes or 2 for $35 from s59" PLEASE CALL FOR TEE TIMES ~ 257-2520