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Antelope Hills men’s club claims McCarley Cup

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Antelope Hills captain Bill Huth, left, Mack McCarley, center, and Mile High captain Bob Bailie pose for a photo with the sixth annual McCarley Cup Golf Tournament trophy on Sept. 3 in Prescott. (Ron Weiss/Courtesy)

Antelope Hills captain Bill Huth, left, Mack McCarley, center, and Mile High captain Bob Bailie pose for a photo with the sixth annual McCarley Cup Golf Tournament trophy on Sept. 3 in Prescott. (Ron Weiss/Courtesy)

The sixth annual McCarley Cup Golf Tournament was held Sept. 3, with the Antelope Hills men’s club defeating Mile High men’s club in match play, 40-1/2 to 39-1/2. Eighty players split into two-man teams, with six best-ball holes and six alternate shot holes keeping them busy. The cup is named after Mack McCarley, the long-time teaching golf pro at Antelope Hills Golf Course. Captains Bill Huth and Bob Bailie represented Antelope Hills and Mile High, respectively.

New Horizons’ inaugural charity golf tournament set for Oct. 6 at Antelope Hills

New Horizons Disability Empowerment Center is presenting its “Help Others Take a Swing” inaugural charity golf tournament at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at Antelope Hills Golf Course, 1 Perkins Drive, in Prescott. Sign-in is from 7:30-8:30 a.m. on the Oct. 6. Cost is $85 per person or $300 per foursome. Lunch from 1-2:30 p.m. is included, and it will feature a grilled chicken fajita buffet. Tournament proceeds will support the advancement and development of classes and mentor-led support programs, as well as computer lab classes, adaptive fitness programs and living well with a disability classes, among others. A hole-in-one challenge, kiddie pool splash challenge, closest to the pin contest, longest-drive contest, 50/50 KP challenge, putting tournament and chipping tournament will also be part of the festivities. Tickets for a raffle will cost $1 each. For more information about the event, call 928-772-1266 or visit nhdec.org.

Pickleball under the lights Sept. 17 at Prescott Athletic Club

Prescott Athletic Club, 1 Kingswood Drive in Prescott, invites the public to the grand opening of its “Starry Night Lights” pickleball competition at 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17. Admission is free, and folks are encouraged to bring a friend. If you haven’t played pickleball before, Prescott Athletic Club provides equipment and will show you the rules. For more information, call Amber at 928-227-3417.

2 local youth fencers win Prescott Fall Classic

Two young local fencers won medals at the annual Prescott Fall Classic Fencing Tournament at Prescott High School over the Labor Day weekend. Benjamin Sagor of Paulden won the gold medal in epee for youth 14 and under, and the silver medal in foil for youth 14 and under. Colton Williams of Prescott Valley won the bronze medal in foil for youth 12 and under.

There were 88 fencers from Arizona, Nevada and California who competed in the two-day tournament with events in three weapons, including foil, epee and saber. Several nationally rated fencers participated, and four of them were from the club in Prescott. The local fencing club, Salle d’Escrime of Prescott, played host to the tournament. The club has seen growth recently in father/son duo, and club membership is open to people of all ages. Those interested in learning this aerobic sport should call Patricia Waples at 928-776-7150. The club meets Tuesday and Thursday evenings at the Prescott Athletic Club in the Kingswood area of Prescott.

Kiwanis Club of Prescott hosts Phillips Classic golf tournament Sept. 22 at StoneRidge

The Kiwanis Club of Prescott will play host to the fifth annual John F. Phillips Classic Memorial Golf Tournament at noon Saturday, Sept. 22. Golfer check-in is at noon, followed by a shotgun start at 1:30 p.m., at StoneRidge Golf Course, 1601 Bluff Top Drive, in Prescott Valley. Cost is $110 per player, which includes 18 holes of golf, a cart, a buffet dinner and prizes, including a 50/50 raffle. Dinner-only guests pay $33 per person.

Yavapai County tennis tournament set for Sept. 21-23 in Prescott

The 2018 Yavapai County NTRP Tournament is scheduled to take place Friday, Sept. 21, through Sunday, Sept. 23, at Yavapai College in Prescott. The divisions include: Men’s and women’s singles, NTRP 3.0-50; men’s and women’s doubles, open NTRP 6.0-10.0; and mixed doubles, open NTRP 6.0-10.0. Register at usta.com using tournament ID 750018718. Draws are limited, and players are required to register by Sept. 17. For more information, contact tournament director Dave Hibbs at 406-871-0377, or email onehibbee@hotmail.com.