Local Sports in Brief: Central Arizona Horseshoe Club posts results
Central Arizona Horseshoe Club ‘Veterans’ tournament results
On Aug. 5, the Central Arizona Horseshoe Club played its annual “Veterans” tournament. There were 13 participants from the tri-city area of Prescott and from around Arizona. Results were as follows. In Class A: First place – Herb Baggett of Prescott Valley; second – Jay Mast of Prescott; third – Trisha Hoshaw of Mesa. In Class B: First place – Ron Davis of Cordes Lakes; second – Debbie Nay of Prescott Valley; third – Tony White of Prescott. In Class C: first place – Gail Jedlund of Prescott; second – Emmett Jones of Phoenix; third – Tom Missey of Prescott Valley. Once again, Herb Baggett was Tournament Champion. A great time was had by all. Great fellowship! Great weather! Great sport! The Club’s next tournament will be the annual “Cooler Than The Valley” on Aug. 19. Saturday’s tournament was played at the Central Arizona Horseshoe Club courts, located at the American Legion Park. The park is located on Bob Street, just off of Navajo Drive in Prescott Valley. The Club’s courts are open to the public 24 hours a day/seven days a week, with the exception of tournament days. It’s a great family sport; stop by and check us out. For more information, call John Nay at 928-379-1922.
Antelope Hills Ladies’ Golf Association’s play of the day was “ABCD Teams” Aug. 10 on the South Course in Prescott. Taking first place was the team of Barb Hoffnagle and Julie Cargill with an 88 score. Tying for second place were the teams of Corrie Widmer, Diane Flannery, Jeanne McGuire and Susie Savioni & Karen Jennings, Sara Cox, Sue Gibson and Kathy Wherley with identical 92s. In fourth place was the team of Gayle Rendleman, Kathy Burns, Pat Downey and Lynne Getman with a 93. Closest to the Pin winners were Sue Gibson on hole No. 5 and Suzanne Springer on No. 11. Low gross of the week went to Springer with an 83 score. Sara Cox took low net of the week with a 66. Karen Jennings fired a hole-in-one on No. 15.
The format for Quailwood Greens Men’s Club was “Four Clubs and a Putter” Aug. 9 on the course near Dewey. The winners were as follows. In the A flight, first gross went to Stewart Hopkins, first net went to Walker Loop, second gross went to Marcus Dunsworth, second net went to Ed Haga, third gross went to Cliff Hallam and third net went to Bob Meuers. In the B flight, first gross went to Doug Schkenker, first net went to Pat Vicks, second gross went to Ken Lincks, second net went to Frank Knowles, third gross went to Dan Wildes and third net went to Jim O’Connor. Closest to the Pin winners were: Jim O’Connor (hole No. 2), Bob Meuers (No. 3), Marcus Dunsworth (Nos. 5 and 7), Mike Tucker (No. 11), Ken Lincks (No. 13) and Walker Loop (No. 16).
Phillips Classic golf tournament Aug. 26 at Capital Canyon Club
The Kiwanis Club of Prescott is sponsoring the fourth annual John F. Phillips Classic Memorial Golf Tournament, which will be played with a shotgun start at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 26, at the Capital Canyon Club, 2060 Golf Club Lane in Prescott. Check-in is at noon for the 18-hole tournament, which costs $125 per player or $500 per foursome. Format is “Best Ball Scramble.” Registered men’s and women’s players may also compete in the Closest to the Pin and Longest Drive competitions. Proceeds will go to benefit Yavapai County Education Foundation (YCEF). Several prizes will be handed out, and a dinner buffet is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. For tournament or sponsorship information, call Tom Fuentes at 928-350-8623 or 310-561-2406, or email him at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Free Yavapai College Youth Soccer Clinic Aug. 19 in Prescott
Members of the 2017 Yavapai College soccer team will conduct one more free youth soccer clinic Saturday, Aug. 19, at Ken Lindley Field in Prescott. The clinic takes place from 9-10:30 a.m. Boys and girls ages 5-16 are eligible to participate. No registration is required. If possible, participants should bring their own soccer balls. All participants will receive a special soccer souvenir gift. Come meet the 2017 Roughriders before their season opener Aug. 22!
Desert Roses to host shotgun shooting sports field day Aug. 20
The Desert Roses women’s shotgun program at the Ben Avery Clay Target Center will be heading north Aug. 20 to host a shotgun shooting sports field day at the Prescott Valley Trap and Skeet Club in Dewey. This in an introductory event, designed to teach women shooters of all skill levels about firearm safety and the fundamentals of marksmanship. Participants also will learn about the history of shotguns, firearm framework, ammunition, basic shooting technique, and a shooting sports overview, followed by an afternoon in the field with individual and group instruction from Ben Avery Clay Target Center range masters. The event is 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. A $10 registration fee includes eye and ear protection, loaner shotguns, ammunition and targets. The Prescott Valley Trap and Skeet Club is located at 10800 AZ-69 in Dewey. For more information about the Ben Avery Clay Target Center, visit www.azgfd.com/shooting or call (623) 434-8119.
Chino Mudder 5K returns Aug. 26 in Chino Valley
Imagine traversing a fun-filled 5K course while testing your skills on more than 20 creative and challenging mud-themed stations. Maybe you know of a business, team or family your team would like to challenge? Join the fun on Saturday, Aug. 26, at Old Home Manor in Chino Valley as the Chino Mudder returns. Individuals and teams of all ages may participate, and costumes are encouraged. First wave goes at 8 a.m. For more information and/or to register, visit: chinomudder.com. The race, sponsored by the Town of Chino Valley, is located off of Perkinsville Road and Old Home Manor Drive in the northeastern part of town. Proceeds from the Mudder benefit future parks and recreation facilities for persons of all ages in Chino Valley.
Attention senior bowlers! It’s not too late to register for the Yesterday’s Kids League this winter at Antelope Lanes in Prescott Valley. For more information, call Antelope Lanes at 928-772-7337 or the league secretary at 928-775-3746.
Pioneer Bowling League in Prescott conducted a team captains’ meeting Aug. 2 at Plaza Bowl to set up a playing schedule for the 2017-18 season. The league season began at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 9. Practice starts at 6:10 p.m., with bowling getting underway at approximately 6:20 on Wednesdays. For more information, call Cal Cordes at 928-583-4258.
Upcoming pickleball tournaments
Interested in seeing real competitive pickleball locally without going all the way to Phoenix? There are a couple of scheduled tournaments right here in the Prescott area. They include the Prescott Lakes Senior Pickleball Tournament at the Club at Prescott Lakes from Aug. 18-20, and the Mile High Pickleball Tournament from Sept. 10-13. These tournaments are open to the public and admission is free. For more information about the tournaments, contact Bob Atherton at 928-499-2498 or by email at: email@example.com.