James Holley (Chatsworth, College of Canyons) won the Simi Valley amateur title by two strokes Sunday, finishing with a final-round 65. He opened with a 67 on Saturday. Here’s the release from Simi Hills Golf Course: Continue reading →
Tiger Woods announced on his Web site that he’ll play in the PGA Championship – the season’s final major – and also entered next week’s WGC-Bridgestone next week. The PGA Championship is the following week. Still no idea who he’ll have on his bag since he fired caddie Stevie Williams.
Tierra Rejada has lowered its green fees to $40 on its green tees during the month of August, Monday through Friday. The green tees are part of the ”tee it forward” program in which golfers play a shorter course, which is scheduled to induce more fun, lower scores and shorter rounds. For more information, check out the special at www.tierrarejada.com.
Robert Garrigus details in an interview with Golf DigestGolf Digest how he used to smoke mariijuana during rounds on the Nationwide Tour in 2002. Garrigus has since quit drugs and his life and career are back on track.
Great read. One such interesting quote on how players smoked during rounds: “We always talked about it. You could go in the Porta John and take your drags,” Garrigus told the magazine.
You’re a junior! Junior golfers can play on LA county courses, like Knollwood and El Cariso, for the month of July.
Supervisor Don Knabe declared July ”Junior Golfers Appreciation Month” in Los Angeles County, so green fees have been reduced for 31 days for youngsters. The motion was unanimously approved and started Friday.
“Youth sports programs have traditionally been valuable recreational activities for the young residents of Los Angeles County,” Knabe said in a release. “Not only do they offer an opportunity for kids of all ages to learn new, physical, social and mental skills, but youth sports also serve as a crime deterrent. This is a great way for us to show our appreciation to all of our young junior golfers who use our county golf courses.”