Bella Vista Golf Fest
The second annual Bella Vista Golf Fest is a free event open to golfers throughout Northwest Arkansas. Eight of the largest golf manufacturers (Titleist, Foot-Joy, Taylor-Made, Ping, Golf Buddy, Maui Jim Sunglasses, Cobra, and Callaway) will showcase their newest equipment, along with ball and club fitting experts -- to ensure golfers are playing with the proper equipment. The Golf Fest is held at the Tanyard Creek Practice Center at 10 Nature Trail Lane and is open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 14.
More than 500 golfers are expected to attend Northwest Arkansas' largest Demo Day. Along with the vendors' merchandise, the Golf Fest will feature free golf clinics, a putting, hitting complimentary range balls and drawings for prizes. In addition, guests will experience the latest launch monitors, get to trade in old clubs and shop one-day sales at Bella Vista's five Golf Pro Shops.
For more information about Bella Vista's second annual Golf Fest or to schedule a time for club fitting with a specific vendor, please call 479-855-5079.
Lions 16th annual Golf Classic
Golfers and sponsors are requested for the 16th annual Gravette High School Lions Golf Classic. The event is set for Saturday, May 5, "Rain or Shine" at the Scotsdale Golf Course in Bella Vista. The classic is open to men and women golfers, and includes a four-person scramble, automatic two-putt, flight after play and pro-drive. There will be a shotgun start at 8 a.m., and lunch will be served after play at the Highlands Club House. Prizes will be awarded for closest to the pin, hole-in-one and longest drive. The cost for the four-person scramble is $70 for those with a seat lease or private cart, and $90 for those without a lease or private cart. Golf fees are included.
Corporate and hole sponsorships are greatly appreciated to support Gravette High School activities. Individuals or businesses may sponsor a hole with a donation of $100 or more. Corporate sponsorships may be obtained for donations ranging from $250 to $1,000. Corporate sponsors will receive player entries for two to eight people, depending on the level of donation. Hosted by the Gravette High School Boosters, this golf event is a major fundraiser for drama, music, cheerleader, athletic and academic programs for the school. Call John Edwards at 479-876-1192, Jack Skillett at 479-876-6841 or Norman Mitchell at 479-787-4184 for registration and hole sponsorship information.
The registration deadline is May 2, and limited to the first 144 registered entries.
Lads & Lassies Golf Tournament
The Lads & Lassies annual golf tournament will be held Saturday, May 12, at the Scotsdale Golf Course. This event is a couples scramble (one man, one woman) with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start. Cost is $60 a team and lunch is included. Prizes will be handed out at lunch. All profits from this tournament will be used for enhancements and improvements to the Scotsdale course. Registration forms are available at the golf pro shops. Registration and check should be mailed to Dwight Allsup, 20 Scotsdale Place, Bella Vista, AR 72715. Check should be made out to Lads and Lassies for Scotsdale.
Entry deadline is Friday, April 20, and limited to the first 72 registered teams.
Fun Fore All Golf Tournament
The Bella Vista Courtesy Van's fifth annual "Fun Fore All Golf Tournament" will be held Friday, June 1, at Kingswood golf course. This year men, women and mixed teams will be welcome for an open four person scramble (2 flights) with a shotgun start. There will be prizes awarded, snacks and water on the course during play with lunch provided at the Kingsdale Pavilion. Hole sponsorships, both business and individual, are available for $100. Registration forms are available at the golf pro shops or call Jerry Ponder at 479-268-4236 with any questions.
Registration deadline is Friday, May 25, and limited to the first 36 registered teams.
Women's 5-Hole Golf
The Women's 5-Hole Golf Association welcomes new members throughout the season which is from April 22 through Oct. 29. Play is at the Metfield Brittany Golf Course at 9 a.m. on Monday mornings. In July and August play begins at 7:30 a.m. This is a casual fun group with no handicap in which players score the first five holes and usually play a scramble the last four. Players may choose to walk or ride. For more information and an application, please visit our website at https://sites.google.com/site bv5wga or try BV 5-Hole Women's Golf/to join.
Women's 9-Hole Golf Association
The Bella Vista Women's 9-Hole Golf Association is accepting applications for the 2018 golf season. Golf rounds are played on Monday mornings from April 2 through Oct. 22 on Kingswood and Berksdale golf courses. Members sign up by Monday night to play the following Monday with four flights set by members' handicaps. Membership dues are $30 plus a $6 handicap fee (if not paid through another group) and an optional $2 for Hole-in-One prize. Applications are available at all pro shops and on the www.BV9WGA.com website.
Men's 9-Hole Golf Association
The Bella Vista Men's Nine Hole Golf Association is accepting membership applications for the 2018 golf season. Golf play is April through October on Wednesday mornings, with reserved tee times and four handicapped flights. Banquets are held in the spring and fall. The association offers weekly hole and flight prizes and supports local charities. Applications for this membership are available in pro shops and online at the BVPOA website at https://sites.google.com/bv9holemga/home.
Oldes 9-Hole Golf Group
The Oldes Golf Group is seeking new members for the 2018 season. The Oldes play on Tuesday mornings with tee times and play at all of the Bella Vista courses. Most of the weekly golf events are at Berksdale and Kingswood. Texas Scramble is played most often to make the games fair for all participants. All handicaps are accepted and there is no fee to join the group. Contact Barry Owen at 479-876-8432 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
44 Couples 18-Hole Golf Club
The 44 Club league is accepting applications for new members. The 2018 season begins Saturday, April 28. The 44 Couples Golf Club is a league of couples, who enjoy playing golf and meeting other couples. The league's focus is to make golf enjoyable and entertaining. The league plays once a month on Saturday at a variety of golf courses in Bella Vista. The league plays handicapped events with four flights. After golf, the players meet for a lunch or dinner to share experiences and collect prizes. All golfers are welcome! Applications can be obtained from Bella Vista Pro Shops or by email request at email@example.com.
Sports on 04/11/2018
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