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2019 Rules Workshop -- USGA Rule Changes

The Bella Vista Women's Golf Club Rules Committee is hosting the "2019 Rules Workshop" beginning at 7:45 a.m. with a continental breakfast followed by the workshop at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, March 21, at Riordan Hall, located at 3 Riordan Drive in Bella Vista. Darrl Muldoon, director of golf operations and his staff will review many of the changes to the USGA rules. There will be an opportunity for Q&A. All members and area women are invited to attend this informative workshop. For more information, visit the website at

Women's 5-Hole Golf

Women who are interested in a no handicap casual golf group are invited to a drop in at the Meet 'n Greet Coffee between 10 a.m. and noon Monday, March 18, at Riordan Hall. Registration forms will be available at this meet.

The group plays on Monday mornings at the Brittany course and has the choice to either walk or ride. Dues are only $12. Play starts April 1 and runs through October. You can join at any time by checking out the website -- Women's 5-hole golf under POA golf. This is the longest running women's golf group in the village started by a group who wanted to play a casual, no handicap game of golf. Today most play nine, but only score the first 5 holes. Those who wish to join by mail can get their registration form online and mail it with a check made out to Women's 5- hole golf to Connie Johnson at 19 Chapel Lane, Bella Vista, AR 72715. You may also email her at

Women's 9-Hole Golf Association

The Women's 9-Hole Golf Association is about making friends, playing golf and promises of warm weather and warm friendships. The typical season runs from April to September, with play on Monday mornings. The Spring Brunch will be held on Monday, March 25, at Riordan Hall, with more details to follow. For information, call Susan at 630-217-8214 or Jane at 479-586-1898. For new players interested in signing up, the membership application and much more is on the website at

Women's 18-Hole Golf Club

Bella Vista Women's Golf Club is accepting new and returning members. The club promotes fun, friendship and golf with a motto of "Be Courteous, Be Kind, Be Kind to the Course." The season begins in April and runs through October, with play every Thursday morning. Membership digital applications are now available, with additional information, on the website at

Oldes 9-Hole Golf Group

The Oldes Golf Group in Bella Vista is seeking new members for its 9-hole 2019 season which runs from April to the end of October. Play is Tuesday mornings at all Bella Vista courses, with 13 of its events at Kingswood/Berksdale. This group plays from the Red Tees with a Texas Scramble every week. All skill levels of golfers are welcome and all weekly events are handicapped. There is a $3 entry fee per event. Contact Barry Owen at 479-876-8432 or email

Men's 9-Hole Golf Association

The Men's 9-Hole Golf Association is currently accepting membership applications for the 2019 golf season. Play is on Wednesdays, with tee times, four handicapped flights and weekly sponsored prizes on all holes. The association also holds a spring and fall banquet. Applications are available in the pro shops and can be downloaded from the POA website as well as from For additional information, call Dale Schofield, membership chairman, at 479-553-7067.

Men's 18-Hole Golf Association

The Men's Golf Association (MGA) is accepting new members to join the 2019 Tuesday golf league. Current and new members can sign up on the website at for the 2019 season beginning in February. The MGA is open to both POA members and non-POA members. Play begins on Tuesday, April 2, and ends Tuesday, Oct. 29. The format is organized for golfers of all ages, abilities and handicaps, with easy weekly online signup, play in the morning or afternoon, shotgun start at the Bella Vista course of the week, spring and fall banquets and players cup competition. Additional information is available on the website. Member signup is required and may be completed by using the membership signup option located on the website. Forward a check in the amount of $70 to cover annual dues, payable to "MGA" to MGA Membership, Bill Harris, 2 Kirk circle, Bella Vista, AR 72715.

This association is holding a preseason member/guest tournament in a 2-man scramble format. Guests do not have to be sponsored by an MGA member and players are responsible for their own green fees and carts. There is a $5 entry fee payable the day of the tournament. Additional information on date, time and course may be found on the entry forms; they can be filled out at any pro-shop or at Golf Operations in Bella Vista.

Sports on 03/06/2019

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