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SkyRidge Golf hosts tourneys, junior camp

SkyRidge Golf Course, 7015 Old Olympic Highway, is home to a pair of tourneys and a junior golf camp this March.

On Saturday, March 13, SkyRidge hosts the Saint Paddy's tournament. The tourney format is a four-person scramble with a shotgun start at 9:30 a.m. Cost is $160 per team with an optional honey pot.

The event features prizes and a traditional Irish stew served for lunch. A big break skills challenge follows the tourney. Golfers are encouraged to wear kilt-and-knicker outfits, with a prize for the best-dressed "hooligan" set to be awarded.

The Gut Buster, Sky-Ridge's signature tournament, is set for a 9 a.m. start on Saturday, March 20.

Both men and women play 18 holes, with men playing from the black tees

and women playing the silver tees.

The tourney features gross and net division prizes, four KP prizes. Range balls, long putt contest and lunch are included in the entry. Players are encouraged to set up their own foursomes. Cost is $55 per player.

SkyRidge is home to a three-day junior golf camp that starts on Monday, March 29. Camp times are 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Boys and girls ages 6-15 are welcome.

SkyRidge golf staffers provide the instruction. Cost is $50 per player with an additional $30 per sibling. Fee includes snacks and drinks, as well as a camp T-shirt and group photo. On March 31 - the last day - campers and instructors venture onto the golf course to play a few holes.

For more information about these or other upcoming tournaments and events, call 683-3673.

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