(Apple Valley)- – Here’s your chance to be a part of history! Come out and play at Apple Valley Golf Course’s grand opening tournament October 1st. Check-in and continental breakfast begins at 8 a.m. for a 9 a.m. shotgun start with a scramble format.
The tournament is just one facet of a multi-day celebration that will begin Thursday, September 29, when the Apple Valley Chamber of Commerce hosts a mixer and ribbon cutting at the club house from 4 to 7 p.m.
The celebration will conclude Sunday with a “Demo Day” and open house from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tour the facilities and enjoy $1 hot dogs and beverages. Activities will include free mini lessons by PGA pros, a free bounce house and birdie ball hitting cage for the kids and displays by Titleist, Taylor Made, Cleveland and more.
Prizes for the tournament will be awarded for first, second and third place teams plus the “Get A Slice” award. Registration is $85 for an individual player or $300 per foursome. Fees include cart rental, green fees, tee prizes, continental breakfast, award banquet, one on-course beverage and a commemorative team photo. Prizes will also be awarded for the winners of the Closest to the Pin contest and the putting green “bowling” contest.
Proceeds from the tournament will support the Town’s Healthy Apple Valley program.
There are still a few tee sponsorships and participation sponsorships that include golf slots available to businesses or individuals interested in gaining exposure to tournament participants and attendees. Call (760) 240-7000 ext. 7072 for sponsorship information.
The Apple Valley Golf Course is located at 15200 Rancherias Road at Highway 18 in Apple Valley. The course celebrates its 63rd anniversary under new ownership by the Town of Apple Valley and has played host to stars like Bob Hope, Desi Arnaz and championship golfers Arnold Palmer, Mike Souchak and others. Monthly passes and twilight rates are available.
For more information call (760) 242-3653 or visit www.avcc.com.