(Apple Valley)– The Town of Apple Valley will celebrate ownership of the Golf Course formerly known as the Apple Valley Country Club with a multi-day line-up of events.
The Apple Valley Chamber of Commerce will host a mixer and ribbon cutting at the club house on Thursday, September 29 from 4 to 7 p.m.
Golfers are encouraged to sign up now for a spot in the charity tournament on Saturday, October 1. Check-in and continental breakfast begins at 8 a.m. for a 9 a.m. shotgun start with a scramble format. Prizes 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.
Plaques will also be awarded for the winners of the Closest to the Pin contest and the putting green “bowling” contest. Additional opportunities include a Hole-In-One and On-the-Green/Off-the-Green prizes. Mulligans and “Buy a Drive from a Pro” tickets will also be available.
Proceeds from the tournament will support the Town’s Healthy Apple Valley program. Sponsor opportunities are still available.
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, Calloway, Cleveland and more.
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 grand opening, tournament and sponsor information call (760) 240-7000 x 7072. For golf course information or tee times call (760) 242-3653 or visit www.avcc.com.