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September 23, 2022

  By BRUCE MEADOWS     SEPTEMBER 2022 What’s old is new again . . . Many years ago, while perusing the merchandise at a local charity thrift store, I spotted a barrel of miscellaneous golf clubs priced at $5. I tend to think along the lines of “you never know if you don’t look,”…

September 6, 2022

    By BRUCE MEADOWS        SEPTEMBER 2022       First Tee comes to Foxtail GC . . .      The First Tee program is being introduced at Foxtail with instructors Matt Anderson and Jason Schmuhl leading the way.  A six-week has already started with another six-week class set for the beginning of…

August 15, 2022

  By BRUCE MEADOWS     AUGUST 2022       Good idea, but is it legal ? ? ?     This happened quite a few years ago but it always stuck with me.     I was playing golf with a good friend, a lefty.     We both hit our drives on a par-4 hole,…

August 1, 2022

By BRUCE MEADOWS    AUGUST 2022       More changes at BV . . .     Bob Borowicz has been the face of golf at Bennett Valley GC for a long, long time, but things have changed.    Touchstone Golf has taken over management of the 18-hole Santa Rosa course, which at one point was in…

June 8, 2022

     JUNE 2022       By BRUCE MEADOWS New and old look at Bennett Valley     Bennett Valley, the only true public, 18-hole golf course in Santa Rosa, has been in the news a lot lately.    Will the course close in the future?  Will it be reduced to 9 holes? Will the course be eliminated…

May 26, 2022

    By BRUCE MEADOWS        MAY 2022       Peterson claims County Golf title…     Travis Peterson shot rounds of 71-69–140 to capture first place in the Championship Flight of the 2022 Sonoma County Open earlier this month at Foxtail Golf Course in Rohnert Park.    Sonoma State senior Lexi Nielson claimed…

May 13, 2022

By BRUCE MEADOWS   MAY 2022       Changes at Valley of the Moon     There are some significant changes at Valley of the Moon Golf Club, as announced by General Manager Hilary Gruendle this past week.    Head Pro Chapman Dundas will be moving to a new position as Director of Instruction. And Khiana Schmuhl…

April 5, 2022

         By BRUCE MEADOWS        April 2022   Hoff off to great start . . .    Windsor’s Will Hoff, playing in his first AGJA tournament on his home turf, made an impressive showing recently.     Hoff, a member of the Windsor High golf team, carded a 3-under-par 141, including…

March 11, 2022

      MARCH 2022      BRUCE MEADOWS   Don’t blow it in the wind . . .    This is the time of year when wind can affect your game, for better but more often for worse.     Received a note from the people at Gravity Golf with a few suggestions about what…

February 8, 2022

      By BRUCE MEADOWS   FEBRUARY 2022   Sonoma County Open coming up . . .     The 2022 Sonoma County Open is not that far off, this year’s tournament scheduled May14-15 at Foxtail GC in Rohnert Park.    Format will be 36-hole stroke play and there is something for everybody with…