Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley is excited to announce Santa Clarita’s Inaugural Amateur Golf Tournament, the Santa Clarita Valley Championship, to be held at the Sand Canyon Country Club on Saturday and Sunday, April 27-28.
The tournament is open to all golfers who want to compete for the title of Best Amateur Golfer in the Santa Clarita Valley.
The title sponsors are IHOP of Saugus & Canyon Country and Learn4Life.
One of California’s premier golf destinations, Sand Canyon golf course is nestled at the base of the Angeles National Forest offering breathtaking views of the Santa Clarita Valley.
Golfers will complete 36-holes of scratch play golf. One round on Saturday at 9 a.m. and one on Sunday at 11 a.m. Both days are shotgun starts.
“This is the chance for all those players who have been telling their friends they shot two-under-par over the weekend and everyone who has been bragging that they are the best at their club to come out and show everybody what they’ve got,” said Mark Kagaoan, golf director at Sand Canyon Country Club.
The entry fee includes two rounds of golf, a golf cart, green fees, snacks, water, tee prizes and dinner at the Awards Banquet on Sunday following completion of the tournament.
Prizes will be given to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place golfers.
Spectators are welcome both days.
Award banquet dinner tickets may be purchased for spectators for $45 (please purchase in advance).
Proceeds from the tournament will support after-school programs for at-risk youth in the Santa Clarita Valley.
“We are excited to be bringing Santa Clarita its first amateur golf tournament, open to all players of all ages,” said Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Board President Ann-Marie Bjorkman.
“We hope to fill the field with competitive amateur golfers as well as give our supporters the experience of a fun weekend on the links; competing and supporting local youth,” said Matthew Nelson, CEO of the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley.
Discounted practice rounds may be purchased thru Sand Canyon Country Club for $45 on Thursday and Friday after 10 a.m before the event. Please book practice rounds three weeks prior to the tournament. Contact Bryan Brems at 661-252-8484 to book.
Sponsorship opportunities are still available. Visit www.scvbgc.org/golf for details or contact Ali Campbell at 661-254-2582 ext 103.
Founded in 1968, the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley is providing a second home, supporting academic success, and building leaders for more than 5,000 local youth. Membership is just $60 a year for the first child and $45 for each additional sibling (scholarships are available). Learn about the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley’s healthy lifestyles, STEM, education, and character & leadership development programs at www.scvbgc.org. You can also follow the club on social media.
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