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Local Golf Results

▶ Feb. 4, four-person throw mama from the train two-best net score format, for Plus 55 Boulder City Men’s/Women’s Golf Association Flight A first-place winners at 89: Roger Montgomery, Dottie Kane, Benji Sarnessar and Cecil Short.

Second-place winners at 91: Dave Weir, Sheryl Mayes, Kate Ulrich and Mark Sugden. Flight B first-place winners with a tie at 85: Al Robinson, Kathy Robinson, Bonnie Godtel and Harold Begley, and Larry Arnold, Ken Konops, Jeff Finney and Phil Sewell.

Closest to the pin winners on holes No. 4, 7, 14 and 17, respectively: Steve Koon, Marla Effertz, Al Robinson and Benji Sarnessar.

▶ Feb. 19, four-person two-best ball tournaments for Boulder City Men’s Golf Association Flight one first-place winners at 119: DW Warczak, Mark Holmstrand, Garland Saip and Jim Stephens.

Flight two first-place winners at 119: Wade Cordray and Ernie Green with two blind draws.

Flight three first-place winners at 118: Larry Eden and Jeff Novak with two blind draws.

Flight four first-place winners at 121: Larry Arnold, Ken Konops, Phil Sewell and Larry Langley.

Closest to the pin winners on holes No. 4, 7, 14 and 17, respectively: Jeff Novak, DW Warczak, DW again and Steve Betley.

▶ Feb. 20 Flight one first-place winners at 123: Lou Kachnik, Bill Bahr, Anthony Spingler and Romeo Ramos. Flight two first-place winners at 118: Darren Hall, Dan Ward, Jim Tousignant and blind draw.

Flight three first-place winners at 120: Glen Colgate and Jason Bardol with two blind draws.

Flight four first-place winners at 124: Jeff Morgan, Lary Street, Clark Newby and W. P. Layne.

Closest to the pin winners on holes No. 4, 7, 14 and 17, respectively: Darren Hall, Jack Brumfield, Jeff Morgan and Mike Farrah.

Information on how to join these two Boulder City golf associations is available on the bulletin boards at Boulder City Municipal Golf Course. Information on how to join the Winterwood Men’s and Boulder City Women’s golf associations also is available.

Registration begins for youth sports

Registration is now being accepted from those interested in participating in Boulder City Parks and Recreation Department’s 2023 youth basketball or floor hockey leagues.

Trail provides glimpse into dam’s history

A trail passes through tunnels of Lake Mead history and hints at the challenges of taming a once-wild Colorado River to harness its water and power. The mostly flat Historic Railroad Trail allows walkers and bicyclists to travel back to the early 1930s on a path where tracks once guided trains hauling materials and critical components for Hoover Dam’s construction.

City Recreation

Youth sports return for fall

Pickleball proves popular; city to add courts

The sport of pickleball is expanding faster than the dry areas at Lake Mead, with over 5 million players nationwide. Boulder City has noticed this and, in a recent City Council meeting, approved $160,000 of the American Rescue Plan Act COVID-19 relief funds for additional courts in the city.

Fishers angle for best spot

Anglers covered the shorelines at Veterans’ Memorial Park on Saturday, June 11, as Boulder City hosted the Southern Nevada free fishing day event.

94-year-old still out on the green

Feeling younger than ever, 94-year old Virginia “Birdie” Hurst is an avid golfer who has no plans to slow down.

Catalina evokes visions of romance, nature

For many who grew up in the 1950s or ’60s, the name of Santa Catalina will always evoke the vision of California at its most romantic, thanks to the Four Preps’ influential pop song of the same name. But the actual island has helped city folk enjoy romance, nature and elegant surroundings in their preferred proportions for nearly a century.

Waterfall standout of Grand Staircase-Escalante

While it would take a lifetime to see all the extraordinary wonders of the 1.87-million-acre Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in Utah, even on a short visit you can hike to some of the highlights. One of the standouts, that most people are eager to visit, is Lower Calf Creek Falls.