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Local Golf Results

Tournaments for those 55 or older are held the first Thursday of the month.

Aug. 7, Four-Person Color Ball Two Scores tournaments for Plus 55 Boulder City Men’s/Women’s Golf Association

Closest to the pin winners for holes No. 4, 7, 14 and 17: Wade Cordray, Ken Miyazono, Bev Nelson and Jess Hinojosa.

Flight A, first-place winners at 113: Frosty Forcheskie, Paul Gorman, Ron Ohlhausen and Ken Taylor.

Second-place winners at 123: Dotie Kane, Barbara Baugh, Benjie Sarnessar and Cecil Short.

Flight B first-place winners at 124: Jess Hinojosa and Cathy Mills with a blind draw).

Second-place winners at 127: John Ryan, Brad Kreutzer, Kieth Hoffman and Gary Clark.

Men’s club tournaments are held every month on Friday and Saturday around the middle of each month.

July 18 and 19, Two-Person Best Ball tournaments for Boulder City Men’s Golf Association

Friday Flight 1, first-place winners at 61: Mark Holmstrand and Garland Saip.

Second-place winners at 63: Benji Sarnessar and Cecil Short.

Third-place winners at 66: Randy Lemos and Bruce Gold.

Flight 2, first-place winners at 60: Kyle Davis and Rob Jackson.

Second-place winners at 64: Ken Miyazono and Paul Butterfield.

Third-place winners at 65: Bob Kennedy and Ernie Green.

Flight 3, first-place winners at 61: Clark Newby and Wayne Ross.

Second-place winners at 61: Ken Taylor and Paul Gorman.

Third-place winners at 66: Amo Sanchez and Ken Delzer.

Saturday Flight 1, first place winners at 61: Dan Ward and Cecil Short.

Second-place winners at 62: Darryl Gutierrez and Warren Dean.

Flight 2, first-place winners at 61: Mark Gutierrez and Chris Charlton.

Second-place winners at 62: Glen Colgate and Jason Bardol.

Flight 3, first-place winners at 63: Mike Frye and Larry Eden.

Second-place winners at 65: Wendy Layne and Mike Layne.

Information on how to join these two local golf associations is available on the corresponding bulletin boards at Boulder City Municipal Golf Course.

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.