alumnus (circa 1946), is once again the event chairman and celebrity
Last year, Yardley VI launched an essay contest for students, won by
Princeton-bound John Swigart, and began a community outreach with Olive
Crest Home and Services for Abused Children.
Some of the local golf pros expected to play this year include Big Canyon
Country Club head pro Kelly Manos, Costa Mesa Golf & Country Club head
pro Brad Booth, Santa Ana Country Club Director of Golf Mike Reehl and
Pelican Hill Golf Club PGA pro and Director of Instruction Glenn Deck.
The event raised over $40,000 last year for the Newport Harbor golf
programs. Details: (949) 856-2200.
Scott Kuhns captured the men's club championship Sunday at Costa Mesa
Golf & Country Club. Results are forthcoming next week.
The 101st Southern California Golf Association Amateur Championship is
Friday through Sunday at Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club will feature four
players with local ties:
John Wardrup of San Diego, a Corona del Mar High product and former
Newport Beach Country Club junior champion; Newport Beach resident Mike
Walker; former CdM High standout Chad Towersey; and Costa Mesa's Farrell
Hinkle of Mesa Verde Country Club.
Registration material is out for the 12th annual Steve Van Horn Memorial
Golf Tournament Scramble Aug. 28 at Costa Mesa Golf & Country Club.
Van Horn, a former Estancia High basketball star, was killed in an
accident while on vacation in Mexico in March 1982. The event provides
scholarships for students. Details: (406) 995-2234, the Van Horn
household in Montana.
The 2000 Southern California PGA Junior Tour Championship will come to
Newport Beach Golf Course Aug. 17.
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