PORT LUDLOW GOLF Course will do its part in doing some good when it hosts the seventh annual Dove House Golf Benefit on Aug. 17.
Sponsored by the Olympic Peninsula Boeing Bluebills, the tournament raises funds for Dove House, a Jefferson County-based nonprofit provider of support services for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and other crimes.
The four-person scramble format event has fees of $100 for the public, $55 for Port Ludlow Golf Course members.
A noon shotgun start will open the event. Fees include use of a golf cart, box lunch, winner prizes, raffle prizes and an awards ceremony following play at the Port Ludlow Bay Club with hor d’oeuveres and beverages.
All donations are sent directly to Dove House. Items not in their budget include personal care products, emergency housing, transportation and school supplies.
Sign up at the Port Ludlow pro shop or phone 360-437-0272 by Aug. 10.
For more information on the tournament, call Myron Vogt at 360-437-4055 or Barbara Berthiaume at 360-437-0423.
Port Ludlow also has an ongoing Salute to Service special for veterans, police, firefighters and paramedics.
Golfers who show ID for one of these professions can enjoy a cart and green fee special (plus tax) of $39 Mondays through Thursdays and $45 Fridays through Sundays.
Active military can walk 18 holes for $20 or use a cart for a $35 round.
Early bird golfers can enjoy Port Ludlow before 8 a.m. each day for $45 (plus tax), including use of a GPS cart and a sleeve of Titleist Pro Vs.
The special runs through Aug. 31.
Save the date
Sunland Golf and Country Club is hosting its annual Drive for the Cure golf tournament and luncheon fundraiser for the Olympic Medical Center Foundation on Saturday, Sept, 15.
All funds raised outside of the golf and luncheon expenses will be given to the Olympic Medical Center Foundation to provide area women with mammograms when they do not have insurance or the means to pay for the procedure.
An anonymous Sunland donor will match funds raised at a rate of $1 for every $3 up to last year’s total of $4,650 and $1 for every $1 raised over that amount. Including the donor match, Sunland donated $6,800 in 2017.
The game is a modified scramble with a 9 a.m. shotgun start for 18 holes of play and an 11 a.m. start time for those wishing to play nine holes.
Men and women may sign up as a team of four or sign up individually and the pro shop will make up teams.
Mixed teams of men and women are welcome.
Costs are $65 for 18 holes and $50 for nine holes with lunch and a Mulligan/Magic Putt included.
Cart rental is $16 per seat for 18 holes and $10 per seat for nine holes.
Non-golfers are encouraged to attend the luncheon which starts at 1:30 p.m. for $20.
Additional fundraising avenues at the event will include a putting contest, raffles for gift baskets and additional donations.
Please make checks out to OMC (Olympic Medical Center) Foundation.
Cash and check donations can be brought to the Sunland Pro Shop the day of the event.
Sign up to play by noon Monday, Sept. 10.
For more information, call Cheryl Coulter at 360-681-2796.
Crab and Crabette
The 45th annual Crab & Crabette Mixed Chapman golf tournament is scheduled for Friday through Sunday, Aug. 3-5 at The Cedars at Dungeness in Sequim.
Entry is $320 per team ($160 per person).
The format is a 36-hole mixed Chapman.
In a Chapman format, both golfers on the team hit drives and each plays the other’s ball for the second shots.
The best of the second shots is selected, and from there the two partners play alternate shot into the hole.
It’s a well-tailored format for players of different ability levels.
The maximum handicap is 33.8 strokes for male players and 34.6 for female golfers.
A handicap allowance of 60 percent for the low-handicap player and 40 percent for the high-handicapper will be applied.
A practice round is available after 9:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 3, with an optional horse race open to the first 30 teams beginning at 5 p.m.
Saturday’s round opens with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. A putting contest will follow at 4:30 p.m.
The day will be capped off with a crab-feed dinner at 6 p.m.
Sunday’s round opens at 9 a.m. with awards presentation following play and lunch set for 2 p.m.
For more information or entry forms, call 360-683-6344.
Through Sunday, Discovery Bay Golf Course near Port Townsend is offering 20 percent discounts for groups of three or more provided they mention the special at check-in.
Discovery Bay also has a super twilight rate of $12 everyday after 5 p.m.
Head pro Jeff Kent passed along that the Men’s Club Eclectic Tournament has wrapped up with George Cave finishing first, Paul Hager second and and Chris Wenger third.
British Open pool winners were Don Rogers and Charles Duncan.
Discovery Bay’s Players Club provides a 20 percent discount on green fees for an entire year. All clinics taught by a PGA Professional.
The course’s $10 Tuesday golf clinics continue through the summer at 3 p.m. every Tuesday.
Call 360-385-0704 for more information or to sign up for a clinic.