August, 2017 Borowicz hopes to go long in Oklahoma By Bruce Meadows   Monica Borowicz was an outstanding tennis player, eventually competing at Santa Rosa JC, where her team advanced to the state tournament and Monica earned Big 8 Conference MVP honors.           But while she still loves the game of tennis, she got turned

GOLF 707: Do you play 9 or 18 holes?

Friday, 07, July , 2017 by

Should we play 9 or 18 holes?

That decision depends on a lot of things, including available time, cost, in some regards your skill level.

We checked with a few local golfers to get some opinions.

Summer camps on the menu . . .
Three summer golf camps for kids are scheduled in June, July and August at Oakmont GC in Santa Rosa.

The coed camps, taught by LPGA pros Rebecka Heinmert and Jessica Reese Quayle, are planned for June 12-16, July 10-14 and July 31-Aug. 4.


Saturday, 06, May , 2017 by

By Matt Schwab, 5/5/17 The Casa Grande High boys golf team sure has enjoyed the drive this season, thanks in large part to freshman Matty Mokski. Mokski, who has special needs, has inspired the Gauchos with his delighƞul personality, work ethic, and a pretty mean game of golf. He can play. On May 1, Mokski

Sonoma County Open May 20-21

The Sonoma County Open is scheduled Saturday and Sunday, May 20-21, at Foxtail Golf Course in Rohnert Park. Both days of competition will be on the North Course.

There will be five flights offered for the stroke-play event: Men’s Gross and Net; Women’s Gross and Net; Senior (ages 55-64) Gross and Net; Super Senior (ages 65 and over) and the Championship Flight, played at gross only for players with a GHIN Index of 4.0 or lower.

GOLF 707- March 2017

Friday, 24, March , 2017 by

Things are changing in the golf industry, with an increasing number of courses closing and people simply finding other things to do with their time and money.

But while golf struggles a bit, it’s important to note that the future of the game in many ways depends on making golf something kids want to do – now and as they grow up.

GOLF 707: Get ’em Started Early

Monday, 06, March , 2017 by

By Bruce Meadows   Some golfing advice for kids I recently posed a number of golf-related questions to local golfers – pro and amateur – and got some thoughtful and interesting responses. Thanks to those who participated, and would like to hear from more. One question had to do with teaching youngsters the game of

GOLF 707- Winter 17

Friday, 27, January , 2017 by

For those of us – and that includes me — who have been begging for more rain to ease drought conditions, you have reason to smile.
But when is enough enough?

GOLF 707: Schmuhl no stranger to Silverado

Monday, 03, October , 2016 by

Windsor Golf Club is the home turf Jason Schmuhl, but Silverado CC, site of the PGA’s Safeway Open Oct. 13-16, is definitely a home away from home for the head pro at Windsor.
Assuming Jason can fully recover from an injury to his left wrist, the 44-year-old Analy grad plans on teeing it up with the top PGA players.

If you have the desire to play golf courses such as Merion, Olympic Club, Congressional, Royal Troon or Torrey Pines but couldn’t find a way to come up with air fare, accommodations and green fees, you might want to check out Mulligan’s Indoor Golf in Petaluma.