GOLF: Local tournaments for Polk County

POLK COUNTY -- There's plenty of golf to be played in the upcoming weeks in Polk County. Here are a list of tournaments set for August and September.

POLK COUNTY -- There's plenty of golf to be played in the upcoming weeks in Polk County.

Here are a list of tournaments set for August and September.


Aug. 25

Cross Creek Golf Course will host its Summer Open beginning at 10 a.m. Aug. 25.

The format will be 18 holes of two-person "best ball," with handicap and non-handicap flights.

Cost is $55 per player, which includes green fees, range token and tee, hole and place prizes.

All entries must be in by the end of the work day on Aug. 18.

Completed entries and fees may be mailed to Cross Creek G.C., 13935 Highway 22, Dallas, or called in with a credit card to 503-623-9666. Information needed for entries includes name, playing partner, handicap, GHIN (Golf Handicap and Information Network) number, address and phone number.


Aug. 11

Trinity Lutheran Church is accepting team entries for its 14th annual Dallas Food Bank Golf Tournament.

The event is scheduled Saturday at Dallas Golf Club.

Cost is $55 per player for the four-person scramble and includes 18 holes of golf, complimentary gifts, range balls, individual and team prizes, a 50-50 putting contest and a barbecue dinner.

Space is limited to 14 teams. Proceeds benefit the Dallas Food Bank.

Team entries can be mailed to TLC, 320 SE Fir Villa Road, Dallas, OR 97338.

For more information, to enter a team, be a sponsor or provide prizes: Mike Peterson, 503-602-2144; Tod Brostrom, 503-931-1595; Trinity Lutheran Church, 503-623-2333.

Aug. 18

Registration being accepted for the Dallas Quarterback Club's 19th annual golf tournament on Saturday, Aug. 18 beginning at 8 a.m.

The 18-hole event will be a four-person scramble at the Dallas Golf Club. Cost is $60 per player to cover green fees, lunch and prizes.

All proceeds from the tournament go to support Dallas

football programs and the community is welcomed to participate by sponsoring, playing golf or donating prizes.

For more information: Kurt Christensen, 503-623-8281 or or mail entries to Dallas QB Club, P.O. Box 697, Dallas, OR 97338


Aug. 17

The seventh annual Central Wrestling Four-Man Golf Tournament will be held at Oak Knoll Golf Course Aug. 17 beginning at 5 p.m.

Cost is $35 per person and covers 9 holes of golf, a hamburger dinner and door prizes.

To reserve a spot: Van Holstad, or 503-580-6976.

Aug. 18

The Monmouth-Independence Chamber of Commerce Golf Scramble Tournament is set for Aug. 18 at Oak Knoll Golf Course.

The tournament, a fundraiser for the Monmouth-Independence Chamber of Commerce, will begin with a shotgun start at 8 a.m; check-in begins at 7 a.m.

Cost is $240 for the first 12 teams registered, $260 for all other teams. For individual players, cost is $75. Registration includes green fees, breakfast and lunch, a goodie bag and a golf cart.

All registrations should be submitted to the M-I Chamber of Commerce by Friday.

For more information: 503-838-4268 or

Sept. 15

A charity golf scramble to raise money for Central High's athletic programs will take place at Oak Knoll Golf Course on Sept. 15.

The 18-hole event begins at 1:30 p.m. with a shotgun start. Cost is $320 for teams - men's, women's or coed - of four.

Men and women over 70 years old will hit from the red tee; individuals over 80 will get two extra mulligans.

Cost to play also includes a barbecue luncheon afterward.

Players are encouraged to contact Oak Knoll in advance for golf cart reservations if needed.

The event will also honor Ray Leroy Coleman, a longtime educator, coach and athletic director at Central High School. Coleman died on July 12 at age 83.

For more information or to register: Bill Bearse, 503-586-6012.


Aug. 17

The Partnerships in Community Living Inc., 2012 Golf Scramble is set for Aug. 17 at Santiam Golf Club, 8724 Golf Club Road SE, Sublimity.

The event begins at 8:30 a.m. with a shotgun start; check-in starts at 7 a.m.

Cost is $300 per team or $100 per person; add $5 per person after Aug. 10. Entry fee includes green fees, golf cart, barbecue lunch and goodie bag.

Return registration form with fees by Aug. 10 to Partnerships in Community Living Inc., P.O. Box 129, Monmouth, OR 97361 or to the PCL main office, 480 Main St. E, Monmouth.

Proceeds from the event will help support individuals with developmental disabilities.

For more information: Kevin Priest,; Gwen Whelton,


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