Local Sports Briefs
Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado
Jerry Baysinger of Rifle sunk a hole-in-one at Rifle Creek Golf Course on April 9.
Baysinger aced the 15th hole with an 8-iron, covering 129 yards with the shot. Mike Soiu, Baysinger’s golf partner, witnessed the ace.
Jim Farris, Glenwood Springs Golf Club’s assistant superintendent, belted a hole-in-one on the fourth hole at his home course on Tuesday.
Farris powered his 140-yard shot with a 6-iron. The ace was witnessed by Jim Richmond, Dan Fritz, Jerry Butler and John Gilcrest. Farris’ ace was the first of the season at GSGC.
The Rifle Creek Gap Opener is slated for May 1-2 at Rifle Creek Golf Course. Teams of two will play a best-ball format on the first day and a Chapman format on the second day. Tee times start at 8:30 a.m.
The season-opening tournament, which costs $170 per team to enter, will be flighted by low handicap and there will be net and gross payoffs for each flight. Every player receives a $10 gift certificate. Carts are available for $32 per team.
Call 625-1093 for more information.
The MS 5K Run takes place May 15 at the No Name rest area at 8 a.m. A pancake breakfast starts at 7:30 a.m.
Entertainment will be provided by Defiance Stringband, Cookie the Clown, Glenwood Springs High School’s cheerleaders, Glenwood Percussion Ensemble and more. The run costs $25.
Register at walkMScolorado.org. For information, call (888) 925-5265.
Volunteers are needed to help with the 11th Annual Mother’s Day Mile, which is slated for May 9 at 1 p.m.
The event needs people to help in the following areas: finish line help, computer data entry, goody bag assembly, apple pie bakers, race course marshals, registration staff, green team, kid activity supervision and race-day clean-up.
Gift basket donations for the silent auction are welcome as well. To volunteer, contact Nancy Reinisch at firstname.lastname@example.org. For basket donations, contact Carol McCurry at 618-0831.
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