Hillview city golf title up for grabs

There will be a new champion in the 24th Hillview Golf Course City Junior Championship Tuesday, Sept. 2.

There will be a new champion in the 24th Hillview Golf Course City Junior Championship Tuesday, Sept. 2.

Matt McEachran-Law, who shot a 2-over 58 and collected a LED TV for taking his second straight title last year, has aged out so the top prize is up for grabs.

The tournament is for boys and girls 17 years and under with the 18-hole entry fee $20 for members and $15 for non-members. The nine-hole rate for members is $15 and $20 for non-members.

Tyler Pitt, who went on to play NCAA golf in San Francisco, took the tourney three times in the 1990s, while Jarret McNeal, the current club champion at Spallumcheen, won back-to-back titles in 2004-05.

Brady Stead, a top provincial junior, captured the 2009-10 Hillview trophies. Jake Horsley won the first two tournaments in 1988-89.

Former PGA Tour player Chris Baryla was runner-up a few times while winning several age group prizes.

Entry fee includes a meal and prizes. There will be individual gross competition for age-group flights. Register in person.

Viper tournament Sunday at The Rise

The second annual Vernon Vipers Tee Off for KidSport tournament goes Sunday at The Rise Golf Club.

Entry fee is $160 per player and you receive 18 holes with a power cart, tee gift, dinner and prizes and a ticket to the Vipers-Penticton Vees pre-season B.C. Hockey League game on Saturday, Aug. 30 at Kal Tire Place.

The Texas Scramble format will feature a 1 p.m. shotgun start. Contact The Rise at 250-545-7425 to register. Viper coaches Jason Williamson and Kevin Kraus will be playing.