e h T re e Fo On e n O April 14 2017 Issue 1 Volume 2 Southern Alberta s Golf News Urniezius sets high goals for coming season Lethbridge s Curtis Urniezius looks to build on a breakthrough 2016 season After a breakthrough 2016 season Lethbridge s Curtis Urniezius is looking for even more success on the Long Drive circuit A win in the COLD Shootout in June qualified Urniezius for the Remax World Long Drive Champioships in Oklahoma where he upset former champion Mike Dobbyn in the first round Urniezius hopes to build off that experience and take his game to the next level Over the winter Urniezius worked on his game as well his fitness level I m in the gym five or six days a week as well as continuing to work on my swing he said I m really trying to work on becoming a better athlete Continued on Page 2 1701 Mayor Magrath Drive S swirlsicecream ca Everything You Crave Follow us on Twitter Facebook for the location of our Swirls Ice Cream Truck Windy City Sports Southern Alberta Sports All The Time www windycitysports ca
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2 On Southern Alberta s Golf News Bomber eyes return to World Championships Continued from Page 1 Urniezius is spurred on by the way he finished the season He will have to requalify for the Worlds again after narrowly missing a chance to automatically earn a return I was one win away from requalifying he said It was so close Just a couple errors on my part His winter was also spent starting his own company World s Longest Golfers specializing in promoting power golf He attends golf shows and corporate outings showing off his driving skills Urniezius looks to have a busy season He s still finalizing his schedule but looks to play in as many events as he can I hope to play in more tour events and compete more he said Urniezius won t sneak up on the competition this year though After knocking off Dobbyn he knows people have their eye on him When you have the biggest upset of the championship it definitely catches people s attention Rediscover Magrath with a free round Demo Days PING FIT DAY Thursday April 20th 3pm 7pm at Bridge Valley Golf Course to reserve a fitting session call 403 942 0477 MIZUNO DEMO DAY Saturday April 22nd 10am 2pm at Bridge Valley Golf Course no appointments needed jwalkergolf com Southern Alberta golfers will have the opportunity to play Magrath Golf Club for free this spring From April 17 to May 28 area golfers will have the opportunity to play thanks to the course s Rediscover Magrath program Players can register for their free round at rediscovermagrath windmillgolf com Registration is open until April 28 Some restrictions do apply and players are required to pay for a cart For more information visit rediscovermagrath windmillgolf com or call the course at 403 758 3054
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On Southern Alberta s Golf News 3 Cart king tackles sled customization It s not the kind of golf cart that Doug Williams is used to customizing but it s one he s excited to be working on Williams company Duggies Buggies was chosen to do a unique project Tucked in amongst the variety of golf carts in his shop is something you wouldn t expect to find a bobsled The Alberta Bobsled Association chose Williams to retrofit a bobsled for promotional purposes It s been a project that Williams is proud to be a part of I m so pleased we got the opportunity to do this he said I ve done some pretty neat stuff with golf carts but this is something you don t get to do every day Turc Harmesynn with the Alberta Bobsled Association says the sled was an older Doug Williams with Duggies Buggies was chosen to retrofit a bobsled by the Alberta Bobsled Association model that was in storage When they decided to transform it into a cart they knew Williams was the guy for the job We have some places in Calgary who we talked to but Doug was very excited and interested in the project It hasn t been an easy transformation for Williams The sled had definitely seen better days and needed to be torn down for repairs It was in pretty rough shape he said The runners were still on it and a lot of things were seized up It was a project just to get everything squared up Another issue was there s significantly less space in a bobsled than a golf cart After taking the guts out of a used cart Williams had to figure out how to make it work in a bobsled It takes a lot of thinking and MacGyvering things he said Making it run is the easy part Finding space to fit everything is the challenge After Williams is finished with the mechanical it will head back to Calgary for paint and cosmetic touches Harmyssen says the cart sled hybrid will be used in parades community events and promotional appearances We re excited to be able to show it off to people and help to bring some more awareness to our sport Butte Bottle Depot Monday Friday 9 to 5 Saturday 9 to 4 403 732 5667 100 Guaranteed Money Back Tuesday to Saturday 10 30 to 5 403 654 2121 Vauxhall Bottle Depot
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4 On Southern Alberta s Golf News Ask the Pros Balls are loaded in a bin to be hoisted high above Keho Park Golf Club during the annual Lethbridge Rotary Club s Golf Ball drop April 1 Pronhorns wrap up golf season in Washington Andrew Ritchot 172 8884 Mitch Taylor 174 93 81 Kolton Weasel Head 178 91 87 Ben Taylor 173 90 83 The girls competed as individuals as only three were available to play Courtney Dickson led the Horns ladies with rounds of 93 and 85 followed by Erin Lee shooting 119 and 103 and Jackie Seidler shooting 117 and 107 The golf course was in wonderful shape considering the snow had just melted within the two weeks prior to the tournament Conditions were wet as there has been a lot of rain in the area over the past few weeks There were some very tough pin locations that made it very difficult for the Horns to score not having played since the fall Noe Rauda Mortgage Professional Tel 403 795 3001 www noerauda com Dominion Lending Centres Mortgage Excellence Independently Owned Operated Submitted by University of Lethbridge The University of Lethbridge Pronhorns golf team finished off the 2016 2017 season at the Lewis and Clark State College LCSC Warrior Invitational at the Clarkston Golf and Country Club in Clarkston Washington March 20 and 21 in their first competition since October The Horns men finished with a two day team total of 665 finishing behind the winning team LCSC Warriors with a total of 609 The individual low score for the Horns men was Matthew Ritchot at 160 80 80 with Matt Taylor close behind at 161 8378 Other results To promote proper foot work place a lofted wedge under your right heel This will help you to keep pressure on your back heel which will allow your lower body to work correctly through impact The goal is to not let the shaft hit the ground until after you have struck the ball This drill is especially helpful for players who early extend their right hip and knee towards the ball which often leads to slices This drill is best used with a 7 8 9 or PW See pic below courtesy of Robin Symes Golf Josh Walker PGA of Canada Class A Professional Golf Instructor at Bridge Valley Golf Course J Walker Golf 403 942 0477 or jwalkergolf com email jwalkgolf gmail com
4  On  Southern Alberta   s Golf News  Ask the Pros   Balls are loaded in a bin to be hoisted high above Keho Park Golf Cl...
On Southern Alberta s Golf News 5 PBGC looking to boost junior program The Picture Butte Golf Club is giving junior golfers a chance to try the game for free this year PBGC announced that they will be giving free memberships to interested juniors this season Executive Professional Dean Sklarenko says the number of junior members dropped to eight last year and the club was looking at ways to get them back into the game We were looking at ways to give the kids some opportunities to play here he said Due to PBGC s rural location it s just not possible for juniors to get to the course by themselves Sklarenko says the course hopes having this incentive will help get some numbers back up again We re not a course that a kid can just jump on his bike and come out here he said We hoping that this will be something that will grow some interest Land O Lakes readies junior program Land O Lakes Golf and Country Club is offering a Junior program which contains 13 lessons that stretch over the course of the summer with prizes shirts fun challenges final day BBQ and knowledgeable instructors Starting on June 1st and going to Aug 24th lessons will be held every consecutive Thursday after June 1st In case of poor weather conditions lessons will be moved and made up on a later date Times will correspond with ages Times may extend longer then set depending on different lesson plans Structure will be three lessons at the practice facility then one lesson of holes on the golf course This allows juniors to practice the game of golf as well as providing them with on course experience Five lesson packages consist of four lessons on the range and one lesson on the course 13 lesson package consist of nine lessons on prac tice facility and four lessons of on the golf course For more information 403 3452200 Junior members will be able to play in the junior league receive instruction and swing classes and have access to the course although some restrictions will apply The program will be made available through the course s fundraising program We want to be known as a family friendly facility said Sklarenko We want to be able to help grow the game and the future of golf For more information on Picture Butte Golf Club s junior program call the course at 403732 4157 Lethmortgageguy ca Jason Hueppelsheuser 403 795 0802 jhueppelsheuser mortgagealliance com
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6 On Southern Alberta s Golf News Vauxhall Golf Club Events Coming Soon Indian Hill Golf Club Events May 27 Mixed 2 Ball June 24 Mixed 4 Person Scramble July 8 9 Men s Memorial Open July 29 Club Championships August 12 Ladies Open Scramble September 9 Fall Classic 27 Hole Scramble September 23 Closing Mixed 2 Ball September 30 Founder s Fundraiser Fort Macleod Golf Club Events May 6 Men s League Opening Scramble June 3 Fireman s Tourney June 17 Men s Spring Scramble June 26 Senior Men s 3 Man Scramble July 20 Senior Men s Open Championship August 9 Ladioes Open Scramble August 12 2 Man 27 Hole Classic August 19 Club Championship August 20 FMGC Mixed September 9 Club Championship September 23 Men s Fall Cash Scramble Crownest Pass Golf Country Club Events May 28 Opening Scramble June 23 Health Foundation Tournmament July 20 Senior Open July 25 Ladies Invitational August 27 Men s Open Taber Golf Club Events June 10 Ryan Holcek Memorial June 17 18 Men s Scramble Bow Island Golf Club Events Coming Soon Milk River Riverside Events June 17 Glow Ball Tourney June 24 Firemens Tourney July 15 Glow Ball Tourney July 22 23 Men s Burner August 6 Bonanza Day Mixed August 16 Town of Milk River Tourney August 17 Senior Mixed Texas Tourney August 19 Glow Ball Tourney August 26 Kinettes Open Mixed September 9 Ladies Open Hole in One Club Congratulations to Nick Feld on his hole in one at Land o Lakes Golf Club hole number 11 April 7 2017 Foremost Golf Club Events May 20 Par 3 Mixed June 10 Sherry Hirsch Memorial Ladies Scramble June 23 Victim Services July 1 Canada Day Scramble July 8 9 Men s Rattler Scramble September 16 Par 3 Mixed September 30 Frosty Open Mixed Scramble Buy and Sell Ads in Buy and Sell are free of charge Two sets of men s left handed Taylor Made Clubs Both set come with a bag Call June Mitzel a 403 666 3915 or 403 529 7618 To place your ad send the details to info theforeoneone com or fill in the form at TheForeOneOne com For all your local sports news visit WindyCitySports ca
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On Southern Alberta s Golf News Henderson Lake Events April 21 Men s League Stag April 23 President s Scramble Aprl 30 Ladies Fashion Show Golf May 20 22 Chinook Classic 7 May 26 Soccer Golf August 12 13 HLGC Club Championships June 7 18 HLGC McClennan Ross Junior Open August 16 17 Senior Club Championship July 8 Centennial Celebration July 15 16 City Amateur July 22 Mixed Club Championsip July 24 27 Alberta Men s Senior Championship Auguist 5 7 Ladies Classic August 25 Soccer Golf August 26 Mixed Open Scramble September 2 4 Southern Alberta Amateur September 9 Ladies Open Scramble September 16 17 Hal Brown Tournamwent September 21 Senior Men s Open Scramble Magrath Events May 27 Garden City Classic Keho Park Events June 24 25 Men s Open June 17 Dice Game July 11 Senior Men s Open July 1 Flag Day Tournament July 22 Mixed Open July 15 Men s 2 Ball Challenge July 29 Club Championship August 11 3 Man Senior Best Ball September 2 Friends of Keho September 3 North vs South September 9 Men s League Wind Up August 10 Senior Men s Scramble August 13 Dennis TAK Memorial August 19 Ladies Scramble September 9 10 Men s Scramble October 14 Cross Country September 10 Mix League Wind Up Picture Butte Events April 22 Member Guest Opening Event May 25 Senior Men s 2 Ball May 27 Ladies Open Scramble June 3 4 Men s Open Scramble June 17 Mixed 2 Ball July 8 Mixed Open Scramble July 15 Ladies Net Best Ball Augut 5 6 Club Championship August 19 20 Men s Open 2 Ball September 16 String and Jelly Bean August 31 Senior Men s Scramble Scramble Land O Lakes Events June 10 11 Men s Scramble Date Night Last Friday of Every Month Have a story we need to know about We want it Contact us at 403 892 0853 or info theforeoneone com or visit us at TheForeOneOne com
On  Southern Alberta   s Golf News  Henderson Lake Events April 21 - Men   s League Stag April 23 - President   s Scramble...
8 On Southern Alberta s Golf News Course Guide Bow Island Golf Club 403 545 2718 Crowsnest Pass Golf Country Club 403 562 2776 Foremost Golf Club 403 867 3983 Fort Macleod Golf Club 403 553 4664 Henderson Lake Golf Club 403 327 3652 Indian Hill Golf Club 403 345 5911 Keho Park Golf Club 403 824 3666 Land O Lakes Golf Club 403 345 2582 Magrath Golf Club 403 758 3054 Milk River Riverside Golf Club 403 647 2502 Paradise Canyon Golf Resort 403 381 4653 Picture Butte Golf Club 403 732 4157 Raymond Golf Club 403 752 3743 Taber Golf Club 403 223 2951 Vauxhall Golf Country Club 403 654 4085 The Fore One One is published twice per month by Wyred Sports Media Ltd 2236 28 Ave Coaldale AB T1M 0A3 2016 Wyred Sports Media Inc All rights reserved Content may not be reprinted without permission
8  On  Southern Alberta   s Golf News  Course Guide Bow Island Golf Club  403 545-2718  Crowsnest Pass Golf   Country Club...