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Upper Peninsula Junior Tour golf kicks off in Marquette

MARQUETTE — Five young golfers from the Marquette Golf Club and one from Wawonowin Country Club in Champion won titles at the opening Upper Peninsula Golf Association Junior Tour event held at the Marquette Golf Club’s Heritage Club last Tuesday. The second stop for the juniors was held ...

Peter Krook gets hole-in-one during tournament at Wawonowin Country Club

CHAMPION — Peter Krook will always remember Sunday’s Wawonowin Country Club Two-Man Best Ball tournament after he holed out a tee shot on the back nine during his morning round. Krook used a 6-hybrid club to get a hole-in-one on the 130-yard, par-3 13th hole. Witnesses were Ray ...

Pickleball lessons offered in Sands Township

SANDS — A pair of two-session adult pickleball clinics will be hosted by tennis professional Josh Kitto at the Sands Township tennis courts starting next week. The first session will be held on consecutive Mondays, June 22 and 29, with the second to follow on July 6 and 13. Sessions run ...

Don North notches first hole-in-one at Red Fox Run

K.I. SAWYER — Club member Don North found it’s way better than late than never as he recorded his first hole-in-one at the age of 72 on Sunday at Red Fox Run Golf Course at K.I. Sawyer. North, who said he took up golf in his late 50s, used a 21-degree fairway wood to ace the 150-yard ...

Don Palmer records first hole-in-one at Marquette Golf Club

MARQUETTE — Club member Don Palmer recorded his first hole-in-one at the Marquette Golf Club on Wednesday. He used a 5-iron into what were reported to be gale-force winds on the third hole at the Greywalls course. The hole measures 158 yards from the white tees. Witnesses were playing ...

Eric Farley notches first hole-in-one at Wawonowin

CHAMPION — Eric Farley of Ishpeming recorded his first hole-in-one on Saturday at Wawonowin Country Club in Ely Township. Farley used a 5-iron to ace the 188-yard, par-3 eighth hole. Witnesses were Lauren Farley, Jordon Mason and Connor Mason.

Youth tennis event set for Saturday

HARVEY — A free youth tennis event designed for children ages 7-10 years old will be held at the newly resurfaced Silver Creek Recreation Area courts in Harvey. The event will be conducted by tennis professional Josh Kitto from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday. For more information or to ...

1st hole-in-one at an area golf course reported

MARQUETTE — The first reported hole-in-one at an area golf course since their reopening this spring was reported over the weekend as Marquette Golf Club member Jan LaValley recorded her first ace recently at the club’s Heritage course. She used a 5-wood to knock her tee shot into the hole ...