Sarah Valentine won the Alameda Women’s Golf Club’s (AWGC) third event of 2014 by shooting a net 68 at the Jack Clark Course last Thursday, Jan. 16.

Valentine played in the second of four flights — handicap of 22 to 27. She outplayed her competition in the flight by a wide margin. Pat O’ Hara was the closest to Valentine. O’ Hara shot a net 71 for second place. Claire Loud shot a net 74 for third place, while Juanita Solano and Madeline Sally both shot a net 75 to tie for fourth place in the flight.

While most of the country is saddled with snow during the winter, the Bay Area is experiencing weather beautiful enough to play a few rounds of golf. That is exactly what the Alameda Women’s Golf Club (AWGC) did last Thursday, Jan. 9 on the Earl Fry Golf Course.

Youth Basketball

Clinics Available

Alameda youngsters from kindergarten to third grade are invited to take part in Alameda Recreation and Park Department’s (ARPD) Junior Warriors Basketball Clinic this winter at the Alameda Point Gym.

The program will take place at the gym, 1101 West Redline Ave., every Saturday morning from Jan. 18 through March 1, except Feb. 15.

Alameda High team kicks off 2014 with a huge victoryAlameda High team kicks off 2014 with a huge victory

Dee Dee Appleton and Nora Solmoro tied to win the first Alameda Women’s Golf Club (AWGC) tournament of 2014 at the January Charm event on Jan. 2 on the Jack Clark Course. Solmoro and Appleton tied to shoot a net 67. Solmoro pulled off the trifecta by shooting the lowest gross score with 83, lowest putts with 30, and tying Appleton for lowest net and the charm with a net 67. The weather was chilly by tee time at 8:30 a.m., but the jackets came off by 9:30 a.m. and the day was very pleasant and sunny for the rest of the event.