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Birch Ridge report: It's not June, but we're nearly 2 months into season

I can't believe I'm writing this, but we're nearly two months into the 2015 golf season. Birch Ridge opened on April 6 this year, a full week ahead of the previous record opening date. Of course, the outlook wasn't entirely sunny in April.
Birch Ridge Golf Report: Skins Game and Pro-Am goes off without a hitch

What a week at Birch Ridge Golf Course! The Wells Fargo All Alaska Pro-Am and Skins Game got things started on Monday. Aaron "Baby Dex" Dexheimer posted a wonderful 67 on a challenging track for a first-place finish.
Birch Ridge report: As summer heats up, so do events at golf course

The pace of play is starting to pick up at Birch Ridge with a number of tournaments and events upcoming. The All-Alaska Pro-Am and Skins Game is set to take place July 14. The pro-am is a longtime favorite of golfers from all over state.
Birch Ridge Golf Report: PGA pro to host junior camp

Next Wednesday, PGA Golf Professional Chip Beck will host the Birch Ridge Golf Association Junior Camp. You read that correctly. Chip Beck is a four-time winner on the PGA Tour and a three-time runner-up in major...
Birch Ridge Golf Report: The eighth green is open and ready for play

...Camps at Birch Ridge Golf CourseThe miniature duffers will be out for Hook-a-Kid week May 27 to 31. The Birch Ridge Golf Association Junior Camp will be held June 9 to 13. Applications are available in the pro shop or you can visit www...
Birch Ridge Report: Sun means more weeks of quality turf

The golf scene here in sunny San Diego has been wonderful for the past week. Oh wait ? we're not in San Diego? This is still Soldotna, Alaska? I don't believe it! As my midseason form golf tan lines would tell you the weather and golf has been fantastic.
Soldotna hears from residents on Birch Ridge golf course

Soldotna City Council postponed voting on an ordinance that would prohibit synthetic drugs, including spice and bath salts, at the public meeting on Wednesday.
Bassackwards tournament makes triumphant return to Birch Ridge

...a two-year hiatus. We had 52 players this year! A fantastic number for an event that raises money for the Birch Ridge Golf Association Junior Program.For those of you living in the dark, or South Cohoe, for the last decade the Bassackwards...
Pro-Am and Skins events dazzle on the Peninsula

...Brennan "The Beard" Jackson to represent the Birch Ridge Golf Associations junior program. Pros paired up based on their...with the Peninsula Senior Amateur hosted by the Birch Ridge Golf Association. Seniors can schedule their own tee time...
Birch Ridge continues to churn out quality young talent

"Dollar" Bill Engberg and his merry band of mowers continue to keep the golf course in great condition, and there's no better time for golfers to roll the rock on these greens than this upcoming weekend! We have a lull in the tournament calendar leaving next weekend wide open for public play. If you have had your fill of scrambles recently and just want to get out and play your own ball now is a great time to do it.


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