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Pro-Am and Skins Game features great play, barbecue

The Birch Ridge Golf Association All-Alaska Pro-Am and Skins game went off without a hitch last Monday. Special thanks goes out to "El Presidente" Gary Davis...
Birch Ridge Golf Report: Time for the tournament that's got it all backwards

Time to get crazy with it. The Bassackwards is back! We're playing the golf course backwards Friday. You read that correctly. You tee off from the ninth green and play to the eighth.
Birch Ridge Golf Report: Tourney schedule speeds up

A quick update on a busy July tournament schedule. ConocoPhillips is holding a nine-hole scramble Friday. Play will start at 8 a.m. We anticipate having the golf course open for regular play around 10 a.m.
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: With arrival of July, tourney calendar picks up

July already? The summer months are flying by as we enter the busiest portion of the golf calendar. Conoco Phillips is holding a company scramble July 10 and the Birch Ridge Golf Association All-Alaskan Pro-Am and Skins Game is July 13.
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.


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