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.
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.
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 Course has had an ominous vibe for the past few days. The views from the fifth hole overlooking the Kenai River and Funny River Road have been at times both spectacular and terrifying. I've never seen anything quite like it.
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 City Council postponed voting on an ordinance that would prohibit synthetic drugs, including spice and bath salts, at the public meeting on Wednesday.
...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...
Brrrr! What in tarnation is going on around here? Does the Earth know that our calendars are nearing the end of May? That winter is supposed to be over? I can see Wile B.
It is way too flipping hot out! How am I supposed to golf in sweltering Alaska heat? I miss the days when it was a brisk 34 degrees. That's golfing weather folks.
Nine years ago Bob Sizemore, golf pro Tom Walsh and the Birch Ridge Golf Association brought the first Hook a Kid on Golf program to the Kenai Peninsula. Hook a Kid on Golf is a national program started some 20 years ago in Florida by Fred Engh.
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