Forest Hills Country Club in Reedsport has four different tournaments coming up in the next month, each with a different focus.
Next weekend, the club will host the Coastal Classic, its annual women’s tournament.
The tournament is a two-person competition played in a scramble format the first day and a chapman the second. Teams also can play a practice round any time during the week before the tournament as part of their entry fee of $150 per team.
The Saturday portion of the tournament kicks off with a shotgun start at 1 p.m., followed by a hosted dinner. Sunday begins with a continental breakfast at 8 a.m. and a shotgun start at 9 a.m.
There will be gross and net payouts in each division.
If you are interested in playing or have questions concerning the event, contact Alison Myers at 541-271-1823 or head golf professional, Todd Bigley, at the FHCC pro shop 541-271-2626.
The second tournament is the annual Bill Humphreys Memorial Golf Scramble, hosted by the Braves Boosters Association on Sunday, Sept. 3.
This is the 23rd year for the tournament, which benefits high school and junior golf programs in Reedsport.
Players of all skill levels and ages are welcome for the 9-hole tournament, which is played in a scramble format. The tournament begins at 2 p.m.
The entry fee is $30 per golfer and includes a meal following the play. People also can purchase raffle tickets for a variety of prizes.
Local businesses, organizations or groups can participate by sponsoring a team for $100, which includes on-course signage and one golfer in the tournament.
Golfers are encouraged to sign up in advance. Printable registration forms for participants or sponsors are available at the event’s Facebook page, “Bill Humphreys Memorial Golf Scramble,” or at www.bravesboosters.com.
The annual Pizza Ray’s Seniors tournament, one of the popular events on the South Coast, is Sept. 13 and 14 and this year will include a women’s division for the first time.
The tournament is open to all men and women over 50 with a USGA handicap, with a maximum field of 60 golfers.
The entry fee is $75 and includes the two rounds of golf and an awards dinner at Bedrock’s in Winchester Bay following the second round. Play starts at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 13, and 9 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 14.
The men will be split into four divisions based on their ages. The women will all play in one division.
The entry deadline is Sept. 11.
For more information, call either Jim Cooper at 541-268-1040 or Bigley in the pro shop.
The final tournament is a new one, the Civil War Challenge, scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 16.
The tournament will include 26 two-person teams — 13 representing the University of Oregon and 13 representing Oregon State University. They will be competing for the Forest Hills version of the Civil War trophy — the school flag of the winning team will fly at Forest Hills.
The entry fee is $80 per team and includes food after the golf. Only the first 13 teams supporting each side that sign up will be allowed to play.
The format will be 13 matches between supporters of each school, with nine holes played in a scramble format and nine in a chapman. The side that wins more matches will be the champion.
For more information, call Bigley in the pro shop.