Bear Creek Golf Course hosted its Seventh annual Junior Golf tournament and barbecue on July 26. Twenty-five juniors participated in the program this year, which included a week-long clinic for inexperienced players, weekly lessons and mentor play for experienced players, and weekly practice sessions for all players. Coach Dustin Howard led the clinic, and coach […]
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Mike and Laurie Hilton of Winthrop have taken over management of the Bear Creek Golf Course, the course’s owners announced this week. Ash and Linda Court, who own the course near Winthrop, said the Hiltons took over as of Jan.1. The Hiltons are succeeding Terry and Debbie Evans, who have operated the course for the […]
Golf is no longer the only game at Bear Creek Golf Course, nor the only way to enjoy the facility’s well-kept grounds and expansive mountain views.
In the golf course’s 50th year of operation, managers Debbie and Terry Evans have introduced three new non-golf games and built two …
Junior golf ends season The Junior Golf program at Bear Creek Golf Course wraps up on Thursday (July 23) with a “drive, chip and putt” championship and a three-hole tournament beginning at 3 p.m. There will be a barbecue after the events. Organizer Jill Sheley said that 27 youngsters ages 7-14 participated this summer, about […]
Daisy Hilton (12), Adele Hilton (10) and Willa Hilton (13), all of Winthrop, recently attended a local qualifier for the Drive, Chip & Putt Contest, a national competition that results in the finalists playing at the Masters in April 2016. The competition took place in Bellingham at the Lake Padden Golf Course. The top […]
Sign up for Babe Ruth ball Sign up by Friday (May 1) to be part of the Methow Valley Babe Ruth Baseball team, for ages 13–15. Cost is $40. Contact Rob Crandall at (509) 341-4060 or email email@example.com. The season is in May and June. Bowen Mountain hill climb Cascades Outdoor Store will host the […]
Steelhead fisheries closed Steelhead and whitefish fisheries on the upper Columbia River including the Wenatchee, Entiat, Methow, Okanogan, and Similkameen rivers are closed as of Tuesday (March 31), the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) announced. The closure includes the Methow River from the mouth to the confluence of the Chewuch River in Winthrop. […]
The Bear Creek junior golfers aren’t about to let a little wildfire cause an early cancellation of their season. The group has rescheduled its annual golf tournament and barbecue for Thursday (Aug. 28) at 3 p.m. at the Bear Creek Golf Course. “Our season was interrupted by fires,” said program organizer, Jill Sheley, but she […]
Coach Jenna Miller demonstrates proper driving form for students participating in the Junior Golf Clinic at Bear Creek Golf Course last week. Watching and learning are, from left, Graham Sheley, Carter Sheley, Tony McBride, David Kominak, assistant coach Charlie Thornton-White, Grace Kominak,and Neela Mitchell. The students will continue weekly afternoon lessons through July.
Registration continues through Friday (Sept. 20) for the 11th Annual Winthrop Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament, scheduled for Saturday (Sept. 21) at Bear Creek Golf Course near Winthrop. The fundraising tournament is a team event using a scramble format, which features teams of four playing against one another. Check-in is from 8 to 8:30 a.m. […]