Sports Scene: April 23, 2013

By From page A8 | April 24, 2013

Golf tournament

The very first Cameron Park Friends of the Library Golf Tournament is scheduled for Saturday, May 4, starting at 8:30 a.m. at Bass Lake Golf Course. Registration packets are available at Cameron Park Library, 2500 Country Club Dr., Cameron Park 95682; or Bass Lake Golf Course, 300 Alexandrite Dr., Rescue 95672. Proceeds to benefit the Cameron Park Library. For more information regarding golf fees, sponsor participation and prizes, call Cathy Zanatta at 530-417-3443.

Golf fundraiser

The Ponderosa High School athletic Department is holding a golf fundraiser May 9 at Cold Springs Country Club. Cost of $125 includes green fees, cart, range balls and freebies. Four person scramble format with shotgun start beginning at noon. Raffle prizes, closest to the pin contest on the 8th hole, and dinner. Cold Springs members play discounted rate of $75. To register, contact Tyson Escobar, Attn: Golf Tournament, at 3661 Ponderosa Rd, Shingle Springs, CA, 95682.

Memorial golf fundraiser

The 23rd annual Craig “Berte” Reynolds memorial Golf Tournament is May 11 at the Camino Heights Golf Course. Raffles, Closest to the pin, trophies, after golf dinner. Tee-off at noon; check in 10:30-11:30 a.m. Format is a r person scramble event. Cost is $60/$300 per 5 person team. Tee box sponsors are $60. Proceeds go directly to both the Craig Reynolds Memorial Scholarship and to the girls basketball program at El Dorado High School. For information, call Spanky’s at 530-622-1700 or Dave Haugerud at 530-306-5382.

Motherlode Bike Ride

The Motherlode Century Bike Ride rolls through some of Northern California’s most beautiful landscapes May 11. The 28 mile loop features a fantastic panoramic view of the valley, while the 64 and 94-mile  routes add a remote canyon with rewarding climbs and awe-inspiring scenery. An optional bonus 7 mile loop gives the tenacious an extra climb and valley view. Goody bag, delectable aid stations, lunch stop and fully sagged with mechanics, first aid, radio & cell communications. Riders enjoy a delicious riverside dinner with live music following the ride. The entry is affordable, and the riding is outstanding. We offer $10 camping, or tent cabins, RV spots or cabins, all riverside. Enhance your weekend experience with a rafting trip, a walk through time at the adjacent Gold Discovery State Park, hiking, mountain biking or a visit to the many local wineries and micro-breweries. For information visit

Swim clinic

Join AquaSol Swimming Summer Clinic, May 15 to July 26 at the Western Slope Aquatic Center at Union Mine High School. Levels for all ages and stages. Clinic swimmers swim with the team groups. Assessment by appointment. Experienced USA and ASCA Certified coaches. $250 and includes the USA Swimming Seasonal Membership (a $45 value). Register at

Special Olympics fundraiser

The El Dorado Special Olympics group will host their 11th annual Golf Tournament at Cameron Park Country Club on June 24. Golfers will play 18 holes with a cart provided in a shotgun start beginning at 8:30 a.m. A tri-tip banquet is included, and prizes will be awarded for first through third places. The cost is $150 per golfer. Raffle prizes and an auction will be included. Special Olympics also is looking for business sponsors for the event. For more information, call John Truscelli at 530-417-2661.

Golf tournament

The St. Patrick’s Knights of Columbus Council is sponsoring the 15th annual Mother Teresa Golf Tournament Monday, June 3, at Cold Springs Country Club. A dinner and raffle will follow the tournament, and non-golfers are invited to attend the dinner for $35. Golfers’ cost is $150 each. For more information or to reserve your spot, call Mike Lamoureux at 530-622-5325.

Jerry Heinzer

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