Wednesday, September 18, 2013


Watch Davis Love pound the ball Friday

     Davis Love III, a 20-time winner on the PGA golf tour, will give a 90-minute shot-making clinic to raise money for the Kilpatrick Pond Restoration Project being undertaken by the Idaho Community Foundation at Silver Creek.

     The clinic begins Friday, Sept. 20 at 3 p.m. at The Valley Club. General admission is $50 as a tax deductible donation. Premier seating is available.

     Love, 49, a 6-3 long hitter out of the Univ. of North Carolina, is a 28-year golf professional who was the captain of the 2012 U.S. Ryder Cup team. Besides showing how he hits the golf ball, he will answer questions from the audience Friday.

     Contact Philip Lynch at 721-8306 or email


SV Youth Hockey golf scramble is Friday

     Sun Valley Youth Hockey has scheduled its “Bigwood 9 and Dine” fundraising golf scramble for Friday, Sept. 20 beginning with a 3 p.m. shotgun start at Bigwood Golf Course north of Ketchum. There will be hors d’oeuvres, dinner and no-host bar at 5:30 p.m. at Bigwood Grill.

     Raffle prizes include a 2013-14 season ski pass and $1,000 Atkinsons’ Market gift card. There will be a silent auction at the event, plus a community online auction. Fees are $90 per person for golf/dinner and $30 for dinner only. Call Sarah Benson at 720-3086 or for more details. Raffle tickets are $10 each or six for $50.


Golf ace at the Valley Club

     Richard Davis aced Hole No. 7 of The Valley Club North Nine on Sunday, Sept. 8, using a 9-iron from 130 yards. Witnesses were Jim Somers and Mike Quinn.


Road Runner 5k for Meals on Wheels set for Saturday

     The Senior Connection of Hailey stages its fourth annual Road Runner 5k (3.1-mile) fun run/walk to raise funds for Blaine County’s only Meals on Wheels program on Saturday, Sept. 21. The event starting at 10 a.m. (registration) and 11 a.m. (run start) is open to all ages. There will be raffle prizes and a barbecue lunch served starting at 11:30 a.m.

     Register by today, Wednesday, Sept. 18 for the advance fee of $20 adults and $10 kids 17-and-under. From Sept. 19-21, the adult entry rises to $30. There are family and corporate fees for $50. Call Kimberly Coonis at 788-3468 for details or visit and click on the event link.


Zenergy offers classes for “Active Aging Week”

     As part of the International Council on Active Aging’s “Active Aging Week” Sept. 22-28, Zenergy Health Club & Spa of Ketchum is offering complimentary access to a full range of 12 classes next week, for a $10 donation going to the Senior Connection’s Meals on Wheels program. The schedule includes hydro-fit, yoga and balance classes. Visit to see what you can take.


Women invited to learn about fly fishing

     Women of all abilities are invited to take part in a two-day fly fishing instruction clinic with a crew of female fly fishing guides from Ketchum’s Lost River Outfitters. The clinic is Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 28-29 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Cost is $40.

     Each day, participants get instruction and practice on using gear, casting and techniques for catching fish from knowledgeable guides in a fun and supportive environment. Two days of instruction, rental gear (as needed) provided by Lost River Outfitters and Silver Creek Outfitters of Ketchum, and lunch are all included in the $40 cost. The event is limited to 15 participants. You must have a current Idaho fishing license.

     SheJumps has a mission to increase the participation of females in outdoor activities. Founded in 2007 by big-mountain skier Lynsey Dyer, Claire Smallwood, and Vanessa Pierce, SheJumps creates positive female role models and encourages women around the world to live to their potential.

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