Randolph Men’s Club and Arthur Pack Men’s Club each received a bye for the third annual Willie Kane Memorial Cup men’s tournament.
The team event, open to Arizona Golf Association affiliated men’s clubs, has six teams competing.
In first-round play Saturday at Fred Enke, Tucson Golf Club will play Saguaro Men’s Club and Spruce Goose Men’s Club will meet Fred Enke Men’s Club with an 8:04 a.m. tee time.
Sunday at Randolph, Randolph Men’s Club will play the winner of Saturday’s first match and Arthur Pack will play the winner of the second at 8:04 a.m.
The tournament championship will be at Fred Enke on Nov. 15, also with an 8:04 a.m. tee time. Eight players and the six lowest scores count for the team score.
Jay Ervine, the golf course superintendent at Marana’s new Ritz-Carlton Golf Club at Dove Mountain, is switching gears from the fairway to the speedway this week.
The veteran dirt-track racer is driving in the USAC Silver Crown Series 100-lap event Thursday at Phoenix International Raceway.
The sprint-car race is the kickoff to the big NASCAR weekend that features Sunday’s Checker O’Reilly Auto Parts 500.
Ervine, 39, a third-generation golf course superintendent who grew up in Phoenix, will be driving the Pritchett Metal Products No. 24 car in the final race of the Silver Crown season.
The new Ritz-Carlton course will host the 2009 Accenture Match Play Championship.
Sisters Krystal and Alexandra Quihuis of Tucson scored eagles a day apart in youth golf play.
Krystal, 12, finished second in the higher 13-14 age group with an even-par 71, including an eagle, at Chandler’s Bear Creek course. Alexandra, 7, posted her first eagle in the U.S. Kids Golf play in Phoenix on Oct. 25, winning a tournament with even-par 36 at Maryvale Golf Club.
On Oct. 18, Alexandra won her first tournament in U.S. Kids play with a 3-over 39 at Maryvale. Last week, she won an event at Encanto Golf Club in Phoenix with an even-par 35.
• Salpointe Catholic graduates Alex Johnson and Robert Perrott III scored in the Del Walker Invitational in San Diego for the University of the Pacific.
Johnson, a sophomore, finished tied for 29th, and freshman Perrott was 38th, shooting a second-round 69 in his first Tiger varsity appearance. Pacific finished fourth at 4-under par.
• Gonzaga’s Sage Suffecool (Catalina Foothills) shot a final-round 74 to finish third in Idaho’s Bronco Fall Invitational. She shot a final-round 72 to place seventh in Idaho’s Eagles Invitational.
Marriott Southern Arizona Invitational: The 12th annual event will be Nov. 21 at Starr Pass. It will benefit the Children’s Miracle Network-Tucson Medical Center Foundation, the Tucson Conquistadores and the southern Arizona chapter of the Autism Society of America.
Included with foursome play will be gifts, lunch and two tickets to an evening gala. Business sponsorships start at $2,500. For information, call 882-6262.
Tee It up for the Troops: The third-annual charity event, which partners golfers with Air Force and National Guard troops, will combine with a tennis tournament beginning at 7 a.m. Nov. 8 at Skyline Country Club.
Proceeds will benefit the Wounded Warrior Project, the Fischer House and the Air Force Foundation Tucson Community Cares Program. Cost: $150 per person. For information call 990-6040 or 444-9223.
Toys for Tots: Jim and Linda Livengood host the annual event and Mardi Gras on Dec. 11.
There will be a 1 p.m. shotgun start at Arizona National. Cost starts at $500 per foursome. A lunch begins at 11 a.m. and will include a silent auction.