FILLMORE, Calif., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Elkins Ranch Golf Course will honor its founder Annie Elkins with a birthday party and day of golf specials on Sunday, June 5, 2011, which would have been her 160th birthday. Mrs. Elkins, along with her husband C.C., founded a 110-acre citrus ranch on the site where the golf course is now located. She died in 1946.
"We want to encourage women like my Great Grandmother Annie to come out and golf with us that day. We also want all residents in the area who maybe haven't been to see us lately to join us at Ventura County's friendliest golf course, help us honor Annie and have some fun," says Cheryl Dimitt, General Manager of the Elkins Ranch Golf Course, which includes an 18 hole, 6,302 yard golf course, a pro shop and bar & grill, offering great food and a full bar.
Highlights for the Annie Get Your Club Day of Golf include an all-inclusive package for $160 (in honor of Annie's age) including:
- Round of Golf for Two
- Golf Cart
- Hat & Golf Towel
- Breakfast or Lunch at the Elkins Ranch Bar & Grill
- A "Break 80" Contest for any golfers who scores below Annie's half-age
Foursomes who reserve tee times before June 4 will receive an additional 10 percent donated in their name to the local Boys & Girls Club to encourage young golfers.
"Elkins Ranch is one of the best courses in the area. We have beautiful views of the Santa Clara River Valley and a very well maintained facility offering a high quality golf experience second to none," says Joel Pyron, the Head Professional at Elkins Ranch, adding, "If you need a reason to get back out on the golf course and want to do it in a relaxed setting, then Elkins Ranch is the place for you!"
More About Elkins Ranch
Elkins Ranch Golf Course is one of the finest golf courses in Southern California and one of the few that are still family owned and operated, located in a picturesque, rural setting.
Joel Pyron, Elkins Ranch's new golf pro, comes from the Ojai Valley Inn and brings a knowledge of golf and dedication to providing a high quality golf experience for a wide range of golfers. He has developed new programs to appeal to golfing youth, women and couples.
The Elkins Ranch Bar & Grill is famous for its burgers and tuna melts, offering both golfers and non-golfers a stunning setting for dining along the golf course, with indoor seating and patio seating for up to 300 guests, making it a favorite venue for special events.
Located in the beautiful Santa Clara River Valley off State Route 23 between Fillmore and Moorpark, Elkins Ranch is less than 30 minutes from Valencia, Ventura, Moorpark and Simi Valley and less than 40 minutes from Thousand Oaks, Oxnard and Camarillo.
For more information on Elkins Ranch and the Annie Get Your Club Day of Golf call (805) 524-1440 or visit www.elkinsranchgc.com
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