Welcome to June-uary. That's what folks around Tahoe are calling this snowless time of year. And with the paucity of powder -- more than six weeks and counting -- and the endless sunshiny days, many outdoor enthusiasts are eschewing their skis and snowboards and snowshoes for toys more typically seen in the summer.
One of the many beautiful things about living in the Bay Area is the possibility of playing a pleasant 18 holes of golf a stone’s throw away from the Pacific Ocean (in the middle of December no less). However, one of the most scenic and affordable places to do so, Sharp Park in Pacifica, is facing a pending closure.
Put your Wii controller down, don a pair of vintage plaids, and get thee to the links.
No lobsters were served at the PlumpJack/LINK Golf Classic. But after a wind-whipped day on the greens at the Lake Merced Golf & Country Club, the face of many a golfer arriving for the awards dinner at the Clubhouse bore a bright lobster red hue.
Hosted by the the PlumpJack Group in support of the Northern California Cancer Center, this group of dedicated golfers (which includes a few duffers, too) raised $175K for the NCCC’s LINK Fund which provides research and education programs to breast cancer patients and their families.