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Former Granite Bay star golfer Gulbis to be inducted into local The First Tee Hall of Fame

By: Roseville Press Tribune Staff Reports
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Former Granite Bay High School star and current LPGA player Natalie Gulbis is among the 2012 class of inductees into The First Tee of Greater Sacramento’s Golf Hall of Fame.

Gulbis is joined by former PGA Tour player and current Sacramento State women’s coach David Sutherland, TFTGS Executive Director Angie Dixon of Rocklin and sponsor Bodycraft Collision Centers. Bob and Marilyn Hughes of Rancho Cordova will be honored with Volunteer Community awards.

The induction ceremony is scheduled for 6 p.m. Friday, April 6, at the Crest Theatre in Sacramento. The event will include a fireside chat with Gulbis and Sutherland.

The day will begin with Sutherland conducting a clinic at 9 a.m. at Haggin Oaks. The Sacramento Golf Hall of Fame Golf Tournament tees off at 9:30 on the Alister MacKenzie course at Haggin Oaks.

Tickets for the induction ceremony are $75 per person or $25 for guests under 18 years of age. Tournament entry fee is $250 per person and includes tickets to the induction ceremony for the golfer and a guest.

All proceeds will benefit junior golf in Sacramento.

Roseville Youth Soccer offers British camps

The Roseville Youth Soccer Club will hold British soccer camps, conducted by Challenger Sports, the weeks of June 18-22 and July 30-Aug. 3 at Maidu Park.

Camps being offered are mini soccer for boys and girls ages 4-6 (9 a.m.-10:30 a.m. each day), half day for ages 6-12 (9 a.m.-noon) and goalkeeper training for ages 8-12 (10:30 a.m.-noon). Costs are $107 for mini soccer and goalkeeper training and $137 for half day.

The camps will feature daily tournament play and British coaches teaching foot skills, moves, juggling, tactical practices, sportsmanship and more.

Camper will receive a T-shirt, soccer ball, giant soccer poster and skills performance evaluation. Those who register online at least 45 days before camp will receive a British soccer replica jersey.

Visit www.challengersports.com to register. For information, contact Sunshine Strong at (916) 294-4773 or s.strong@gmail.com.

Roseville High schedules summer volleyball camp

Roseville High School will hold its annual girls volleyball camp the week of July 9-13 at Moeller Gym on campus.

The camp is for girls entering grades 7-9 and will run from 9 a.m.-noon each day. The cost, which includes a camp T-shirt, is $85 by July 5 and $90 after July 5.

Fliers are available at Rosevilletigers.org. For information, contact varsity volleyball coach Ron Grove at rgrove@rjuhsd.us.

Alumni golf tourney, baseball at Oakmont

Oakmont High School will hold its eighth annual alumni golf tournament Friday, April 27, and its 10th annual alumni baseball game Saturday, April 28.

The golf tournament is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. at Woodcreek Oaks Golf Club. The cost is $65. The alumni baseball game is scheduled for 11 a.m.

For information, e-mail athletic director and baseball coach Dean Perkins at dperkins@rjuhsd.us.

Negri golf tournament to benefit Roseville football

The Coach Frank Negri Golf Tournament, benefiting the Roseville High School football team, is scheduled for Saturday, April 28, at Lincoln Hills Golf Course.

The four-man best-ball event tees off at 8 a.m. and costs $110 per golfer, which includes cart, food, beverages, prizes and raffles. The entry deadline is April 21.

For an entry form or questions, call Coach Frank Negri at (916) 783-8359 or (916) 300-3906.