Sports briefs for April 17

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Local junior golfers to learn from professionals

Local junior golfers looking to learn the sport of golf will soon have their day with Yampa Valley Golf Course professionals.

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Ann Marie Hamilton and Brett Etzler, YVGC Class A Golf Professionals, are hosting opening day April 21 in addition to junior camps for ages 5 to 17.

Saturday's free activities include prizes, contests and a club swap.

"We haven't worked out the details yet but are hoping that if they have a set of clubs that are too small, they can exchange them for a different size," Hamilton said.

Etzler and Hamilton also are hosting junior camps, beginning in late May.

Camp dates are: ages 13 to 17 May 31 to June 1, ages 5 to 9 June 4 to 5, and 10- to 13-year-olds June 7 to 8.

All camps are from 8 to 11 a.m. and cost $40.

Those interested may call either Etzler or Hamilton at YVGC at 824-3673.

Wrestling team hosts tourney Saturday

The Bad Dogs youth wrestling team is hosting a tournament at Moffat County High School Saturday.

Competition begins at 9:30 a.m. for wrestlers in grades pre-K to third, and those in grades 4 to 6 start at 11 a.m.

Billy Bingham, Bad Dogs director, said there will be eight man brackets and a round-robin tournament setup.

The fee is $15 per wrestler, and those interested may contact Bingham at 824-1741.

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