AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Disc golf tournament planned April 20 at Port Townsend Golf Course

Disc golfers plan tournament in Port Townsend

PORT TOWNSEND — The Port Townsend Disc Golf Park will hold an Inaugural Doubles Tournament fundraiser for the Rhododendron Festival Scholarship Fund at the Port Townsend Golf Course on April 20.

The course is located at 1948 Blaine St.

Entry fees are $20 with random doubles, open and novice divisions.

Check-in starts at noon with a 1 p.m. player meeting and a 1:30 p.m. shotgun start.

Prizes from local businesses will be up for grabs.

Spectators are welcome.

The disc golf course will be open to the public after the tournament and April 21.

To register, use the Udisc app and search for PT Golf Park.

For more information, call 360-207-7798 or 360-531-4557.

Golf For Grads benefit

SEQUIM — The Golf For Grads tournament on May 31 will benefit the Sequim High School Class of 2024’s safe and sober graduation party.

No handicap is required for the four-person scramble format event.

Registration will open at 11 a.m., with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. Entry fees are $100 and include green fees, cart use, lunch, KP and long drive contests, a hole-in-one grand prize, optional honey pot competition and drink tickets.

Team sponsorships also are available.

For more information or to register, visit https://tinyurl.com/PDN-Golf4Grads24 or call 360-683-6344.

4×4 racing weekend

PORT TOWNSEND — The Jeff Co. 4×4 Club will host a weekend of mud drags and tough truck racing April 20-21 at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds.

Gates will open at 8 a.m. and racing will start at 11 a.m. both days.

Admission is $5, with camping available for $20.

Mud drags will be held April 20 with 4, 6, 8, Open and Kids Quads classes.

Entry fees are $25 per class.

The tough truck competition is open to all; entries are $35.

For more information, email jeffco4x4club@gmail.com.

Athletics heading east

OAKLAND, Calif. — The Athletics will leave Oakland after this season and play temporarily at a minor league park near Sacramento until their planned new stadium in Las Vegas is built.

The A’s announced the decision to play at the home of the Sacramento River Cats from 2025-27 with an option for 2028 on Thursday after being unable to reach an agreement to extend their lease in Oakland during that time.

The A’s announced their intention last April to move to Las Vegas and MLB owners unanimously approved in November the application to relocate.

Oakland drew 13,522 fans on opening night this year with a few thousand others protesting in the parking lot.

The A’s will now play the next three seasons at 10,000-seat Sutter Health Park in West Sacramento, near the state capitol and the NBA arena where the Sacramento Kings play.

Peninsula News and The Associated Press

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