Start the new year in the desert sun

The Celebrity Course at Indian Wells Golf ResortThe MBGFR returns to Indian Wells for a sunny start to 2018. Our two day desert event will again be held over the three day Martin Luther King weekend January 13 and 14.

We'll begin play on the Indian Wells Golf Resort's Celebrity Course with an 8 a.m. shotgun start on Saturday, January 13. Play will continue on Sunday with another 8 a.m. shotgun start on the Resort's Players Course.

We're again planning a group dinner at Palm Desert's Castelli's Ristorante on Saturday evening at 6 p.m.

Cost for two days of golf, range, cart, prize fund and Saturday evening dinner is $375 per player. Please add $80 if you'll be bringing a guest to dinner.

We're also planning a practice round at Escena Golf Club in Palm Springs on Friday, January 12. We have room for 16 players so please contact MBGFR President Tom McKinney for complete details and to sign up.

Our two day desert event is traditionally the MBGFR's most popular tournament of the year so sign up quickly!

Send payment to Tom McKinney, PO Box 119, Pacific Grove, CA 93950. You may also pay by PayPal. If you do, select the"family and friends" option to avoid commission fees.

Questions? Contact Tom McKinney, 831-809-5733,

Plan to start your new year off in the warm desert sun! We hope to see you in January!