FAIRBANKS — The Fairbanks Golf Association is hosting the 2014 Fairbanks Amateur Golf Championships on July 25-17.

The tournament begins at

2 p.m July 25 at the Fairbanks Golf Course. Participants can schedule tee times after 2 p.m. The competition moves to the North Star Golf Club on July 26. Tee time begin at 9 a.m. by flight. The final day of the tournament will be at Chena Bend Golf course and begins at 9 a.m. with a shotgun start.

The cost is $60 for three days, $50 for two days and $25 for one day. Early registration ends at

6 p.m. Sunday. Prices go up $15 after that. The late registration deadline in 6 p.m. July 22.

Entries are available at all three golf courses but must be turned in to either the North Star Golf Club or the Fairbanks Golf Course.

Competitors are responsible for green fees and cart fees at all three courses.

There will be a men’s and women’s gross and net winners on each day. The player with the lowest gross score after the three days will be crowned champion.

King and queen tournament

The Fifth annual Golden Days King and Queen of the Beach Tournament is set to take place Saturday at Growden Park. Registration begins at 10 a.m. with play beginning at 11 a.m.

The cost is $20 for adults and $15 for college students and active duty military and $10 for juniors (high school class of 2014 or later). Entry fees go to prize money and court improvements.

Partners are assigned and rotated in each match in the king and queen format. There will be separate men’s and women’s divisions and different skill level divisions.

Players 16 and younger can enter with another player 16 and younger as one entry. Players younger than 18 will need a parent or guardian present at check in.

Canoe Race

The second race of the Beaver Sports Tuesday Night Canoe Race Series is scheduled for 7 p.m. today at Graehl Landing. The race will finish at Chena Small Tracks.

Standup paddle boards are allowed in the race.

A third race is scheduled to take place July 29, beginning at Graehl Landing and ending at The Pump House.

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