North Bay Zone Championship
Quail Lodge/Poppy Hills
July 11-12, 2011
July 12, 2011
PEBBLE BEACH – The Napa Valley CC team of Paul Carey, Tom Feutz, Dan Halsey and Rod Stone held on to its first-round lead, capturing the NCGA North Bay Zone Championship at Poppy Hills GC.
Napa Valley posted a powerful 46-under net 240 in the format that takes the best two of four net scores per hole. The champions carded 25-under-par 119 in the second round.
The Healdsburg GC team of Mike Welty, Matt Welty, Brian Whitehall and Gino Whitehall finished a close second after posting a staggering 31-under 113 in the final round and carding 45-under 241 overall. Bennett Valley GC came in third, five strokes behind the leader.
Jose Rivera, of Oakmont GC, had the shot of the tournament making a hole-in-one at Poppy Hills on the 2nd hole, par 3, 138 yards.
Napa Valley and Healdsburg qualify for the Zone Championship August 29-30 at Poppy Hills and Spyglass Hill.