NCGA North Sierra Zone Championship
Poppy Hills and Quail Lodge
July 28-29, 2011
July 29, 2011
CARMEL – The Lakeridge GC team of Dan Blake, Allen Gray, David Gray and Tony Shanks came from 11 strokes down in the final round to win the NCGA North Sierra Zone Championship at Quail Lodge Resort.
The Reno club turned in a stellar 19-under net 123 in the second round for a 28-under 258 total in the format that takes the best two of four net scores per hole.
Runners-up McCloud GC (Joe Bambino, James Clark, John Gut and Bill Michelon) started the day out of contention, but earned one the qualifying spots in the Zone Championship via a final round net 126. Bailey Creek GC took third, two back of the champions.
First-round leaders Lake Almanor faded to fourth place, failing to dupicate its first round 20-under score.
Lakeridge and McCloud qualify for the Zone Championship August 29-30 at Poppy Hills and Spyglass Hill.