John Ronca of San Luis Obispo (right) was officially named the 89th president of the Northern California Golf Association at the Association’s Annual Meeting. Pictured on the left is outgoing President Lee Gidney.
Two teams earned spots into next year’s U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship at Winged Foot in New York.
Players in three different flights and an overall gross champion were crowned at Poppy Hills Golf Course.
The best junior golfers from the Junior Tour of Northern California will square off against the best juniors from Southern California in the inaugural Challenge Cup, to be held Dec. 22-23 at Poppy Hills in Pebble Beach. The two day event will feature a Ryder Cup-like format.
Mira Costa took the team title, while Corona del Mar’s Alyaa Abdulghany won the individual crown with a women’s course record 69 at Poppy Hills.
The 2015 CIF State Girls’ Golf High School Championship will bring some powerhouses to host course Poppy Hills in Pebble Beach. SoCal champ Andrea Lee of Mira Costa is the No.24 ranked amateur in the world.
St. Francis of Mountain View claimed its third straight team title, while Sabrina Iqbal and Samantha Gong shared medalist honors in the rain and cold at The Club at Crazy Horse Ranch in Salinas.
Jordan Spieth might have reached his prime at 22, while Vijay Singh was 41. Tiger and Seve had two primes. When is a golfer at his best?
Show your passion for the game you love by maintaining your membership in one of the largest regional golf associations in the world. The NCGA Annual Fall Renewal Period for 2016 membership concludes Jan. 14.
Mark Harding of Hermosa Beach played his final four holes at 1-under to hold on and win the title by one over Don DuBois at Mesa Verde CC in Costa Mesa.
One of the NCGA’s most popular events returned to Poppy Hills Golf Course for the Halloween weekend.
2016 Scratch League 2016 Scratch League Rules 2016 Regular Season Grouping Results 2016 Playoff Results ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 2015 Rules 2015 Regular Season Results 2015 Playoff Results Finals December 7, 2015 at Poppy Hills Championship Player Information Pairings Poppy Hills Yardage Championship Final Results Bear Creek Golf Club wrapped up its second title in a row and third in the last five years. Located in Murrieta, Bear Creek tallied 36 points in Monday’s Cal Scratch League State Championship at par-71 Poppy Hills Golf Course, defeating runner-up Roddy Ranch GC by two points. Along with winning last year, Bear Creek also took the title in 2011. “We just play a lot together and know each other’s games,” Bear Creek captain Tom Norys said. “We all play in SCGA events and also in NorCal events.” The championship would come down to the final foursome. Iain MacDonald’s 76 points put Bear Creek over the top. Leading Bear Creek was Dave Ober with 80 points. Norys and Todd Stires both had 78 points. Roddy Ranch, who finished with 34 team points, was led by Garrett Wagner’s 90 points. Mark Miller tallied 79, and Todd Howe had 78 points. The player having the best day was Saticoy CC’s Nathan Celusta, who racked up 92 points. Both Saticoy CC and Rancho Murieta CC finished tied for third with 21 team points. The league uses a format where every hole is worth 16 points–7 to the winner, 5 to second, 3 to third and 1 for fourth. Each player then competes against the other three players in the foursome. If all the players tie on a specific hole, each player receives four points....