Greenhorn Creek Resort, located in Gold Country, recently celebrated its 20th anniversary. Among those on hand were World Golf Hall of Famer Patty Sheehan, who served as a consultant for the original golf course design.
The non-profit, pro-bono San Francisco Public Golf Alliance will host its fifth annual Alister MacKenzie Tournament to Save Sharp Park on Saturday June 4 at the public Sharp Park Golf Course in Pacifica.
While there’s still Sectional Qualifying to go, the field for the 2016 U.S. Women’s Open is beginning to take shape. Among those exempt are 2010 champion Paula Creamer and 2014 champ Michelle Wie.
San Jose State officials and other dignitaries broke ground on the university’s new $10.2 golf complex. The Spartan Complex will be the first-ever on-campus training facility for the men and women’s SJSU golf programs.
Pasatiempo GC in Santa Cruz, site of a recent U.S. Open local qualifier, recently signed a 30-year water deal with the city of Scotts Valley. The club, designed by architect Alister MacKenzie, is also in the process of building a 500,000-gallon storage tank.
When Cal alum James Hahn won the 2015 Northern Trust Open, it was supposed to the game changer. A bit over a year and struggles later, Hahn again thought about getting out of golf—until he picked up another win at the Wells Fargo Championship, that is.
Northern California has played a prominent role in the story of women’s golf. Here’s a look at those who shaped the region.
Poppy Hills Director of Instruction Jeff Ritter to Star On The Golf Channel On National Instruction Day
Poppy Hills Director of Instruction Jeff Ritter will be one of seven Golf Channel Academy coaches having a starring role when National Instruction Day is held May 4. Ritter operates his Make The Turn Performance Academy out of Poppy Hills.
When Lupe Orozco first got a job at the restaurant at Poppy Hills, he didn’t know anything about golf. Now, he’s literally knowledgeable. The Poppy Hills assistant superintendent recently earned his turf degree from Rutgers.
‘The Pimple’ tee box on the par-3 15th hole of the Earl Fry Course at Chuck Corica Golf Complex is just the start of what can be a long, treacherous hole. For players in the annual Alameda Commuters, it’s a taste of the U.S. Open.
There are new ticket offerings for the upcoming 2016 U.S. Women’s Open at CordeValle in San Martin. Also, volunteer spots are still open.
This year’s U.S. Women’s Open at CordeValle in San Martin, set for July 7-10, will also play a role in determining the field for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, which will feature golf for the first time since 1904.