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NCGA Senior Net Championship

54th NCGA Senior Net Championship | Poppy Hills | June 5-6, 2017


2016 NCGA Senior Net champions: Ken Rhodes (Big Sur), Joe Cioni (Golden Gate) and Wayne Hoffer (Yosemite) (clockwise from top left)

First played in 1964, the NCGA Senior Net Championship is a handicap event for all NCGA members 55 and older.

ENTRIES CLOSE: April 9, 2017.  QUALIFYING DATE: May 4, 2017.  CHAMPIONSHIP DATES: June 5-6, 2017.  CHAMPIONSHIP SITE: Poppy Hills.  ENTRY FEE: $71. Players qualifying for the championship will pay an additional $150.

 ELIGIBILITY:Players must have reached their 55th birthday by June 6, 2016 and have a numeric handicap index of 7.5 to 36.4 (40.4 for women) listed on their club’s Master Report on the date of registration.

FORMAT: 18 holes qualifying.  The championship proper will be 36 holes of stroke play (18 holes per day) at 100% of course handicap.


QUALIFYING:  For the 54th NCGA Senior Net Championship will take place May 4 at the following courses:

Napa GC | Pajaro Valley GC | Poppy Ridge GC | Reserve at Spanos Park | Turkey Creek GC

Note: Qualifying rounds will not be flighted.

 CHAMPIONSHIP: Players will be divided into three flights for the championship proper.


2016: Full Recap


About Poppy Hills

Poppy Hills, which is owned by the NCGA, underwent an extensive renovation beginning in March of 2013 centered around water conservation, primarily by improving irrigation and drainage. Architect Robert Trent Jones II returned with his design firm, this time creating a firm, fast and fun course that unfolds seamlessly through the stunning Del Monte Forest. Poppy Hills 1

Jones reinvented the course architecturally, restoring each hole to its natural elevation along the forest floor, softening doglegs and contours, rebuilding all 18 greens with bentgrass, eliminating rough and introducing native waste areas that reduce irrigated turf by nearly 25%.

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