January 28-29, 2012
NOVATO – Mac McClung a junior at St. Mary’s College cruised to a five-shot victory for amateurgolf.com’s Wine Country Cup title, posting a 36-hole score of 139. The Fremont native beat out fellow teammate Eric Grimberg who finished in second at 144. Carmel’s Jerry Ledzinski and Grant Rappleye of Elk Grove tied for third at 145. Seventeen year-old Nicolo Galletti and 20 year-old Nick Sako rounded out the top-5 as both players scored a two-day total of 146.
In the senior division, Paul Balatti of Santa Rosa and Tiburon’s Eric Smith were tied after 36 holes with a 150 total. The two battled for first place in a playoff with Smith prevailing after the first extra hole. Carmichael’s Herb Jensen, Antioch’s Mark Miller and Novato’s Mike Parnow finished tied behind the two with a 154 total.