July 3, 2013
Ancil Hoffman – Player Information – Pairings
Castle Oaks – Player Information – Pairings
Las Positas – Player Information – Pairings
Monarch Bay – Player Information – Pairings
San Geronimo – Player Information – Pairings
Santa Clara – Player Information – Pairings
Shadow Lakes – Player Information – Pairings
PEBBLE BEACH – Forty-two teams advanced through local qualifying to sectional qualifying for the 31st Annual NCGA Associate Club Championship on Wednesday at seven different Northern California golf courses. In a format which takes the two best net scores per hole of a four-man team, plenty of red numbers were posted on the day.
Las Positas GC held the largest qualifier of the seven courses as nine teams advanced to sectional qualifying. Leading the way was San Lorenzo GC with a score of 118, 26-under-par, closely followed by Dragons GC at 119, 25-under-par. Three other teams qualified with a 121, 23-under-par, while scores of 123, 124 (2) and 126 (1) also qualified.
The next largest qualifier was held at Santa Clara GTC with eight teams moving on. E-Club South Bay earned low honors, also with a net score of 118, 26-under-par. Eagle Ridge Rewards Club finished second at 120, 24-under-par, while third place went to BDGE GC at 122, 22-under-par. One team qualified with a 123, two teams qualified with a 125, and only two of the four teams who fired a 126 qualified.
Ancil Hoffman GC and Castle Oaks GC each had seven spots available in their respective qualifiers. Sacramento Chinese GC and Sac District GC shared medalist honors at the Ancil Hoffman GC qualifier each with scores of 123, 21-under-par. Two teams qualified with scores of 127 and 128, while the final team to qualify, SABGC, posted a 133.
At Castle Oaks GC, Christian GC of Central California scored a 120, 24-under-par to win by single stroke. They were closely followed by Capitol City at 121, 23-under-par, while third place went to Highway Operations GC at 124, 20-under-par. Other teams to qualify at Castle Oaks GC had scores of 125, 126, 130 and 131.
Monarch Bay GC had five teams qualify from the par-71 layout. Leading the way was Spondulick GC at 117, 25-under-par, seven shots better than its nearest competitor. Tied for second place at 124, 18-under-par were NAS GA and Half Moon Bay Katz GC. Fourth place went to Loons Nest GC at 127, 15-under-par, while fifth place went to E-Club San Francisco at 128, 14-under-par.
Shadow Lakes GC had four teams advance, led by Martinez GA at 121, 23-under-par. E-Club North Bay took second place at 122, 22-under-par, with third place going to Northgate GC at 123, 21-under-par. The final team to qualify, finishing alone in fourth place, was Lamorinda GC at 126, 18-under-par.
The smallest of the qualifiers was at San Geronimo GC, where only two teams survived. Swing Hard GC earned the top spot with a score of 125, 19-under-par, while second place went to Outabounds GC at 129, 15-under-par.
Teams that advanced through local qualifying will next play in sectional qualifying on August 1 at Poppy Ridge GC. The top teams from there will advance on to the 31st Annual NCGA Associate Club Championship held at Del Monte GC and Spyglass Hill GC on August 26-27. All results are unofficial until scorecards have been verified by NCGA staff.