June 24, 2014
A second straight sensational round pushed Eagle Ridge Rewards Golf Club to victory.
Eagle Ridge Rewards GC, made up of teammates Sean McGarry and Mark May, shot a final round 10-under 62 to finish at 19-under 125 and win the 23rd annual NCGA Associate Club Four-Ball Net Championship at par-72 Del Monte Golf Course.
While McGarry and May carded two bogeys, the pair went on a spree with two eagles (on holes No.7 and No.11) and eight birdies to break away for a three stroke win over runner-up eClub South Bay.
eClub South Bay, made up of teammates William Jones and John Bettencourt, had a final round low 11-under 61 featuring an eagle and nine birdies to come in at a total of 16-under 128.
eClub East Bay (2), who had started the day alone in first following a sizzling first round 11-under 61 at Spyglass Hill on Monday, fell back into a three-way tie for third place at 15-under 129 after a final round 68. A day after posting an eagle and nine birdies, eClub East Bay (2) teammates Goran Kalas and Sterling Fairholm penciled in seven birdies but also three bogeys, including two on their back-nine.
Also finishing in third was University of California San Francisco Golf Club and eClub South Bay (2). UCSF GC, made up of Richard Ortiz and Ayman Naseri, had an eagle and seven birdies but also a bogey.
EClub South Bay (2), comprised of teammates Casey Ramback and Andrew Newman, had an eagle and nine birdies but also a crucial double-bogey.
June 23, 2014
The team to chase after the first round of the annual NCGA Associate Club Four-Ball Net Championship is eClub East Bay.
The eClub East Bay team, made up of teammates Garan Kalas and Sterling Fairholm, took the lead Monday by carding a stellar 11-under 61 at par-72 Spyglass Hill.
Kalas and Fairholm eagled the par-5 1st and tacked on nine birdies with not a single bogey on their card.
In second place, just a stroke behind at 62, is Chevron Golf Club of San Ramon. Chevron GC of San Ramon, consisting of teammates Keith Wilson and Dennis K. Honda, nabbed two eagles and had seven birdies. Their lone slip was a bogey on the par-3 12th.
Sitting in third place, just two behind the leaders at 63, is Eagle Ridge Rewards Golf Club, comprised of teammates Sean McGarry and Mark May. McGarry and May were steady, penciling in nine birdies.
Four squads are tied for fourth at 64, just three back—eClub South Bay 2 (Casey Ramback, Andrew Newman), Bushwood CC (Andy and Jim Nordhoff), Redwood GC (Kevin Oliveira, John Greitzer) and Martinez GA (James Thomas, Rand Bottom).
Tuesday’s second round will be held at par-72 Del Monte Golf Course in Monterey.