September 21, 2015
Ten players are headed to this year’s California Senior Amateur Championship after advancing through an 18-hole qualifier held Monday at par-70 Carmel Valley Ranch.
Leading the way was medalist Ray Kong of San Jose,who posted a wild even-par 70 that featured seven birdies and seven bogeys. All four of Kong’s pars came on the front-nine.
Placing second at 72 was Craig Ling of Monterey.
The other eight players moving on were Ken Gosselin (73), Sunil Bhalla (73), Robert Johnson (73), Bob Burnett (74), Neil Duffy (75), Jim Rossiter (76), Bill Wachtel (77) and Gene Van Puymbroeck (77).
This year’s California Senior Amateur will tee off November 2-4 at Mesa Verde CC (South Course) in Costa Mesa.