Historic Sonoma Golf Club, located in Sonoma wine country, has been acquired by golf club operator Escalante. Legend Sam Snead once said that Sonoma Golf Club was his favorite course anywhere.
Frank Pieper and Mike Staskus (pictured) won their first NCGA title at 19-under 197.
Junior Tour of Northern California players Lucy Li and Kathleen Scavo and alum Paige Lee all advanced to the U.S. Women’s Open. Li, at age 11, is the youngest qualifier ever.
The Third Annual Alister MacKenzie Tournament to Save Sharp Park will be held Saturday, May 31 at Sharp Park Golf Course. Play in a scramble for $175 to support the worthy cause of saving MacKenzie’s historic public Sharp Park golf links.
Local qualifying for this year’s U.S. Open at Pinehurst is in full swing at a number of sites throughout Northern California. Here’s a quick one-stop post to keep you all caught up.
Mike Stieler and Danny Paniccia made it back-to-back at the NCGA Four-Ball Championship.
Stanford’s Patrick Rodgers and Cameron Wilson have been named finalists for the Ben Hogan Award. No Cardinal has ever won the award, created in 1990.
Chuck Corica Golf Complex in Alameda, which hosts up to 150,000 rounds per year, is set to take on some new looks, including the Mif Albright par-3 executive course. The Jack Clark South Course will be redone by Rees Jones.
Danny Paniccia and Mike Stieler made it two in a row.
Opening today in San Francisco’s Mission District is Urban Putt, a creatively crafted 14-hole miniature golf course, complete with a restaurant and two bars.