Oct. 18, 2016
Hanna-Wehrman Cup Tuesday Singles
The Hanna-Wehrman isn’t going anywhere. And this time, there wasn’t even a tie.
The NCGA captured its 11th straight Hanna-Wehrman Cup on Tuesday at par-71 Poppy Hills Golf Course, defeating the NCPGA, 11-9. The winning point for the NCGA would be tallied by team rookie Kyle Davies, who defeated Dave Carr, 3 and 1.
Earlier, the NCGA got a pair of big 5 and 4 wins from Granite Bay GC member Jon Peterson and 2016 NCGA Public Links champ Matt Cohn.
2015 NCGA Player of the Year Nick Moore also won, 4 and 2. Moore and Cohn won both their Chapman and Foursomes matches on Monday.
The NCPGA had made things interesting after sweeping the No.4 through No.6 matches. Getting wins for the NCPGA there were Tim Huber, Tim Sands and Joe Moulton.
The NCGA leads in the overall Hanna-Wehrman Cup series, 24-18-9.
Staedler-Jetter Cup Tuesday Singles
The NCPGA may have lost the Hanna-Wehrman Cup again, but they held their own in the Staedler-Jetter Cup senior competition.
Team NCPGA wrapped up its fifth straight title, defeating the NCGA, 15-13. Clinching the cup for the NCPGA were a pair of tough wins by Shawn McEntee (1-up) and John Grund (2 and 1).
Earlier the NCPGA got big wins from Stuart Smith, Don Thames, Shawn Kelly, Dana Jetter and Rod Souza.
The NCGA, which was hoping to break the NCPGA’s win streak, got victories from Scott Anderson, Mark Morgan, Bob Thomason, Frank Pieper and 2015 NCGA Super Senior Player of the Year Herb Jensen.
The NCGA leads in the overall Staedler-Jetter Cup series, 14-9-3.
Singles Photo Gallery
Oct. 17, 2016
Hanna Wehrman Monday Afternoon Foursomes
A big afternoon run left the NCGA holding a commanding 6.5-3.5 lead with only Tuesday’s Singles matches left on the table.
The NCGA, which is aiming for its 11 straight Cup win, won the first four of Monday afternoon’s Foursomes matches. Each of the matches would come down to at least the 16th hole.
The winning NCGA tandems were Ben Peters/Ryan Sloane (2 and 1), Juan Gonzalez and Zachary Solomon (1-up), Jason Anthony and Kyle Davies (1-up) and Matt Cohn and Nick Moore (1-up).
The lone winning NCPGA Foursomes squad was the tandem of Tim Huber and Tim Sands (3 and 1).
Last year’s championship resulted in a 10-10 tie, keeping the cup in the NCGA’s hands.
Staedler-Jetter Monday Afternoon Foursomes
The four-time defending champion NCPGA squad is in good shape heading into Tuesday’s final Singles matches. But so too is the NCGA.
Following Monday’s Foursomes play, the score was all knotted up 7-7. The big difference was the NCGA’s Herb Jensen and Frank Pieper pulling out a late 3 and 2 win over Rod Souza and Glen Stubblefield.
The NCGA got earlier victories from the tandems of Casey Boyns and Randy Haag (6 and 5), Jim Knoll and Mark Morgan (1-up) and Bob Thomason and Chuck Richesin (7 and 5). The NCPGA, meanwhile, had collected wins from the tandems of Shawn McEntee and Stuart Smith (2 and 1), Don Thames and John Grund (5 and 4) and Michael Paul and Mike Cook (5 and 4).
There will be 14 Singles matches on Tuesday, with 14 points up for grabs.
Hanna-Wehrman Monday Morning Chapman
Following the Monday morning Chapman portion, both the NCGA and NCPGA were tied at 2.5 points.
The NCGA got wins from the tandems of Nick Moore and Matt Cohn (5 and 4) and Ben Peters and Ryan Sloane (3 and 2). The NCPGA countered with victories from the tandems of Mitch Lowe and Dave Carr (7 and 6) and Tim Huber and Tim Sands (1-up).
The NCGA’s Jason Anthony and Kyle Davies erased a one-down deficit on the 18th hole to halve their match against David Solomon and Ray Otis.
In the Chapman format both players on a team hit tee shots, and then play second shots using their partner’s tee shot location. After both players’ second shots, the team must select one ball location from which to complete the hole using the alternate shot format.
Staedler-Jetter Monday Morning Chapman
The NCPGA grabbed an early 4-3 lead thanks to a great start. The NCPGA would win four of the first five matches out, including victories from the tandems of Shawn McEntee and Stuart Smith (6 and 5) and Scott Hoyt and Dana Jetter (3 and 2).
The NCGA rallied at the end of the morning session, getting victories from Super Seniors Chuck Richesin and Bob Thomason (4 and 3) and Herb Jensen and Frank Pieper (2 and 1). Jensen was the inaugural NCGA Super Senior Player of the Year in 2015.
Photo Gallery Monday