The last time a Northern California native won a USGA individual title remains Ricky Barnes at the 2002 U.S. Amateur. Why is it so hard to win a USGA title? Those who have knocked on the door but been denied explain.
Just a year ago, Stanford’s Maverick McNealy had a stroke average of 72.25 for the Cardinal. This year, he led the nation in scoring with a 68.70 scoring average. What are some the changes that have led to such a quick turnaround?
Robert Trent Jones Sr. forever changed course design, and his two sons continued his legacy with their own remarkable careers.
Maverick McNealy and Bryson DeChambeau’s big years are paying more dividends. On Monday, the duo were named as early picks for the 2015 U.S. Walker Cup squad.
No.1 seed Jim Knoll defeated No.2 Casey Boyns on the 20th hole.
Maverick McNealy defeated Matt Cohn, 6 and 5 in the final.
No.1 seed Maverick McNealy (pictured) defeated No.7 seed Matt Cohn to win the title at Spyglass Hill. At No.2, McNealy was the highest world-ranked player to ever compete in an NCGA championship.
September 8, 2015 Results will be posted as soon as they are available.
High school junior Jessica Luo survived a hectic week and tough competition to claim the title at Quail Lodge Golf Club.
A strong Northern California contingent will be among those teeing off in next week’s U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship. The group will be looking to do something that hasn’t been done in over a decade. The last player with NorCal ties to win the title was San Francisco’s Dorothy Delasin in 1999.