Still just a teenager, Lydia Ko will return to Lake Merced GC in April to defend her title at the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic. Since her win last year, Ko’s accomplishments include being the youngest ever player to earn the world No.1 ranking.
A qualifier for the U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship was held at Pasatiempo GC.
June 8, 2015 Brian Helton took the title at the Paso Robles City at Hunter Ranch Golf Club after surviving a playoff. Helton, a member at Paso Robles GC, and e-Club Fresno member Justin Avery finished regulation tied with 36-hole totals of 142. In what turned out to be a six-hole playoff, Helton finally broke…
With more than 50 FootGolf courses popping up in California, the NCGA’s Kevin Merfeld had to see what the hybrid sport was all about.
Monarch Dunes in Nipomo built a 12-hole par 3 course with two cups on each green, including one that is 8 inches wide. The course is set up for beginners, but it’s fun and challenging for everyone. See how the Challenge Course is bringing in and developing new golfers with its revolutionary Learn Golf program.
August 10, 2015 Results will be posted as soon as they are available. What is a cash advance and how it works can be found on our website.
Junior golfers have even more reason to celebrate. The NCGA’s Youth on Course announced Tuesday that it has formed a partnership with The First Tee as part of its national expansion.
Architect Jay Morrish, who got his start in golf as construction superintendent at Spyglass Hill, has died. Morrish returned to his Northern California roots to design the Cliffs Course at Olympic Club and Tehama GC.
NCGA members have access to an exclusive ticket deal at TPC Harding Park that is 60% off, and includes a private Q&A with NBC/Golf Channel talent and a chance to be an Honorary Observer.
The USGA announced the local qualifying sites for the 2015 U.S. Open. Five are in Northern California. This year’s lone California Sectional qualifier will be in Southern California.