April 17, 2018
Dragonfly GC came back to get the win.
Dragonfly GC shot a final round 22-under 118 to come in at 36-under 246, capturing the annual NCGA South Valley Zone Championship by nine shots over runner-up Sherwood Forest GC. Both Dragonfly GC and Sherwood Forest GC earned automatic spots into this year’s NCGA Zone Championship, slated for August 27-28 at Poppy Hills and Spyglass Hill.
The Dragonfly GC squad, made up of teammates Clint Jones, Rocky Steagall, Eric Cogdill and Reino Siipola, carded nine eagles and four birdies to go against just one bogey in the finale.
Sherwood Forest GC, comprised of Karl Aalto, Lee King, James Branton and Steve Souza, posted a total of 255 after carding six eagles and six birdies to go against three bogeys in the finale.
Third place went to Kings CC at 260 after a final round 129. First round leader Lemoore GC slipped to sixth place after a final round 140.
April 16, 2018
Lemoore GC took the first round lead at the annual NCGA South Valley Zone Championship.
Lemoore GC posted a first round score of 16-under 126 to take a two-shot lead over Dragonfly GC, who shot 128.
The Lemoore GC squad, made up of teammates Joe Jones, Perry Lopez, Brandon Gore and David Chavez, carded six eagles and six birdies to go against two double-bogeys playing in a format that takes the two best net scores per hole of a four-man team.
Dragonfly GC, comprised of Clint Jones, Rocky Steagall, Eric Cogdill and Reino Siipola, went bogey-free with four eagles and six birdies.
Sherwood Forest GC is alone in third place at 12-under 130.
Tuesday’s final round will see play shift over to par-71 Carmel Valley Ranch.
Only the two low teams following play will advance to this year’s NCGA Zone Championship, slated for August 27-28 at Poppy Hills and Spyglass Hill.