Design consultants are finally convincing facilities to develop experiences better suited for the female golfer.
No matter where the Stocker Cup is, Las Vegas resident Brady Exber has a way of finding the top of the leaderboard. A year after winning in Sonoma, the 59-year-old made it back-to-back with a victory at The Preserve in Carmel Valley, the tournament’s host course.
Last weekend’s Frys.com Open was the last, as supermarket chain Safeway will take over as title sponsor in 2016. As part of the deal, the season-opening PGA Tour event will continue to be held at Silverado Resort in Napa through 2020.
Reigning NCAA individual champ and U.S. Amateur winner Bryson DeChambeau of Clovis announced Wednesday that he is leaving SMU, ending his days as a collegiate player. DeChambeau said his plans for now include preparing for the 2016 Masters.
Twelve members of the Junior Tour of Northern California got the chance to play with the pros Sunday as part of Frys.com Open week. The participating pros were James Hahn, Scott Langley, Ollie Schnedierjans and Jarrod Lyle.
After 15 years as a course rater for the NCGA, 77-year-old Twain Harte resident Chuck Jett is retiring. He leaves with Course Rater of the Year honors.
Even at the age of 81, K.C. Cote has absolutely no plans to retire. Her passion for the game–and life itself–stems from two tours of duty as an Air Force nurse during the Vietnam War.
Golf and football mixed as NCGA members enjoyed Golf Day on the Farm Saturday at Stanford. Along with getting to watch Stanford take on Arizona, members got to meet the defending national champion Stanford Women’s Golf Team.
With her win on Thursday, Karen Garcia made it three USGA titles for NorCal in 2015. Starting this weekend, the U.S. Mid-Am and U.S. Women’s Mid-Am get underway. Will someone bring even more USGA hardware back to Northern California?
Auburn Valley GC member Karen Garcia of Cool won the 17th and 18th holes to capture the U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur Championship. Garcia is the first NorCal U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur winner since Lois Hodge of Los Altos in 1988,