Just how far can you drive it with hickory sticks? A group took on historic Del Monte Golf Course on Friday.
Clovis resident Bryson DeChambeau led a record setting charge as Team USA took the third round lead at the World Amateur Team Championship. Team USA is looking for its second straight title.
The field for the upcoming Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach continues to take shape. The championship will mark Poppy Hills’ return as a venue under the PGA Tour umbrella.
Saddle Creek Resort in Copperopolis has reduced irrigation 40% to help with water conservation in the Golden State. Among the changes have been less watering of the rough areas.
A trio of former Ryder Cup captains–Davis Love III, Tom Lehman and Ben Crenshaw–will be at Poppy Hills for the upcoming First Tee Open at Pebble Beach.
Quail Lodge Golf Club, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary, has a new chapter. It recently hired Wendy Stuart as its first female Director of Golf.
Kirk Triplett enjoyed his first round at the new Poppy Hills, a welcomed change from the older version that hosted the AT&T.
Rory McIlroy now says that he will play in the 2015 Frys.com Open, not this year’s. McIlroy could also be at TPC Harding Park in 2015 for the Match Play Championship.
The U.S. Amateur Public Links may not be so missed after all. Nearly 5,000 players have signed up for the 2015 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball, to be held at Olympic Club. Poppy Hills is one of the qualifying sites.
Sabrina Iqbal and Joshua McCarthy won Player of the Year honors for the 2013-2014 Junior Tour of Northern California season. Iqbal is just starting high school this fall.