Jack Fleck beat Ben Hogan at the 1955 U.S. Open at The Olympic Club in a playoff. Fleck had been the oldest living U.S. Open champion.
The First Tee Open has become so popular that its field resembles a Champions Tour major. And now it’s coming to a reinvigorated Poppy Hills.
Poppy Hills was played for the first time in 13 months, and everyone seems to like it! See the Golf Channel’s feature, and more reviews as they come in.
NCGA member Patrick Moran had a blast hitting the ceremonial first tee shot and playing the new Poppy Hills at the Grand Opening on Thursday. Read Moran’s thoughts on the new layout.
It was a big day! It was announced that Poppy Hills will co-host The First Tee Open with Pebble Beach, plus the opening shot was hit, complete with a flyover by a hawk. Learn more about the day, watch video and see our photo gallery.
Even before the first shot was hit at the new Poppy Hills, it was announced that the course will co-host The First Tee Open with Pebble Beach in September.
Santa Cruz’ Juli Inkster has been tabbed 2015 Solheim Cup captain. Along with bringing her personal prowess, Inkster should have no problem connecting with the younger players.
Former NCGA star Ben Geyer picked up his first win as a professional, capturing the eGolf Tour West’s Arrowood Open. Geyer was the NCGA Player of the Year in 2012 and 2013.
The renovation of the greens at Harding Park in San Francisco is complete. Will the Schwab Cup Championship or more arrive in 2015?
Torrey Pines has been extended an invitation to host the 2021 U.S. Open, 13 years after Tiger Woods won his last major. Olympic Club could be in line for a 2023 bid.