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.
Lake Merced has been a breeding ground for women’s golf over the years. Many players in next month’s Swing Skirts LPGA Classic have played the course in USGA events, including Lydia Ko, Yani Tseng and Natalie Gulbis.
Brothers Shintaro and Shotaro Ban, both winners this past weekend, got into the game after being taken to the range by their father.
Livermore amateur and San Francisco City champ Casie Cathrea is moving forward after making the decision to leave Oklahoma State.