NCGA Golf Magazine

The award-winning NCGA Golf magazine is the official publication of the Northern California Golf Association. The magazine is mailed to the homes of our membership community of over 180,000 golfers and nearly 1,400 clubs. NCGA Golf is published four times a year (January, April, July and October) and features stories on travel, golf courses and tournaments, along with regular features on instruction and the Rules of Golf. The NCGA also produces NCGA Golf Plus, a monthly digital version of the magazine.

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Fall 2022

The Psychology of Golf; Erik Bowen Profile; New Mexico Travel; Golf in the Kingdom Turns 50

Summer 2022

The Breadth of Events in NorCal; Michelle Wie Profile; Travel: Bandon Dunes and Gamble Sands: Club Champions

Spring 2022

Inside the Facilty: Those who make it all happen; Stanford Golf Rising; Golf’s Renaiassance Man; Travel-Idaho Gems

Winter 2022

Spring Creek G&CC is Thriving in The Valley; Meet 2022 President Gary Fox; Marion Hollins Gets the Hall Call; The Loustalots Family Affair

Fall 2021

The COVID Boom; NorCal natives Scott McCarron and Kevin Sutherland; Golf in the Phoenix region; Poppy Ridge Turns 25

Summer 2021

Faces of the NCGA 2; Bay Area native Will Zalatoris; Golf in The City of the Angels; Paula Creamer and Rachel Heck

Spring 2021

Spectrum of NCGA Clubs/Membership; U.S. Women’s Open at Olympic Club, Lake Tahoe, Yoga for Golfers

Winter 2021

2021 NCGA President Bob Goldstein Profile; Sequoyah CC; Becoming Bryson DeChambeau, NCGA alum John Catlin, Hitting Up Las Vegas

Fall 2020

Architecture Issue: Robert Hunter and Chandler Egan; Collin Morikawa Profile; Align to be Fine; Field of Dreams

Spring 2020

Junior Tour of Northern California; Arron Oberholser Profile; Hawaiian Holiday; Pitch Perfect

Summer 2020

Youth on Course: From NCGA Roots to Across North America; Kevin Chappell, Natalie Gulbis Profiles; San Diego Travel; Stay Calm, Play Better

Winter 2020

Morro Bay Golf Course; Presidents Michael Weeks (NCGA) and Stuart Francis (USGA); PGA Championship at TPC Harding Park; Annual Rules Quiz

Fall 2019

Faces of the NCGA: What Are They Up to Now?; 50-Year Loopers; Kira Kazantsev Profile; Sacramento’s Champ for Youth Golf

Summer 2019

Careers in Golf; the Lucius Bateman Story; Prep Like Cal Women’s Golf; 420 Holes in 24 Hours

Spring 2019

U.S. Open Preview; Pebble Beach Through Eyes of a Champ, Memories of Pebble, Texas Two-Step, Annika Sorenstam

Fall 2018

Games You Can Play; U.S. Girls’ Junior, Summer of Noh, The Rabbit Game, Cindy Vining Instruction

Winter 2019

Pasatiempo Golf Club (Then and Now), Jim Nantz profile, NCGA Club champs, DeChambeau on a Roll, Johnny Miller Family Time. Rules Quiz

Summer 2018

U.S. Girls’ Junior Championship at Poppy Hills, Revamped Rules, U.S. Amateur Preview, Remembering Helen Lengfeld, Jim Fitzpatrick Profile

Spring 2018

Great Escapes, Blair Wish Project, Cal Club’s Centennial, Kay Cockerill Profile, James Hahn, Meadowood

Winter 2018

North Ridge Country Club, Meet the President; AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am Preview; Simulate Success

Fall 2017

Golf Architecture Issue; Haggin Oaks Rocks, Maverick McNealy Turns Pro; Master Your Short Game

Summer 2017

Golf’s Military Roots in Northern California; Travel to Bend & San Luis Obispo; History of Mare Island GC; Cameron Champ Q&A; Ageless Wonders; Training Aides

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Spring 2017

Junior Golf Programs in Northern California; Olympic Club Profile; Summer Travel to San Diego & Beyond; Ricky Barnes Q&A; The Best New Drivers

Winter 2017

San Jose Country Club Profile; Face-On Putting w/ Bryson DeChambeau; Island Hopping Hawaiian Style; Annual Golf Course Directory & Rules Quiz; New Wedges

Fall 2016

Ultimate Getaways in the great outdoors; Tom Watson Q&A; Poppy Ridge Turns 20; Game Improvement DIY style; NCGA Hall of Fame Night; Holiday Gift Guide

Summer 2016

The Best of Lake Tahoe Golf; GolfBoards invade NorCal; The Golden Bear of Cal Golf; New Golf Shoes; Q & A with Bryson DeChambeau; Golf returns to the Olympics

Spring 2016

U.S. Women’s Open at CordeValle preview; Poppy Hills to host the 2018 U.S. Girls’ Junior; Best New Drivers of 2016; Grizzly Ranch Golf Club; 100th S.F. City Championship

Winter 2016

Lodi’s World Champion Long Driver Ryan Winther; Going to the Masters; Q&A with Sacramento’s Natalie Gulbis; San Luis Obispo and Cabo, Mexico travel features

Fall 2015

Unbeatable Bandon Dunes; How to Set Up a Women-Friendly Course; What College Golf Coaches Do; Q&A with NBA Finals MVP Andre Iguodala; At What Age do Golfers Peak?

Summer 2015

The Game-Changing Youth on Course; Why My Son Plays Golf; Beautiful Banff and Jasper Park; The Se Ri Pak Effect; Trent Dilfer Q&A

Spring 2015

Schaffer’s Mill; Streamsong; Why the Best Change Their Swings; Del Paso, The Jones Family Legacy; The Golf Galaxy’s Fortnight in San Francisco.

Winter 2015

A celebration of Northern California Golf; Northern California’s Greatest Golfers; The Pebble Beach Dream 18; Unique Holes in the Region; Cypress Lakes. Q&A: Mark O’Meara.