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55th NCGA Zone Championship | Spyglass Hill/Poppy Hills | August 22-23, 2022

2022 champions Chardonnay GC

First played in 1967, the NCGA Zone Championship is a four-person team event for regular clubs. Fourteen regional championships are staged with the champion and runner-up qualifying for the final championship at the end of August. Plumas Lake G&CC holds the record for the most wins with three (2008, 2010 & 2019). Four clubs have won twice: Palo Alto Hills (1968, 1970), Del Rio G&CC (1969, 2013), Kings CC (1977, 2003) and Churn Creek GC (1993, 2012). No club has ever repeated as champion.

REGIONAL ZONE QUALIFYING: Poppy Hills GC & Del Monte GC
Regional Zone qualifying will play one round at Poppy Hills GC and one round at Del Monte GC. The dates for each Regional Zone rotate throughout the calendar on an annual basis.
The top two teams from each Regional Zone will return August 22-23, 2022 for the championship at Spyglass Hill and Poppy Hills golf courses.

Club Zone Chart (Which Zone does your club belong to?)

 

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            Zone Entry Close Tournament Date Courses
San Francisco Bay 3/13 4/4 – 4/5 Del Monte/Poppy Hills
South Coast 3/13 4/4 – 4/5 Poppy Hills/Del Monte
North Valley 3/20 4/11 – 4/12 Del Monte/Poppy Hills
Central Valley Zone 3/20 4/11 – 4/12 Poppy Hills/Del Monte
Sacramento 3/27 4/18 – 4/19 Del Monte/Poppy Hills
South Bay 3/27 4/18 – 4/19 Poppy Hills/Del Monte
Northeast Bay 4/3 4/25 – 4/26 Del Monte/Poppy Hills
East Sacramento 4/3 4/25 – 4/26 Poppy Hills/Del Monte
North Bay 5/1 5/23 – 5/24 Poppy Hills/Del Monte
North 5/1 5/23 – 5/24 Del Monte/Poppy Hills
East Bay 6/26 7/18 – 7/19 Del Monte/Poppy Hills
South Valley 6/26 7/18 – 7/19 Poppy Hills/Del Monte
South Sierra 7/3 7/25 – 7/26 Poppy Hills/Del Monte
North Sierra 7/3 7/25 – 7/26 Poppy Hills/Del Monte
ZONE CHAMPIONSHIP       8/22 – 8/23 Spyglass Hill / Poppy Hills

 

ENTRY FEE: $640 per team.

ELIGIBILITY: NCGA regular member clubs only may send one team to their specified Regional Zone. Multi-members can only represent one club. Clubs may send a second team so long as one of the two teams is comprised of all female players. Players must have reached their 18th birthday on or before August 22, 2022 and have a numeric handicap index listed on their club’s master report on the date of registration.

FORMAT: Best two balls of four. Play will be 85% of the course handicap using a maximum handicap index of 18.4 for calculation (25.4 for women). All players with valid handicap indexes, including those of 18.5 or above, are eligible but men must play to a maximum current handicap index of 18.4 and women must play to a maximum current handicap index of 25.4.

NOTE: Clubs are not required to hold qualifying to send a team. If a club has four members interested in playing, the club may send the team.

 

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Past Champions

 

1967 North Ridge CC 61-60-121
1968 Palo Alto Hills GCC 61-69-120
1969 *Del Rio GCC 60-56-116
1970 Palo Alto Hills GCC 61-60-121
1971 *Whitney Ranch National GC 60-56-116
1972 Sunnyvale GC 62-61-123
1973 Butte Creek CC 61-62-122
1974 California GC 59-60-119
1975 Palm Lakes GC 57-62-119
1976 Selma Valley GC 60-64-124
1977 Kings CC 59-63-122
1978 Sunset Whitney GC 61-63-124
1979 Belmont CC 62-57-119
1980 Sequoyah CC 61-59-120
1981 Rancho Del Rey GC 61-64-125
1982 Peninsula GCC 59-62-121
1983 Gold Hills GC 61-64-125
1984 Cobb Meadows GC 60-58-118
1985 Vineyard Knolls GC 66-58-124
1986 Tularcitos GCC 58-64-123
1987 Fort Washington GCC 63-61-124
1988 Corral de Tierra CC 62-57-119
1989 Boulder Creek GC 60-61-121
1990 Swenson Park GC 57-57-114
1991 Bing Maloney GC 61-59-120
1992 Riverside GC 59-59-118
1993 Churn Creek GC 124-121-245
1994 Sacramento GC 120-118-238
1995 Creekside GC 119-117-236
1996 Valley Oaks GC 114-118-232
1997 Cherry Island GC 118-120-238
1998 Lemoore GC 122-121-243
1999 Bayonet/Black Horse 128-126-254
2000 Sierra View of Visalia 124-122-246
2001 Brentwood GC 120-117-237
2002 Champions GC 123-117-240
2003 Kings CC 124-121-245
2004 Summitpointe CC 125-124-249
2005 Redwood Empire GCC 124-124-248
2006 Oakdale GCC 122-118-240
2007 Shelter Cove 123-119-242
2008 Plumas Lake GCC 123-123-246
2009 Monterey Peninsula CC 130-124-254
2010 Plumas Lake GCC 119-138-257
2011 Benbow GC 130-117-247
2012 Churn Creek GC 124-120-244
2013 Del Rio GCC 125-119-244
2014 Tulare GC 123-125-248
2015 Dairy Creek GC 125-129-254
2016 Vallejo GC 118-136-254
2017 Fresno Airways GC 125-121-246
2018 Benbow GC 125-125-250
2019 Plumas Lake GC 126-120-246
2021 Roseville GC 125-129-254
2022 Chardonnay GC 132-122-254