Regular (Green Grass) Club Championships

Entry into club championship events is through your Club Official Only. Clubs are not required to hold qualifying for their teams, but may do so if they like.

For clubs wishing to pay entry fees by credit card please click the Online Event Registration Link here and create a new user account with our new registration system. Once you have created an account please contact Alex Anderson or Spencer Sorensen in the Rules and Competitions Department at 831-625-4653 to have your account as a club officer activated.

For clubs wishing to pay entry fees by check please print and fill out the entry form and mail it to the address below.

NCGA Tournaments
3200 Lopez Road
Pebble Beach, CA 93953

2020 Championship Handbook

Zone Championship

Regional Dates: See chart below.
Regional Sites: See chart below.

Regional Zone qualifying will play one round at Carmel Valley Ranch GC and one round at Poppy Hills GC.

The top two teams from each regional zone will return for the Zone Championship.

Zone Championship Dates: August 31 – September 1, 2020.
Zone Championship Sites: Poppy Hills GC & Spyglass Hill GC
Limit: One four-person team per club. Entry Fee: $640 per team.

Eligibility: NCGA regular member clubs only (one team). Multi-members can only represent one club. No players under 18 years of age. A numeric Handicap Index listed on their club’s Master Report on the date of registration not to exceed 36.4 (men) or 40.4 (women).

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

Zone Dates

Zone Entry Close Regional Tournament Courses
Sacramento 3/15 4/6 – 4/7 CVR / PH
South Bay 3/15 4/6 – 4/7 PH / CVR
Northeast Bay 3/22 4/13 – 4/14 CVR / PH
East Sacramento 3/22 4/13 – 4/14 PH / CVR
North 4/5 4/27 – 4/28 CVR / PH
North Bay 4/5 4/27 – 4/28 PH / CVR
East Bay 4/19 5/13 – 5/14 CVR / PH
South Valley 4/19 5/13 – 5/14 PH / CVR
San Francisco Bay 5/17 6/8 – 6/9 CVR / PH
South Coast 5/17 6/8 – 6/9 PH / CVR
North Valley 6/28 7/20 – 7/21 CVR / PH
Central Valley 6/28 7/20 – 7/21 PH / CVR
South Sierra 7/12 8/3 – 8/4 CVR / PH
North Sierra 7/12 8/3 – 8/4 PH / CVR
Zone Championship 8/31 – 9/1 Poppy Hills / Spyglass Hill

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Four-Ball Net Championship

(Two-Person Better Ball)
Entries Close: May 3, 2020
Qualifying Date: May 26 – 30, 2020
Championship Dates: June 22-23, 2020
Championship Site: Poppy Hills GC
Entries: One to three teams based on club membership
Entry Fee: $270 per team

Eligibility: NCGA regular member clubs ONLY may send up to THREE teams.  Multi-members can only represent one club. Players must have reached their 18th birthday on or before June 22, 2020 and must have a numeric handicap index listed on their club’s master report on the date of registration.

Number of entries: Clubs are entitled, but not required, to submit 3 teams.

Format:  Four-Ball (Two-Person Better Ball) net stroke play. 18 holes for qualifying. 36 holes, 18 holes per day for the championship proper.  Play will be 85% of the course handicap using a maximum handicap index of 18.4 for calculation.  All players with handicap indexes of 18.5 and above are eligible but must play to a maximum handicap index of 18.4.

Qualifying Sites: Fountaingrove GAC 5/26, Poppy Ridge GC 5/28, Coyote Creek GC 5/28, Sunnyside CC 5/28, Peach Tree GCC 5/28, Crazy Horse Ranch GC 5/29, Paso Robles GC 5/29, Castle Oaks GC 5/29, Ancil Hoffman GC 5/30, Monarch Bay GC 5/30.

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Senior Four-Ball Net Championship

(Two-Person Better Ball)
Entries Close: August 2, 202020
Qualifying Date: August 24 – 30, 2020
Championship Dates: September 14-15, 2020
Championship Site: Poppy Ridge GC
Entries: One to three teams based on club membership
Entry Fee: $270 per team

Eligibility: All NCGA member clubs may send up to THREE teams. Multi-members can only represent one club. Players must have reached their 55th birthday on or before September 14, 2020 and have a numeric handicap index listed on their club’s Master Report on the date of registration.

Number of entries: Clubs are entitled, but not required, to submit 3 teams.

Format: Four-Ball Stroke Play (Two-Person Better Ball). 18 holes for qualifying. 36 holes, 18 holes per day for the championship proper. Play will be 85% of the course handicap using a maximum handicap index of 18.4 for calculation. All players with valid handicap indexes, including those of 18.5 and above, are eligible but must play to a maximum handicap index of 18.4.

Qualifying Sites: Cameron Park CC 8/24, Santa Rosa GCC 8/24, Crystal Springs GC 8/27, Del Monte GC 8/28, Hiddenbrooke GC 8/28, Metropolitan GL 8/27, Peach Tree GCC 8/27,  Ancil Hoffman GC 8/29, Monarch Bay GC 8/29, Paso Robles GC 8/29.

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Team Match Championship

Team Match Program is a competition between players that belong to regular NCGA member clubs. Events use a format where two players from a side face off against two players from an opposing side in four-ball and individual matches concurrently, with players earning two points for a win and one point for a halve.

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Cal Scratch League Championship

California Scratch League Program is a competition for clubs held in the Fall. The league uses a format where every hole is worth 16 points–7 to the winner, 5 to second, 3 to third and 1 for fourth. Each player then competes against the other three players in the foursome. If all the players tie on a specific hole, each player receives four points. At the end of the season, the best team from Northern California takes on the Southern California champion in the finals.

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