USC freshman-to-be Justin Suh and Pioneer High of San Jose sophmore Sabrina Iqbal each picked up their second JTNC Player of the Year titles. Suh is the first male to win two POY titles. Iqbal joins Casie Cathrea as females who have won back-to-back titles.
The NCGA will be well represented during the Morse Cup portion of next week’s annual Pacific Coast Amateur Championship—NCAA champion Bryson DeChambeau, Player of the Year Maverick McNealy and defending champion Corey Pereira, who cruised to the title last year. will team up.
A slew of some of the best players from the Junior Tour of Northern California will tee it up at next week’s U.S. Junior Amateur Championship and U.S. Junior Girls’ Amateur Championship.
St. Mary’s senior Jonathan De Los Reyes has had the hot hand before. He had it again in Sunday’s final round of the NCGA Amateur Stroke Play Championship, shooting a record 65 at Poppy Hills.
A player from the north once again won the SCGA Senior Championship. Gary Vanier took his second title in two years on Wednesday. Jeff Burda won the event last year and in 2011.
The 4th hole at Lake Merced Golf Club will play in a pivotal role in determining the winner at this week’s California Amateur Championship. What is it that makes the hole so tough?
Former NCGA champion Kevin Lucas and Junior Tour of Northern California alum Bryson DeChambeau each completed the road to Chambers Bay. The duo advanced at different Sectional qualifiers, earning them a spot in the U.S. Open at Chambers Bay.
Getting a chance to play in this year’s U.S. Open at Chambers Bay. That’ll be the goal for everyone, including a number of players with NCGA connections, at a 36-hole qualifier to be held Monday in Southern California. It’s the only Sectional qualifier to be held in the Golden State.
Former NCGA Board of Directors member Eddie LeBaron, who was a star on the gridiron and a hero on the battlefield in Korea, died Wednesday in Stockton. Along with receiving the Bronze Star, LeBaron was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame in 1980.
St. Mary’s alum Ben Geyer finished T-21 at the Web.com Tour Q-School Finals to earn playing privileges in 2015. Also earning his card was Stanford alum Cameron Wilson, who finished T-28.