The NCGA’s Poppy Hills has been named a finalist for National Course of the Year by the National Golf Course Owner’s Association. In 2015, Poppy Hills was named Course of the Year by the California Golf Course Owner’s Association.
The new Poppy Hills Golf Course will make its USGA debut when it hosts the 2018 U.S. Girls’ Junior Championship. On Monday, the USGA announced that Poppy Hills will host the championship July 16-21.
2015 featured another full slate of NCGA tournaments in the Northern California region. Here’s a photo gallery of some of the best scenes and moments of the year.
The awards keep coming in for the new Poppy Hills Golf Course. Recently, the California Golf Course Owners Association tabbed the NCGA’s home course its 2015 Course of the Year.
After 15 years as a course rater for the NCGA, 77-year-old Twain Harte resident Chuck Jett is retiring. He leaves with Course Rater of the Year honors.
Even at the age of 81, K.C. Cote has absolutely no plans to retire. Her passion for the game–and life itself–stems from two tours of duty as an Air Force nurse during the Vietnam War.
Golf and football mixed as NCGA members enjoyed Golf Day on the Farm Saturday at Stanford. Along with getting to watch Stanford take on Arizona, members got to meet the defending national champion Stanford Women’s Golf Team.
Nick Moore, Jim Knoll and Herb Jensen are the 2014-2015 NCGA Player of the Year, Senior Player of the Year and Super Senior Player of the Year, respectively.
The NCGA’s new Women’s Amateur and Senior Women’s Amateur Tours will be part of the 2015-2016 tournament season.
The NCGA points program now features a Women’s Amateur Tour and Senior Women’s Amateur Tour. The new Tours will officially begin play beginning Oct. 1, 2015.