October 24, 2017 The USGA today announced Pebble Beach Golf Links as the site for the 2023 U.S. Women’s Open and 2027 U.S. Open Championships, the 14th and 15th USGA championships in the course’s storied history. Pebble Beach, which is already scheduled to host the 2018 U.S. Amateur and 2019 U.S. Open Championships, will host…
Northern California will be well-represented again when the 2016 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball and U.S. Women’s Amateur Four-Ball Championships get underway at Winged Foot and Streamsong Resort, respectively.
Not enough time for a 36-hole event? Want to play with your friend or significant other against players of the same caliber? The new NCGA One-Day Competitions are just the thing you’re looking for. As a bonus, the competitions are also a great deal.
The USGA announced that the 2021 U.S. Women’s Open will be held at the Olympic Club. It means that two U.S. Women’s Opens will be held in NorCal in a span of five years. This year’s U.S. Women’s Open is being held at CordeValle in San Martin.
Over the last few years, there’s been whispers that the AT&T Pro-Am was getting tired. The field for the 2016 AT&T Pro-Am brings back a much needed jolt.
Last weekend’s Frys.com Open was the last, as supermarket chain Safeway will take over as title sponsor in 2016. As part of the deal, the season-opening PGA Tour event will continue to be held at Silverado Resort in Napa through 2020.
With his win at the U.S. Amateur, Bryson DeChambeau joined Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and Ryan Moore as the only players to win the title and NCAA Championship in the same year. The last NorCal player to win the U.S. Amateur was Ricky Barnes in 2002.
The last time a Northern California native won a USGA individual title remains Ricky Barnes at the 2002 U.S. Amateur. Why is it so hard to win a USGA title? Those who have knocked on the door but been denied explain.
A strong Northern California contingent will be among those teeing off in next week’s U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship. The group will be looking to do something that hasn’t been done in over a decade. The last player with NorCal ties to win the title was San Francisco’s Dorothy Delasin in 1999.
Ahmed and Hussain Ali of Palo Alto were a bit nervous competing at the U.S. Amateur Four-Ball, but for good reason. Ahmed was the youngest player in the field. Both were making their USGA debuts.